Continuous Improvement Engineer
You have the chance to join an established company that are committed to advancing their operational efficiency. As the Continuous Improvement Engineer of their Cambridgeshire based facility, you will be given the opportunity to really impact this site & drive sustainable improvement.
This leading manufacturer develop an array of specialist products & are looking to do so in the most effective & efficient way. As the Continuous Improvement Engineer you will be instrumental in driving best practice through improving their manufacturing processes.
You will be working closely with other departments in order to deliver significant sustainable operational and continuous efficiency improvements.
- Monitoring process performance and working with the Production and Technical Teams in establishing opportunities for improvement and acting as lead for action generation and close out
- To act as a Lean expert to help drive business improvement and also coach people throughout the business to develop their Lean capability
- Contribute to the development and update of Lean methods and tools
- Develop progress reports of overall Continuous Improvement activities including accomplishments, participation, projected activities, and anticipated needs
- Work with production teams and conduct cycle time analysis to verify current / future production rates and target potential improvements
- Working closely with the Project Engineer on change management processes which entails new installations and/or significant process changes
- Providing engineering support on all plant CAPEX projects and to the Management team
- Facilitating the Management of Change process where applicable
- Actively contribute in HAZID, HAZOP, Risk Assessments
- Working with Maintenance Manager on areas of continuous improvement including - Plant critical assessments, Life Cycle Analysis, New Technology review
The successful applicant will be a Continuous Improvement Engineer/Specialist, ideally with experience within a FMCG or Chemical Manufacturing environment & the following:
- Ideally a degree in Chemical or Process Engineering
- Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques including; six sigma, 5S, SMED, VSM and Kaizen
- Ability to manage and drive change
- An understanding of EHS regulations
- Ability to lead CI initiatives
- Problem solving and team working skills
- Good communication skills
Circa £35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits