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Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer - Bolton

Ref: 6639 Date Posted: Tuesday 02 Apr 2024
Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer
Location:                 Bolton
Salary:                     Up to £43,000
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe, that have an exciting opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer.
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
The Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer role:
As the successful candidate, you will support the Assembly Operations business in the delivery of complex systems to UK & international customers. You will support and lead waste/defect reduction activities that will increase productivity as we drive towards trebling our production rates while reducing our costs.
There will be a requirement to liaise with other functions within the business, ensuring they are fully aware of all improvement activities that are ongoing within the business. You will provide leadership, direction and support across Assembly Operations at all levels of the organisation.
  • Set up, support and govern CI reviews, ensuring they are robust and sustainable.
  • Facilitate and run CI plans to enable the implementation of corrective & preventative actions
  • Supporting root cause analysis for externally supplied detail products
  • Reduce defective issues within the business which include concessions, rework and non-conformances using an 8D / A3 methodology.
  • Implementation of process controls & process capability based on critical and significant features driven by the customer.
  • Facilitation of PPS for Root cause analysis within the manufacturing facilities
  • Technical expertise on Lean tool sets and change management
Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer experience required:
  • Formal technical Engineering/Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21 along with a further education certificate to HNC or equivalent in a relevant subject or a BEng in relevant Engineering or Science Degree
  • Working in or supporting operations in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence teams outside of your direct reporting structure.
  • Experience in the use & understanding of Lean manufacturing & Six Sigma methodologies and tools (such as Minitab software), alongside CI & Quality tools
  • Leading practical problem-solving exercises with multi functional teams
  • The ability to produce, maintain and interpret data using a structured approach.
  • Have a sound understanding of manufacturing, logistical and engineering processes
Please note:
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position, and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
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