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Lean / Continuous Improvement Engineer

Job Summary

  • Location Havant, Hampshire
  • Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 27 August 2020
  • Ref 4454_1598516747

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Job Description

Have you accumulated great Lean experience within a machining and assembly environment? If so then we are recruiting for a Lean / Continuous Improvement Engineer to join a global manufacturer based predominantly at a Havant manufacturer.

Paying up to 45k, this role offers a genuinely exciting challenge as there is a significant amount of process improvements to be made and ultimately cost savings to be identified. This is a chance to be part of this companies' modernisation phase and this is very much a base one start with a lot to get stuck into as a Lean Engineering professional.

Tell me more!

Onsite machining and assembly, typically for mechanical products, low batch, low volume. The company have 2 sites, 80% of the time you would be in Havant with circa 20% of the time at their other site. Typically, the vast majority of the cost saving and LEAN implementations will be within their assembly and machining divisions, with approximately 70% assembly and probably 30% within machining.

The teams are relatively small within these department and your challenge as a Lean Engineer will naturally be to gain the team leads investment and buy in.

So what do I need?

It is critical you are a good few years into your career and have gained good experience and demonstrable success withing LEAN engineering, six sigma, within assembly and machining related manufacturing. Most importantly you'll need strong cross functionally communication skills to drive and sustain a favourable culture moving forwards. Be able to work closely with department managers, creating action plans, value stream mapping, using fantastic influencing skills.

  • Demonstrable success with Lean Engineering implementation
  • Six Sigma and Value Stream mapping experience
  • Assembly and machining experience
  • Strong cross functional communication skill set
  • Challenging current operations experience with demonstrable success
  • At least several years into your manufacturing career.
  • Ideally a relating degree or well certified in business/engineering.

Don't hesitate to hit apply and/or call Steph Gray 02392 483 944 if you meet the requirements and are keen to discuss. The client is in a position to interview readily and move forwards swiftly.

FPR Group is acting within the capacity of a Recruitment Agency for their client.

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Stephanie Gray

Stephanie Gray

I work in the Technical and Engineering team and enjoy continually expanding my knowledge and skills in this sector all of the time. To know that I have helped someone to find their perfect job is the greatest achievement. I enjoy speaking to my candidates and clients and really understanding them…

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