Continuous Improvement Eng

Continuous Improvement Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer / Production Engineer urgently required for exciting position with my client who are a leading design and manufacturer of mechanical security related products.

There are 1000s of product variances and the site is a combination of specialist manufacturing processes and has a large amount of hand assembly.

Part of a 3 billion world wide group this design and manufacturing facility is run independently employing circa 250 people with a turnover in excess of 20 million.

The parent group is advanced in continuous improvement and there will be support to allow this site to incorporate changes.

This is a really exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about modern manufacturing / lean techniques to have a significant impact on the future success and direction of the site. The Manufacturing Engineering Manager and senior Management team are passionate this and looking for someone who relishes the challenge of implementing a change in culture.

As a continuous improvement engineer you will be reporting directly to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager and play a key role as the company continues to implement lean manufacturing and continuous improvement across the site.

You will be working with the Manufacturing Engineering Manager and Production on projects to make improvements to efficiency to production and quality, these could include looking at including plant layout, production methods, visual management, alternative manufacturing methods, reduction in change over time (SMED) etc.

Specific duties will include:

-Identify the most cost effective methods of manufacture by improving existing processes or introducing new ones.
-Develop lean manufacturing systems including visual management systems, value stream mapping, 5 S and SMED
-Work with Design and technical department for New Product Introduction (NPI)
-Present to senior management on proposed changes including return on investment (ROI)
-Engage and work with Production to create a joined up approach to lean manufacturing
Candidate requirements
The successful candidate will currently be in continuous improvement / manufacturing / production engineering position where modern manufacturing and lean are prevalent.
-Degree in manufacturing systems / manufacturing engineering / mechanical engineering or equivalent would be preferred, HND is expected as a minimum
-Proven track record in demonstrable cost savings thorough implementation of lean
-Excellent relationship building skills
-Experience within a mechanical environment
-Experience working in a high volume hand assembly environment would be a bonus

This is a great role for continuous improvement engineer looking for the opportunity to make a real difference, the company culture is excellent and has a settled and experienced management team that work well together.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Cirencester, Worcester, Stroud, Newent

Salary : 30k - 35k pa

Date Advertised : 19 Nov 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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