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Improvement Engineer

Role: Continuous Improvement Engineer / Manufacturing

Location: Nottingham (some travel to company sites)

Benefits: Salary up to £45,000 dependent upon experience / 22 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays / Pension / Free Parking /Death in Service 3 x annual salary / Quarterly bonus scheme / Cycle to work scheme and a car scheme which are both salary sacrifice schemes

Purpose of the role:

Leading and accelerating advanced product quality planning across the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Single point of contact for APQP activities on specific of work activities.

Reporting to the lead Engineer you will be responsible for implementation of lean methodology and driving sustainment across the business.

Overseeing cost efficiency programmes, delivering cost reduction in Manufacturing operating costs and Identifying opportunities for process improvement, waste removal and cost reduction.

Continuously improving processes on the production with multiple functions such as planning, operations, engineering, and quality.

Accountable for defining the method of manufacture from initial concept through validation and ongoing production ensuring these targets are met.

ensuring tooling requirements and technical instructions and design intent is met and maintained.

Communicate specific requirements to Project and Engineering Teams

Support engineering activities within manufacturing focusing on methods and productivity improvement opportunities, identifying, and resolving problems.

Any other duties as may be reasonably required within the jobholder's capability consistent with their knowledge, skills, and experience.

Qualifications / Skills:

Degree level or equivalent Minimum HND qualification in Engineering or equivalent.

Process mapping and identifying areas for improvement.

Planning and facilitating workshops, improving business process and building team members capability

Practical experience of APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) and PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)

Practical experience in use of problem-solving tools such as 8D reporting, Kaizen, Six Sigma methodology.

Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Excel, Project, PowerPoint)

Kaizen methodology, Six Sigma Green/Black Belt would be advantageous.

Change Management

Lean Manufacturing

Face to face customer visits may be required.

Ability to travel to client site as necessary.


Salary up to £45,000 dependent upon experience

Opportunity for future career growth and development both within the role and organisation.

22 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Contributory Pension scheme

Hours: 7am - 4am: (Monday - Thursday) 7am - 12am: (Friday)

If you are interested in this position please send us your CV through the link we will give you a call for a confidential chat.

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  • Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Location: Nottingham, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: CV Bay Ltd
  • Contact: Sarah Kieff
  • Tel: +44(0)121 366 9016
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  • Posted: 2023-02-07 13:50:29 -

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