A leading manufacturing company based in Leamington Spa with a globally recognisable brand require a Lean Manufacturing Engineer to join their expanding team at their facility.
LEAN MANUFACTURING ENGINEER
Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, within the Process Engineering Department, this role focuses on supporting transformation of the production methods and techniques as well as people development within an entire plant to achieve a World Class manufacturing facility.
Conducting analysis of current state using Value Stream Mapping, Spaghetti Diagram, Takt Time, Time Studies, Yamazumi etc.
Creating standardized job instruction sheets, capacity sheets, work combination tables and work charts,
Analysing processes in order to implement single piece flow, cellular manufacturing and just-in-time production,
Creating documents and templates i.e. A3, Pareto, OEE, Ishikawa,
Developing training materials on lean tools and techniques and training others,
Facilitating and leading Kaizen events,
Suggesting and implementing KPIs which will impact the bottom line and drive the right behaviours,
Designing and implementing new facility layouts,
Proposing and implementing solutions for improving efficiencies and material flow within the plant,
Managing projects involving cross-functional teams,
Daily support and resolution of production issues and implementing suggestions for improvement,
Any other duties as required by the job.
Essential Requirements for Candidates
Qualified to Degree level in manufacturing / industrial / production / process engineering with specific emphasis on Lean Manufacturing,
Deep understanding of Lean Philosophy and proven track record of implementing Lean tools and techniques i.e. VSM, Kanban, SMED, 5S, Pull, Kaizen, PFEP, Visual Management, PDCA,
Excellent analytical skills to identify root causes of problems in a structured and logical way using data and formulate robust solutions,
Excellent communication skills at all levels of the organisation,
Ability to effectively work and lead cross-functional teams,
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications especially Excel, PowerPoint and Word,
Self-motivation, drive and the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.
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