Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 18 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameMartin Bate

Job description

Orion Partner Plus are delighted to have been retained by a leading Nonwoven manufacturer, who are seeking to onboard a Maufacturing Engineer.

This is very much a growth and deveopment position, that has the potential to create and develop an ebgineering team in time.

The Manufacturing Engineer apply Lean Manufacturing and other continuous improvement initiatives while supporting a segment of our manufacturing process

Prioritize, guide and facilitate the activities of the manufacturing function to meet organizational goals, initiatives and requirements

Partner with hourly operators/area supervisors to develop standard policies, procedures, and practices to ensure customer requirements are embodied in manufacturing processes

Establish and maintain uniform manufacturing performance metrics and reporting systems

Use data to reaffirm existing production goals, or establish new goals, and use shop floor observations to identify actions to achieve said goals

Ensure operations metrics are well-known, and track daily progress toward achieving objectives

Lead cross-functional continuous improvement initiatives for safety, on-time delivery, production efficiency, and scrap reduction

Develop the capabilities of those in the department through teaching, coaching, establishing high standards, and ensuring accountability

Exhibit and promote an attitude on the plant floor that leads to an engaged and energized workforce

Facilitate improvements in key production bottlenecks

Drive improvements by developing and implementing systems and procedures based on data analysis

Participate in and lead Kaizen events and Kaizen teams. We wiull also cosnider applicants with TQM or Six Sigma experience..


BS in Engineering or Business from an accredited institution or 5+ years plus experience in Manufacturing or related field

4 years' experience in lean/continuous improvement in a manufacturing environment

Demonstrate strong abilities in Lean Manufacturing concepts and techniques (Lean tools; Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Kaizen, TQM, Six Sigma DMAIC, etc.)

Ability to lead a cross-functional team and control timing/budget for improvement projects

Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required

Strong computer skills required including proficiency in MS Office and the ability to read and interpret Autocad drawings.

Candidate must be self-directed, a self-starter, and be able to multi-task and prioritize

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.