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Industrial Engineer

Leonardo UK
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26 Jul 2021

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We are looking for an Industrial Engineer to join us at Leonardo in Edinburgh. Leonardo is a global leader in defence electronics and delivers mission critical systems for situational awareness, electronic warfare and surveillance across land, sea and air. The Radar and Advanced Targeting line of business, based in Edinburgh, is uniquely positioned as one of the world's top manufacturers of radars, lasers and infra-red countermeasure systems.

As an Industrial Engineer you will have the opportunity to use and develop your process optimisation skills in various production phases for state of the art radar technology; creating world leading highly capable integrated sensor systems for Future Air and Surveillance Programmes.

Industrial Engineering are responsible for the producibility of our designs both internally and externally ensuring Repeatability & Reproducibility are key characteristics. They drive these into processes through the application of Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing principles.

What can we offer you:

Annual leave of 25 days plus bank holidays
Free parking
Award-winning pension scheme, including an attractive employer contribution
Flexible working and additional flex-leave schemes to give you the time and flexibility you need to enjoy a balanced life
Access to thousands of online courses free of charge via Coursera
Salary sacrifice schemes
Onsite Occupational Health Service to look after your physical and mental wellbeing, and keep you safe at work
Restaurant facilities, including a coffee shop and restaurant
Employee discount schemes for you and your family, including retail, cinema, hotel bookings and vehicle benefits
Family friendly policies
Learning & Development - we will assess your development needs in line with the role you wish to perform, to allow you to further develop your knowledge
Career breaks - where appropriate, we support you to pursue other interests outside the workplace
Positive support for the Reserve Forces, including additional time off for Reservists
Fundamental to this role is providing support to the Integrated Product Teams (IPT) / Operations to ensure Lean Manufacturing principles are followed, best practice applied and/or risks identified and captured with associated mitigation plans defined.
Support Continuous Improvement, challenging current Manufacturing performance to identify opportunities to improve manufacturability and eliminate waste.
Gather and analyse data to propose / drive continuous improvement initiatives and/or focused corrective action plans.
Providing evidence of Process Capability through measured demonstrated performance and adherence to KPI Targets.
The definition of Manufacturing Processes / Control Plans to minimise variation and maximise repeatability.
Proven relevant technical proficiency, through either qualification (HND/Degree), or equivalent experience and knowledge.
Expert problem solving skills, with knowledge of root cause analysis techniques.
A high level of proficiency with data analysis software such as Minitab, Excel or similar.
A basic knowledge of Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing principles, and a willingness to become an expert in them.
Experience applying Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing techniques effectively would be advantageous.
Experience in the definition of Manufacturing Processes / Control Plans to minimise variation and maximise repeatability would be advantageous.
The ability to communicate and influence across relevant levels of the company.
Interact effectively with internal customers and suppliers through the consolidation and preparation of material covering the analysis and the assessment of work completed.
Manage workload efficiently to achieve targets, controlling financial expenditure and delivery of work packages to budget
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