Continuous Improvement Engineer

£35000 - £45000/annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Manufacturing Futures currently seek to appoint a Continuous Improvement Engineer to join their rapidly manufacturing improvements team. The appointed Continuous Improvement Engineer will further enhance the implementation of lean manufacturing, standardisation and improvement of processes as well as carrying out support tasks. In a period of sustained growth this an excellent time to join a profitable business with a defined career path for the successful Continuous Improvement Engineer.

Continuous Improvement Engineer - Role and Responsibilities - Manufacturing Engineer

- Identify opportunities to improve throughput, manufacturing efficiency and quality performance
- Support manufacturing areas (layout, Kaizen, Kanban, etc) to ensure OEE targets are met
- Ensure 8D and problem reports are supported when necessary within specified time scales
- Implement continuous improvement throughout the business using Lean and SixSigma principles
- Liaise with internal contacts and external suppliers to improve manufacturing operations
- Provide management information in report format as requested

Continuous Improvement Engineer - Skills and Experience - Manufacturing Engineer

- Prior experience working in a fast paced volume manufacturing facility
- Lean and/or Six Sigma (Yellow or Green Belt required, Black Belt advantageous) experience of process improvement in a large scale manufacturing environment
- Knowledge of systems / processes that ensure decisions are data driven, and enable machines to run more efficiently
- Some exposure to Value Stream Mapping, Problem Solving Techniques, SMED, 5S, Waste Elimination, OEE, Poka Yoke, Standardisation, Kaizen, PDCA, etc

Continuous Improvement Engineer, Lean, Manufacturing Engineer, Production Engineer, Process Improvement