Matchtech

Continuous Improvement Manager

Recruiter
Location
Oxford
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
21 Jun 2017
Closes
19 Jul 2017
Ref
EMP393833
Contact
Gareth Hicks
Discipline
Process / Chemical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Facilitating and providing continuous improvement activities throughout the business, the Continuous Improving Manager will be conducting, root cause analysis, process mapping and kaizen events.



Continuous Improvement / LEAN / Process / Kaizen / LEAN Manufacturing / Six Sigma / Mentor / Process Mapping / Value Stream Mapping / Production / Manufacturing



RESPONSIBILITIES:

* The Continuous Improvement Engineer will lead and support the implementation of Lean Manufacturing concepts and coordinate Kaizen events to deliver productivity savings.

* Mentor colleagues in order to facilitate continuous improvement activities focusing on products, systems, operations & processes throughout the business.

* As the Continuous Improvement Engineer you will undertake process mapping & value stream mapping activities to identify inefficiencies and implement improvement activities.

* Deploy appropriate methodologies to problem solving and support teams to solve problems and to ensure the escalation process for problem solving is effective.





EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

* Previous experience of working within an environment of continuous. improvement & lean manufacturing.
* Formal Lean Manufacturing experience (Lean Six Sigma, Toyota Production System, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, 5s, DMAIC etc).
* Strong communication skills, able to train and conduct lean workshops.
* Understanding of manufacturing / engineering processes
* Understanding of cost and financial impacts.