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Continuous Improvement Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Continuous Improvement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tianna White

  • Contact email:

    TiannaWhite@coretalent.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    60000

  • Salary low:

    50000

  • Ref:

    23190/001_1547120443

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-04

  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Tianna White

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT MANAGER

PRECISION ENGINEERING

£50,000 - £60,000 + excellent benefits

Fantastic new opportunity! We are working with a GLOBAL engineering business who have a NEWLY CREATED opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Engineer/ Lean leader to join their team!

THE ROLE:

Reporting into the Plant Manager the Continuous Improvement Engineer will be responsible for developing the lean strategy and for driving continuous improvement, thus supporting the company's journey to world class performance and growth. Focus on waste reduction, process stabilization and value creation for customers and across the company, all demonstrable through regular incremental KPI improvements.

Implement lean through training, coaching, mentoring, energising the team

Strive to eliminate waste, reduce lead time, improve customer satisfaction, and increase market share

Coordinate lean events

To manage the systems which ensure the safety of everyone in the business

Deliver sizeable growth opportunities whilst making the most of the existing resources

Upkeep of implemented lean systems and tools

Provide coaching/mentoring/training (or arrange for) to all levels of the plant on the use and practice of Lean Methodology and tools

Maintain portfolio of lean business projects and initiatives and drive prioritisation, timing, and sequencing based on targeted objectives

Implementation on the businesses job training system

Lean system implementation audits (5S, Kaizen, SOT's and 4-step job instruction)

THE PERSON:

Based out of the Bristol site, the ideal Continuous Improvement / Lean Leader will have the following skills and experience;

ESSENTIAL

Experience of Lean/CI implementation and roll out

Working knowledge of assembly operation process, cost reduction plans, and customer quality requirements

Identifies opportunities and develops new ideas

Good planning and organisational skills are essential

DESIRABLE

Engineering Degree (Industrial Engineer/Mechanical Engineer) or equivalent

Industrial engineering experience including: takt time, time study, line balancing, SPC

Experience with Lean Manufacturing Software

NEBOSH

THE COMPANY:

The company manufacture specialist engineered products into a range of markets. They are looking to develop the lean and six sigma on site so this is the perfect time to join.