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Continuous Improvement Engineer

  • Location:

    Somerset

  • Sector:

    Quality and Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

  • Contact email:

    mandrews@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

  • Job ref:

    V-116636

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-24

  • Startdate:

    2021-06-23

JOB- Continuous Improvement Engineer
LOCATION- Somerset
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £35,000 - £45,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for Continuous Engineer on a permanent basis in the Somerset area who has great leadership skills, is experienced with Lean manufacturing principles and methods with a passion for process improvements


The Continuous Improvement Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing
  • Excellent team leadership skills
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Lean six sigma green belt desirable
  • Consultative approach with senior management providing expertise and justification
  • Good problem-solving skills, results driven
  • Be able to work well alone as well as part of a team
  • Innovative, creative and good leadership qualities
The Continuous Improvement Engineer role will involve:

  • Fosters a continuous improvement culture throughout the business
  • Build an ongoing improvement plan for each production area
  • Be able to prepare and conduct kaizen events across cross functional teams
  • Identify bottleneck areas of the business and drive process improvement tasks to streamline the processes
  • Identify any investment requirements by collecting data and preparing justifications and ROI
  • Lead the team in the use of all Lean tools and techniques such as  6S, VSM, Kanban, TPM, RCA and DOE
  • Develop and deliver appropriate training programmes and skills matrices.
  • Take ownership and drive a Lean culture throughout the business
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV to find out more, along with your availability and your salary expectation.

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