continuous improvement engineer in brighton

09 August 2019
luke wemyss, randstad cpe
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£ 40,000 - £ 47,000 per year
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brighton, south east
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£ 40,000 - £ 47,000 per year
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luke wemyss, randstad cpe

job description

Are you a Continuous Improvement Engineer? Do you have experience within Powertrain Systems? Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity? Then this could be the opportunity for you!

This role will combine driving improvement in the manufacturing facilities, leading continuous improvement project and developing DFM.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a fantastic company.


* Working with a fantastic British Manufacturer in the Marine industry
* Scope for progression in the business
* Free on site parking

Key Responsibilities

Daily duties include:

* Assist in production operations to drive improvement in manufacturing efficiencies by utilising continuous improvement techniques.
* Be responsible for managing and leading continuous improvement projects, as well as mentoring Green Belts.
* Apply Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools and methodology throughout the manufacturing facility and processes.
* Implement tools such as Process Capability.
* Develop DFM, working closely with Design.
* Drive the standardisation of processes and implementation of metrics and best practices.
* Production process development with full documentation support.
* Work with Quality and Test to deliver a robust and cost-effective end to end process.
* Maintain KPI targets in line with business strategy.
* Assist in setting annual operational targets and drive improvements to achieve those targets.
* Identify and implement new technologies, specification of requirements, Capex justification, planning and implementation.
* Provide World Class Manufacturing techniques to support Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement.

Skills and Experience:


* Six Sigma Black Belt is preferred; however, training would be available to further develop a Green Belt.
* A minimum of 5 years' experience working in a manufacturing/production environment.
* A degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or related discipline is highly desirable.
* Sound knowledge of modern manufacturing methodologies and systems planning.
* Cross-functional business team environment experience preferred
* Proven ability to self-manage and deliver on time to budget.
* Excellent inter-personal skills to build relationship internally and externally.
* Reliable and flexible in their approach

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying. If your application is shortlisted, we will call you and discuss the role in further detail to ensure this role is what you are looking for and meets our client's needs.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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