Lean /Continuous Improvement Engineer, £35,000, Northallerton

SI Recruitment
Northallerton, UK
19 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lean /Continuous Improvement Engineer, £35,000, Northallerton

A manufacturing business in Northallerton is recruiting for a lean/continuous improvement engineer to lead, develop, improve and execute lean manufacturing and continuous improvement activities, process standardization and the reduction of variation and elimination of waste

Duties (included but not limited to)

·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.

·Provide timely feedback to managers on any quality, technical, and or delivery issues that arise.

·Attend functional and business meetings as required and support other departments in order to meet Company objectives.


·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.

·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

Monday to Friday: 7am-4.30pm

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/88023538

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