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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Continuous Improvement Engineer

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  • Salary:

    45000-50000 Per Annum

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    Sam Arnold

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Location: Hereford

Salary: £45K - 50K

Continuous Improvement Engineer – Overview

A manufacturing company are now looking for an Continuous Improvement Engineer

to join their team.

Continuous Improvement Engineer – Responsibility

  • Utilizing CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System) data, hourly output control and OEE information, identify, in conjunction with Engineers and Operations Managers, key process improvement opportunities.
  • Develop Cost Justifications and CAPEX submissions for improvement projects.
  • Ensure improvement objectives, specific goals, measures, and metrics are established for each improvement project.
  • Define and implement preventative and predictive maintenance using condition monitoring tools such as vibration, heat, noise
  • Plan and Lead FMEA teams / Kaizen events
  • Drive the progress of planned improvement implementations to ensure achievement of expected benefits within the agreed timescales.
  • Use appropriate measurement, analysis and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document process improvements.
  • Work with Finance to justify and track projects. Develop cost justifications for improvement projects and corrective actions
  • Actively promote Reliability improvement and its activities and services to all employees.
  • Advises management on the inclusion of appropriate measurement and control, systems, and systems for data collection when establishing Purchase Specifications for new capital projects.
  • Communicate key lessons learned and best practices from improvement projects.
  • Works in collaboration with other Group facilities to benchmark processes and identify and establish best practices.

Continuous Improvement Engineer - job requirements:

The ideal candidate must come from the manufacturing industry as a Continuous Improvement Engineer. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • A Degree in a field such as Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or a relevant business improvement/lean manufacturing qualification.
  • At least five years of experience in a lean manufacturing engineering role.
  • Six Sigma knowledge beneficial
  • Experience using Lean Tools – Value Stream Mapping, Visual Factory/5S
  • Experience Leading FMEA/Root Cause Analysis Teams
  • Ability to influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization
  • Confident decision-making ability
  • excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work within budgets and to deadlines

For more information please call Sam Arnold on 0161 976 3540.

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