Process Improvement Engineer - 33855 - up to £2109/hr

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment Product Eng
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£19.00 - £21.00 p hour
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Process Improvement Engineer - Gaydon - up to £21 per hour

An opportunity has arisen for a Process Improvement Engineer to work for this luxury automotive OEM based in the Warwickshire area. As Process Improvement/Development Engineer, you will be working within the Product Creation & Delivery organisation. This is a fast moving, dynamic, and immensely successful organisation, currently undergoing a significant period of change, growth and global expansion. This growth is driving the need to modify and re-engineer many of the organisation's existing key work processes, as well as develop new business processes to support its transformation agenda.

This Process Engineer role is responsible for providing a robust and responsive product creation and delivery (PCDS) network for the development of all programmes. PCDS is the generic framework for all programmes - showing what the x-functional teams has to deliver when to ensure programme delivery in time, cost and quality.

Key responsibilities include:

- Leading and managing process improvements in the PCDS Framework - particularly within a cross-functional, end-to-end environment

- Facilitating and supporting process improvement undertaken by other functions and departments within the organisation

- Providing direction, coordination and support to business process owners/ process improvement teams in development and implementation of business process improvements

- Assessing & analysing the capability and baseline performance of business processes

- Utilising data analysis skills (qualitative & quantitative) to identify process flaws and improvement opportunities in product development processes, and working with multiple stakeholders to deliver process improvement

- Identifying risk and deviations through process assurance ensuring set up of preventative and corrective measures

Skills Required:

- Highly collaborative with excellent networking, communication and consultation skills
- Strong knowledge and experience in business process improvement, process modelling and re-engineering methods and tools. Project management methodology experience and skills
- Strong knowledge of the automotive development process.

Primary Skills:

- Highly collaborative with excellent networking, communication and consultation skills

- Ability to respond with urgency and quality of execution within a fast-paced organisation

- Strong knowledge and experience in business process improvement, process modelling and re-engineering methods and tools

- Project management methodology experience and skills

- Ability to analyse complex data and process the information for senior management consumption

- Ability to diagnose, and execute practical solutions in complex cross- functional process environments

- Experience leading others in process reviews, business analysis, and/or special projects that include defining business requirements and developing strategies to improve work flow

Experience Preferred:

- Knowledge of automotive sector and new product introduction domain

- Competence in MS Project & Visio and P6

- Intermediate competence in Excel (VBA toolset) - to develop and deploy reports from various data sources in a standard MS Excel format.

- Competent in usage of process modelling tools & methodologies

- Innovative & energetic presentation style Education

Education Required:

Degree-level qualified

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert