Continuous Improvement Engineer – 1704800

Posted on: 08/05/2018
Ref: VAC-16573
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Start Date: 31/05/2018
  • Region: North East
  • Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Industry:
  • Discipline: Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Our client is truly a “global giant” within the Oil and Gas industry, with manufacturing, production, design, drilling and rigs worldwide. They pride themselves on being a people-based business where each and every individual is welcomed, nurtured and an integral part of the organisation.

They currently have an immediate requirement for a Continuous Improvement Engineer based in Gateshead.

A Continuous Improvement Engineer is required to:
” Be a process led Manufacturing Engineer with a drive to create added value through process improvements.
” Have a degree in production and manufacturing engineering or similar.
” Lead Kaizen teams to guide and empower employees to identify improvements thereby adopting change more readily.
” Apply 8D methodology to resolve problems and make improvements.
” Support and facilitate sites to improve their existing processes and implement new procedures to drive improvements in efficiency, lead-time reduction, as well as improvements to on-time-delivery and growth initiatives.
” Have the ability to work with both executives and shop floor operators to drive a teamwork mentality by communicating goals and progressing towards them.
” Have experience within similar role.

” Degree in manufacturing or equivalent.
” Further education in manufacturing, engineering or LEAN is also desirable.

This genuinely is a rare opportunity to be part of a world leading organisation.