|Salary||£35000 - £40000 per annum||Sector||Engineering|
Continuous Improvement Engineer
Salary: to £40000 + benefits
Location: North West (commutable from Liverpool, Warrington, Chester, Wrexham, Manchester area)
As a Continuous Improvement Engineer –this is a key leadership role responsible for managing and driving the implementation of World Class Manufacturing across the site & being a standard bearer.
This role will look at technologies and projects in order to drive the business forward with a focus on reduction of waste and optimisation. The role will have a direct impact on Manufacturing performance KPI improvement, will interact with Plant Management team and functional experts within the business.
o Problem solving with application of advanced techniques and tools
o Improve the work place organisation and internal material flow, line balancing, application of low cost automation and robotics.
o Improve safety and environmental culture and performances
o Reduction of energy consumption and environmental impact
o Support plant digitalisation and automation projects
o Manage and drive the implementation of WCM activities for losses eradication within regional manufacturing context with direct impact on Manufacturing performance KPI's
o Providing WCM coaching for the plants, developing and managing WCM skills
o Interact directly with Plant Management and functional experts within the business and external contacts within WCM Organisation
You will already have significant experience in a similar World Class Manufacturing (WCM), Operational Excellence or Lean Six Sigma position, delivering world class manufacturing excellence with high volume manufacturing organisations.
o Degree Qualification preferred but not essential dependant on experience
o Six Sigma experience at Green Belt or above including proven implementation
o Good working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques and their implementation. Kan Ban, SMED, Singe piece flow, 7 wastes, 5S
o Working knowledge of the automotive industry, preferably some experience within a leadership role in a manufacturing environment
o Proven experience of implementation of workcell/plant layouts including Value Stream Mapping
o Excellent communication and presentation skills
o Ability to work on own initiative and develop and grow our WCM culture within the plant
o Excellent analytical skills with an ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral
This is an excellent opportunity for a Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Process Improvement or Six Sigma professional to be instrumental in the plants expansion and also to support a brand new venture, establishing a green field factory development from the ground up. In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.
Apply on-line or call Sandeep Dhillon for a confidential discussion technical-network.co.uk
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