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£28000 - £38000 per annum
March 26, 2021

About the role

Manufacturing Futures seek to appoint a Continuous Improvement Engineer to develop and deploy systems, thinking and behaviours throughout an expanding manufacturing business in South Yorkshire. It is important that the appointed engineer is an excellent communicator to motivate and directly engage employees. The biggest challenge of this role will be to change the mind set of an established workforce who are used to operating in a sometimes chaotic atmosphere. You need to be able to convince departments of why they should look to make changes and how these changes can benefit them for the long term. Equally you will need to be concise at board level to report back on progress. You must have extensive previous experience of improvement events / kaizen, visual management, and co-ordinating improvement activity.

Continuous Improvement Engineer Role and Responsibilities Improvement Events / Kaizen / Visual Management / Lean / Process Improvement / Operations / Manufacturing

* Lead the deployment of lean across multiple departments
* Hands-on leadership and facilitation of improvement events, ensuring active participation and buy-in
* Drive direct labour productivity through process improvements
* Deployment of a visual management operating system
* Implementation of a continuous flow line flow with supporting management operating system and organisation
* Work in strong collaboration with sourcing and supply chain functions to develop a lean supply-base

Continuous Improvement Engineer Skills and Abilities Improvement Events / Kaizen / Visual Management / Lean / Process Improvement / Operations / Manufacturing

* Educated to degree level or with appropriate work place experience/qualification
* Black-belt equivalent formal training in Lean Manufacturing (TPS) and leading improvement events / kaizen
* Ability to teach others effectively. Trainer skills certification preferred
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Proven presentation skills, including use of common tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
* Ability to engage a cross-functional team towards a desired outcome. Previous experience coordinating complex projects successfully

CI Engineer, Improvement Events, Kaizen, Visual Management, Continuous Improvement, Operations, Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement

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