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Process Improvement Engineer

Department
Production
Region
Liverpool
Closing Date
28th February 2023
Salary
Competitive
Benefits
Hybrid role, free parking, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance x4 salary, Breakdown Cover, Cycle to Work Scheme, Highstreet Discounts/Perks, Access to Employee Wellbeing Resources

Role

To improve and support the various processes within the manufacturing and production departments through analytical means and engineered solutions. The successful candidate will lead process design and implementation and observe and analyse existing processes to improve capability, up time and quality.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the wider manufacturing and production engineering team, delivering technical support and development to production processes, working closely with the manufacturing, assembly, production, and quality teams.

Main Duties

  • Observe and analyse production and assembly processes, identify opportunities to improve process capability, improve assembly efficiencies and reduce down time
  • Project management of continuous improvement initiatives/projects, from research to presenting findings for approval to senior management
  • Identify and deliver cost savings
  • Lead process design and implementation, including the procurement and justification of new production technology
  • Help to develop a Lean Manufacturing culture within production and engineering teams and the wider business
  • Lead or assist with the creation and development of improvement plans
  • Coordinate relevant training and guide teams through process changes
  • Comply with H&S policies and drive and promote safe working in the manufacturing and assembly areas

Key Competencies

  • Demonstrated project and time management skills, including a track record of creating plans and meeting deadlines
  • The successful candidate must be an enthusiastic, well rounded engineer with good attention to detail
  • Proven ability to balance multiple, competing priorities
  • Be a confident and clear communicator able to work with people at all levels from shop floor to senior management

Skills and Experience

  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of manufacturing and mechanical assembly processes
  • Proven experience of lean manufacturing principles
  • Good statistical knowledge – able to apply statistics to process improvement
  • A thorough understanding of CAD modelling, ideally Solidworks
  • Strong understanding of engineering drawings and GD&T
  • Strong problem solving and fault finding ability
  • A good Six Sigma understanding and root cause analysis skills

Qualifications

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant mechanical engineering discipline, preferably with manufacturing engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a precision manufacturing environment with experience of mechanical assembly processes, machinery improvements, process improvements, continuous improvements, and lean manufacturing

How do I apply?

Please send your cover letter and CV to hr@thechargepoint.com before the closing date of 28th February 2023.