Lead Process Improvement- Product Engineering

Posted 26 January by Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Lead Engineering Methods Engineer / Process Improvement

Product Engineering- Automotive

Salary to £70k + above plus bonuses, pension, car

I am seeking a Lead Engineering Methods Engineer to join a prestigious powertrain manufacturer who design, develop and test powertrain units in their facility in Northampton.

You will help to define World Class Engineering Practice across the Product Engineering Department. You will be instrumental in delivering solutions to enhance the capability of the Product Engineering Team through the creation and enhancement of lean, value adding tools and supporting documents focusing exclusively on improving the quality and rate of our "excellence first time" engineering. Driving out inefficiency and non-value added tasks from the product development journey is key to success.


What you will do
As Lead Engineering Methods / Process Improvement;

  • Ownership of documentation relating to key design standards
  • Work closely with the CAD applications Engineer to specify improvements to CAE systems to drive quality & efficiency gains.
  • Auditing key tools and processes across the Product Engineering Team - implementing changes as required
  • Creating and delivering assessed training material relevant to the role

What you will need
As Lead Engineering Methods / Process Improvement;

  • Extensive, demonstrable experience in product design & development with a track record for "right first time", and a true belief in the value of tools, methods and techniques.
  • Experience in manufacturing & assembly processes, including automation, and their importance to inclusive product design.
  • Background in Continuous Improvement activities, including lessons learnt.
  • High level Degree in relevant Engineering


What you will get

As Lead Engineering Methods / Process Improvement;

  • Experience of working for a prestigious powertrain manufacturer
  • An excellent salary and benefits of personal & company bonus, share scheme, pension, prestigious car lease.
  • Career progression

For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Reruitment.

Required skills

  • agile
  • process improvement
  • lean
  • six sigma
  • methodology

Reference: 34328351

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