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Continuous Improvement Engineer

  • Job reference: 920581
  • Location: Perth & Kinross
  • Salary: GBP32000 - GBP35000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 30/10/2018


Continuous Improvement Engineer


£32,000 - £35,000 + benefits

Location - Perth

Our client, a successful manufacturing business specialising in heating alloys, elements modules and systems for industrial heating and high temperature applications is seeking to appoint a Continuous Improvement Engineer to lead the implementation of Business Improvement methodologies and ways of working. Experience in driving continuous improvement and implementing lead initiatives within a manufacturing business is essential.

Candidate skills and qualifications:

  • Be educated to HND and/or Degree level in a relevant field (Engineering or Manufacturing
  • Have experience / qualifications in Six Sigma and Lean Principles
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in delivery of Continuous Improvement across processes, plant and equipment within a manufacturing based organisation.
  • Be proactive and have the ability to work on their own initiative
  • Be able to communicate effectively, displaying good presentation and influencing skills

Job Summary

  • Support implementation of the company Business System and drive continuous improvement throughout the organisation, utilising Lean and Six Sigma principles.
  • Engage the Manufacturing team in the continuous improvement process to ensure that projects are identified, prioritised and implemented in a timely and effective manner.
  • Participate in projects relating to introduction of new plant, process and productivity improvements, root cause analysis, cost reduction, yield improvements etc.
  • Collaborate with production and engineering departments regarding automation, design and tooling to effect improvements to production efficiency.
  • Develop sound working relationships with relevant departments to ensure communications are effective and all parties understand areas of responsibility and remit.
  • Maintain the quality system (ISO 9001:2000) and the HSE systems (ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001).

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.