33913 Business Improvement Engineer

Recruiter
Engineering & Production Management Consultants Limited
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
21.81 GBP Hourly
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
01 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

Position Description:
To work with the relevant CoCs and vehicle programme teams to help develop the Commodity and Product Creation & Delivery Systems (PCDS) that are the catalyst for our new vehicles. Communication of key work processes associated with commodity creation and delivery at part level (CCDS) and Product creation and delivery at product/programme level and driving process awareness to enable successful projects. Design and implement improvements to key processes supporting PCDS and CCDS, to ensure it is fit for purpose' and that changes are embedded in the organisation to enable the business to operate these processes. Manage continuous improvement / development projects to ensure key work processes supporting PCDS and CCDS evolves and matures as required to support product delivery. Conducting workshops to enhance understanding of business process and gather requirements. Facilitating workshops with SMEs to define process and required levels. Manage changes to process in collaboration with identified process owners to help maintain a single source of process truth. Effective deployment of key work processes supporting PCDS and CCDS, providing the vehicle programme teams and associated functions with guidance around process steps, deliverables, decision points and approval levels. To ensure adherence to PCDS and CCDS, providing quality assurance and raising deviation concerns to management. Contributing to the effective deployment of process methodologies and applicable tools to support a Continuous Improvement culture. Ensure integrity of processes within and across the work systems (CCDS and PCDS) by periodically reviewing process interfaces across the process model.

KEY SKILLS:
Experience in process and work system thinking and deployment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Proven ability to deliver against targets within challenging environments.
Automotive or engineering background.

Experience Required:
Ability to influence outside of direct responsibility and beyond own function via stakeholder engagement, strong customer mind-set.
Excellent facilitation skills.
Project experience.
High levels of energy and engagement.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong levels of focus and determination.
Good IT skills, particularly MS Office.

Experience Preferred:
Prior experience in using (any) Business Process Management tools would be an advantage.