Continuous Improvement Production Engineer.

  • Barnstaple, Devon
  • £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

Continuous Improvement Production Engineer

  • Barnstaple, Devon
  • £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
  • Posted March 7, 2023

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Production Engineer
Location: Barnstaple
Hours: Full time, Monday to Thursday 7.15am to 5.30pm or Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm/Friday 8am to 1pm
Salary: £35k – £40k per annum
Contract: Permanent

The Recruitment Co are working with a a client who are a leading provider of manufacturing services and manufacturer of electronic components and are looking for a Continuous Improvement Production Engineer.

You will meet dedicated people who believe that advanced electronics is the key to a brighter, smarter future. Whether it’s advanced flight controls, smart surgical tools, intelligent vehicle charging or seamless automation everywhere, advancements like this come from the minds of passionate, creative people – working to a common goal, watching out for each other, and caring about making a difference in the lives of people all over the world.

The Role:

  • Working closely with the Ops team / Prod Eng lead / Quality Manager to improve the processes in line with the Technology development plan
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement and outline savings
  • Driving effective Continual Improvement activities in the Value Stream to deliver RFT and COPQ objectives – including PPAP, Control Plans, 8D RCCA.
  • Deliver planned Internal Audits to support annual internal audit plan and manage non-conformances to completion on time.
  • Drive improvements in the Quality Culture.
  • Quality Training.
  • Deliver the Value Stream Quality Improvement Plan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate safe behaviour at all times, and ensure yourself and others in your working areas are safe and not exposed to significant risk.
  • Health and Safety awareness and engagement
  • Coaching, Training, engagement and visual on shop floor
  • Pro active problem identification and solving – using tools and techniques appropriate to task
  • Accountability for driving and facilitating effective RCCA through AS13000 deployment
  • Raising the level of Quality Awareness through the support Teams using techniques such as Toolbox Talks
  • Key player within delivery team – focussed on RFT and OTD
  • Co-ordination and lead on PPAP activity
  • You may be required from time to time to undertake such other duties as the company may reasonably require.

Candidate skills and experience:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Sound Engineering Qualification – HNC / HND / Degree level
  • Structured development plan / pipeline with clear goals , objectives and measures
  • Ability to build strong relationships and communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Good Understanding AS9100 and Business Management Systems.
  • Be able to influence key stakeholders and cross functional teams to achieve key business object
  • Bias towards action – a completer finisher.
  • Able to create and work to KPI’s in a performance driven business environment.
  • Good time and priority management.
  • Ability to facilitate and lead where appropriate effective RCCA problem solving events with a cross functional team.
  • Work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Able to and confident in presenting to the wider organisation.
  • Ability to think and act strategically across all the support areas.

What is in it for you:

  • Competitive salary £35k-£40k
  • Company share save scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Medical cover
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Fresh fruit and hot drinks
  • Free parking

If you feel you have the right attributes then apply now!

The Recruitment Co are an equal opportunities employer.

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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