Lean Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement Engineer

The Works Recruitment Ltd
Northallerton, UK
16 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Lean Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement Engineer to join our clients management team to lead, develop, improve and execute lean manufacturing and continuous improvement activities \ processes with the focus on lean manufacturing implementation, process standardization and the reduction of variation and elimination of waste \ non-value-added activities in the business.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Develop, train and implement lean manufacturing and best practice tools and techniques across all production areas.
  • Standardize, document, train and audit manufacturing processes and methods.
  • Lead and facilitate manufacturing problem solving activities.
  • Validate new products and design changes in manufacturing.
  • Identify and execute manufacturing cost down, efficiency and effectiveness improvements
  • Support in the training and development of new personnel and the team to ensure they have the right skill set to meet the needs of the business.
  • Ensure all work & time is recorded appropriately through the required system by all team members.
  • Provide timely feedback to managers on any quality, technical, and or delivery issues that arise.
  • Work to clearly defined goals with respect to safety, quality, efficiency and delivery.
  • Adhere to general housekeeping and 5S rules ensuring the team always maintain a clean, tidy and organized working environment.
  • Attend functional and business meetings as required and support other departments in order to meet Company objectives.
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are followed by the team members.

Core Skills required:
  • 2-3 years' experience of working as Lean Implementation \ Continuous Improvement Engineer in a product design, manufacture and supply environment.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Proven leadership ability, supporting individual, team and organizational change, keeping the organization's vision, mission and values at the forefront of decision-making and action, willing to collaborate with others.
  • Ability to work under pressure, within tight deadlines, with flexible approach to working hours and a motivated team player.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships and engagement with internal \ external teams, stakeholders and customers.
  • Process driven, detailed and solutions orientated, with experience of working in a formal, continuous improvement culture and understanding of lean manufacturing tools techniques (5S \ TPM \ Std Work \ Line Balancing)
  • Strong effective decision making, organizational, time management, communication and IT skill.
  • Excellent logical reasoning, root cause analysis, deductive problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Full and current UK driving license

In return you will receive:
  • Full time permanent position
  • £35,000 Per annum depending upon experience
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Great family run company who look after there staff

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