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Lean Engineer

Job description

Lean Engineer

Interested in working on a 4 day week? My client, a leading medical device company, is recruiting for an experienced Lean Engineer to join their team. This is a brand new job, they have never hired for this type of role before so it's a great chance to really make it your own.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Develop & implement a sustaining continuous improvement program across the business.
  • Lead the continuous improvement strategy on site.
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement, the elimination of waste and the pursuit of excellence.
  • Identify and implement value improvement programs to support the business to achieve its goals and objectives.
  • Provide training, coaching, and mentoring in lean principles to both direct and indirect including cross-functional personnel.
  • Use Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies to improve or solve manufacturing problems by reducing cost/waste.
  • Monitor and critically review progress of KPI’s against plans and achievement of continuous improvement against key performance operations assessment criteria.
  •  Responsible for identifying and highlighting further opportunities in delivering improvements in process performance along with identifying opportunities in methodologies that sustain gains.
  • Preparation and presentation of engineering standard data.
  • Work closely with R&D and Sustaining Engineering at early stages of product life cycle to ensure that new products and processes transfer at optimal performance.
  • Identification of improvement opportunities and initiation of project teams to achieve site goals and facilitating the removal of barriers to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Identify and develop improvements to increase key process metrics of Service, Delivery, Quality and Cost using Lean / 6 sigma methodologies.
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled.

Your Background and Experience:

  • Level 8 degree qualified in an Engineering or Science discipline preferably Lean / Operational Excellence Qualified
  • Lean Six Sigma certification (minimum Black Belt) with minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Experience in deploying standard work both in the manufacturing and office environment is an advantage.
  •  Experience rolling out & embedding CI methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ensures adherence to quality and safety standards with all improvement efforts
  • Excellent analytical skills and a strong visionary of waste reduction
  • Demonstrated experience in PIM, VSM, 6s, in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven ability to adapt to changing work priorities in response to a rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated self-direction & organizational skills
  • Good project management skills

For more information, please contact Emma on 091 455 307.

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