Continuous Improvement Engineer

Continuous Improvement Engineer

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895647_1551353945
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
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Job Published: February 28, 2019 11:39

Job Description

Your knowledge of Continuous Improvement in manufacturing facilities, will play a crucial part in ensuring the deployment, implementation and the improvement initiatives. As a Continuous Improvement Engineer, you will run programmes championing continuous improvement.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, working for an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defence markets. They are focussing on Vertical Take-off and landing light jets, UAV's and urban mobility solutions that will revolutionize the way we fly. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Role:

The client requires a Continuous Improvement Engineer to run programmes and train staff promoting continuous improvement techniques and initiatives. The job includes;
*Ensure the deployment, implementation and the animation of improvement initiatives for one of the departments of the site.
*Facilitate and animate a series of Accelerated Improvement Workshops (AIW - Kaizen workshops) in the Department
*Be proactive and a creative force, within the allocated department, to identify new projects that help improve operational performance and use innovative solutions on ongoing projects
*Animate and support 5S, I See I Do, and EDI in their allocated departments
*Support the White Belt training plan
*Organizing the necessary benchmark in order to improve the performance in the dedicated area
*Identifying and deploying standard tools, processes and practices
*If already Black Belt certified
-Run as a project leader at least one major project a year (Black Belt project aiming to solve complex problems, reengineer a production line or a process…).
-Coach and support the Green belts on their projects on the lean-sigma approach and tools.

About You:

To be suitable for the Continuous Improvement Engineer job, you will need good knowledge of the lean-sigma techniques (Approach, DMAIC, Lean Principals) and will be preferably Black Belt trained (but could consider Green Belt trained at a lower level with a view to gaining Black Belt). You will need strong and communication skills, along with trainer and coaching capacities. You must be a proven Leader, with the ability to animate workshops and lead the change.

Continuous Improvement Engineer
Salary Negotiable

Keywords: Continuous improvement, Accelerated Improvement Workshops, AIW, Kaizen, Black Belt, LEAN, 5S, I See I Do, EDI.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

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