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Lean Manufacturing Engineer

Location: BRAINTREE, ESSEX Salary: 30000 - 40000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 5
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3226703
Reed Engineering have a great opportunity to start a long term career Leading Global Manufacturer based in Halstead who are looking to recruit a Lean Engineer for their busy manufacturing workshop.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate as a very competitive salary is offered and the opportunity to develop a career within a forward thinking company.

This role shall be part of the production planning department that effectively maintains the efficient running of three production teams within a cellular environment. The department will be responsible for introducing LEAN advancement into products and improving manufacturing cost efficiency.

This role reports directly to the Production Engineer.

Job Duties

• Leading the implementation of changes and improvements to the production processes through descriptive method writing
• Lead statistical process control to prove out process capability
• Manage significant manufacturing cost reductions though LEAN implementation projects
• Lead efficient production throughput by advanced planning methods whilst championing right first time production and calculating labour and material costs and estimating for future requirements
• Undertake preliminary investigations into technical issues, and assist in the appropriate, implementation corrective action process
• Ensure production tooling is effective and efficient through cost and performance analysis
• Liaison directly with customers with regards to engineering technical queries
• Provide engineering support for production and maintenance activities to ensure maximum production
• Provide mentoring and training to Production to accomplish production goals
• Identify unsafe operations and practices and report findings to Head of Operations
• Stay current with product engineering technology and production processes
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel business and production operating planning systems
• The capability to communicate and present data clearly and efficiently
• Ensure project deadlines are met

Job Details:

What’s in it for you?

You will be joining a great brand working within a strong, friendly but close knit team. As well the opportunity to work within a brilliant company with excellent culture you will be offered a competitive salary of £35,000 to £40,000 per year based on your skills and experience.

Our client is happy for an immediate start or to wait until your notice allows.

Due to the location of the role a driver would be advantageous but not essential

How to apply….

This will be an in demand role so to make the initial short-list you must be quick to apply.

To apply for this position simply click apply now, or for more information email

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