Industrial Engineer

Owen Daniels Consultancy
18 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type

Industrial Engineer


3-6 Month contract


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Industrial Engineer on an initial 3-6-month contract basis with a well-established manufacturing organisation based in the Birmingham area.

The Industrial Engineer is required to do the following;

  • Actively reduce waste in all its forms by championing lean manufacturing techniques and value engineering.
  • To analyse the present method of doing a job systematically in order to develop a new and better method
  • To increase the productivity by ensuring the best possible use of resources and to achieve best quality products at the minimum possible cost.
  • Ensuring the smooth introduction of product improvements, on time with the minimum of disruption.
  • Work closely with teams site wide, to understand the production processes current state and desired state.
  • Conduct observation and analysis of personnel and work procedures to determine time and motion requirements of job duties.
  • Analyse work study data and equipment specifications to establish time and production standards.
  • Apply mathematical analysis to determine validity and reliability of sampling and work study statistics.
  • Support the development of the capacity planning model utilising the standards developed.
  • Document and correct potential safety and ergonomic issues observed during the time study process.
  • Evaluate work procedure proposals and develop recommendations for management which could affect work procedures and budget decisions.
  • Assisting in the development of manufacturing best practice (benchmarking) productivity ideas and tools ensuring that these are incorporated into the programme.
  • Driving continuous improvement by establishing a specific course of action, and appropriately manage time and tasks,

The Industrial Engineer is required to have the following;

  • A degree in Manufacturing/ Industrial Engineer (or similar)
  • Manufacturing/operations background
  • MTM time Study trained, with industrial experience
  • Training in CI tools such as Load levelling, Ishikawa, PPS, Man Machine Cycle Analysis, SMED etc
  • An ability to work with others / lead a team and influence the design and process to optimise productivity
  • Ability to work in a fast moving/changing environment