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Continuous Improvement/industrial Engineer

Salary: £50,000

Location: Oxfordshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: Oxfordshire

Our client in Oxfordshire is a market leader in their field and they are looking to bring in an experience Continuous Improvement/Industrial Engineer in a permanent position. You will be working directly under the Operations Director and will be tasked with improving efficiency as well as cost reduction. The Person Degree level qualified in Industrial or other Engineering discipline or equivalent Excellent understanding of continuous improvement concepts including Six Sigma, Lean, value stream mapping etc. Demonstrable knowledge of implementing lean manufacturing/continuous improvement improvements in a manufacturing environment Demonstrable track record of Visual Factory implementation Ability to work under own initiative to meet tight deadlines Ability to influence others and drive positive change. Strong presentation skills and comfortable 'sellling' ideas at all levels A 'completer-finisher' taking accountability for ideas from inception to delivery, in an environment that requires robust metrics to confirm success. The Role Work closely with all factory stakeholders to continually improve production efficiency by deploying Visual Factory and Lean Principles Supports all material handling improvements (Kanban, 2 bin etc) and production planning improvements (T Card, push/pull philosophy etc) Balance and optimise line and operator work patterns as volumes flex up and down in the factory. Document and train operators for all scenarios Champion Kaizen events ensuring that production associates can fully contribute to generating and implementing improvement ideas. Develop and measure KPI's, map the value stream, develop a plan for implementing improvements and monitoring the new process design production layouts and processes with the purpose of increasing productivity, eliminating wastefulness, reducing costs, and ensuring quality standards are maintained. Provide training and communication for all changes and improvements. Contribute to the 5S initiatives to ensure that improvements are sustained and entrenched within the business. Any other duties as required. The Reward Salary up to £50,000


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