Continuous Improvement (CI) Engineer (M/F)

  • Company : Alliance Consulting
  • Localisation : Middlesex, Enfield - UK - South East England
  • Position : Continuous Improvement (CI) Engineer
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-08-29

Job Description


Continuous Improvement (CI) Engineer

Based: Enfield, North London

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 and Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package

Continuous Improvement (CI) Engineer


My client, a world class manufacturer based in Enfield, is currently seeking to recruit a Continuous Improvement Engineer to join their in-house team at their busy Manufacturing Plant in North London. The purpose of this role is to support the implementation of the Continuous Improvement plan for the plant, ensuring value is maximised throughout the organisation through eliminating waste. The successful candidate will be involved in a wide range of activities including leading departments through coaching, implementing lean tools, and complex CI projects.

They are looking for candidates with excellent engineering skills, knowledge and experience of implementing Lean tools into the workplace. Previous experience of using Root Cause Analysis would be beneficial, as would experience working worked in process driven environments (i.e. automotive, chemical, agro-chemical, FMCG, food, pharmaceutical, refining, water or similar).

Applications are invited from experienced continuous improvement engineers / process engineers / quality engineers. This opportunity would also be suitable for recent graduates who have completed a placement year or have previous industry experience.

This role covers a full range of activities, including:

  • Supporting the activities of the Lead Continuous Improvement Engineer, Continuous Improvement and Quality Manager
  • Identifying, facilitating and project managing continuous improvement projects throughout the business, working both alone and with leadership support.
  • Delivering coaching to all levels of the organisation about Lean tools to create and develop a culture of continuous improvement
  • Analysing production data to identify CI opportunities
  • Leading improvement projects focusing on reducing lead times, improving productivity, reducing customer complaints, and increasing revenues
  • Identifying problems, confirming root causes and implementing improvement actions
  • Developing a resource library for Lean tools that the business can utilise
  • Reviewing best practice both internally and externally to ensure operations act in the most efficient manner
  • Active involvement in stock take activities
  • Undertaking and assisting in incident investigation to identify root cause as appropriate

This is a challenging role; the successful applicant will be flexible, determined and self-motivated, with excellent communication skills. A significant part of the role will require direct activity on the floor of the manufacturing plant.

More information available upon application.

When applying for this role, please indicate your current salary (plus benefits package), minimum salary required, notice period and your reasons for wishing to move from your current company. Alliance Consulting is acting as an employment agency in this respect. Alliance Consulting specialise in the placement of engineers throughout the UK. By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us. Equally, if there are any companies that you do not wish your CV to be sent to (for whatever reason), then please let us know of this when you apply.

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Continuous, Improvement, CI, Lean, Cost, Engineer
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : Beginner / Young graduate
  • Salary : £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
  • References : 886380DH_1504036516
  • Activity area : Aerospace Manufacturing

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