Quality / Continuous Improvement Engineer

Birmingham, West Midlands
£28,000 per annum
24 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen at a leading UK packaging manufacturer based in the West Midlands for a key role as Continuous Improvement Engineer. Reporting to the Head of Operations, you will primarily be responsible for leading all continuous improvement and lean manufacturing activities. On offer is the opportunity to join a growing manufacturing business and further career development.

The Role:

- Lead all continuous improvement and lean manufacturing activities.

- Execute best practice systems in lean manufacturing to continuously improve operational performance and reduce costs.

- Evaluate all process improvements and execute plans across production to improve standards to deliver operational excellence.

- Lead projects for the introduction of new equipment, processes and products.

- Provide training and coaching in new systems of work as required.

- Develop and execute new standard operating procedures in production.

- Effect high standards of communication across the business.

- Develop and maintain suitable KPI's to monitor improvements.

The Person:

- Previous experience working as a Continuous Improvement Engineer or Manufacturing Improvement Engineer.

- Experience working within a fast-paced manufacturing industry.

- Detailed understanding of lean manufacturing techniques including waste elimination, kaizen, 5S, visual management and quick changeovers.

- Skilled in structured problem-solving techniques.

- Ability to work with people, deliver training and drive change.

- Excellent organisation, planning, project management and communication skills.

- Good knowledge of process improvement.

- Excellent IT skills including MS Office.

We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this vacancy. If you are not selected for this particular position, your CV will be kept on file and you may be contacted for other suitable roles in the future. All our vacancies are listed at www.kateandco.com.

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