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LEAN Engineering Manager

Job description:
LEAN Engineering Manager
Location: Stockport, Manchester
Salary: Circa £45k plus Bonus

My client is a world leading manufacturer of High Quality scientific and biomedical applications. Their applications are used in some of the most cutting-edge technologies in the world. In order to facilitate further business growth they are now recruiting for a new role of Lean Engineering Manager. In this role you will be instrumental in devising and delivering and implementing Lean concepts throughout the business.
LEAN Engineering Manager - Your main responsibilities will be as follows:

• Acting as a role model to develop a culture in LEAN to continually drive for leaner processes
• Working with teams to identify where process improvements can be made
• Leading projects to improve the efficiencies of the business processes
• Being an expert on the use of the lean tool box
• Facilitating ?Kaizen blast` events
• Developing and leading training sessions to help embed lean thinking in the culture
• Coaching the workforce on the use of lean tools and practices
• Supporting the spread of Visual Management throughout the company

LEAN Engineering Manager - Qualifications & Skills required:

• At least 3 years previous experience of implementing Lean Practices
• Previous high tech industry manufacturing experience
• Knowledge of and training in lean manufacturing techniques
• Experience developing Sales & Operational Planning processes an advantage

LEAN Engineering Manager - Qualifications & Skills desirable:

• Degree in physics/optics/engineering or relevant work experience in similar role
• Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent qualification (training will be provided)
• Advanced knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent observational and analytical skills
• Ability to persuade and influence people at all levels in the business
• Experience in process improvement and structured problem solving advantageous
• Knowledge of statistical data analysis methods beneficial
• Excellent organisational and planning skills

Salary: up to £45,000 plus bonus, healthcare and 5% employer only contributory pension (salary dependant on experience)

For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.
Job type:
Greater Manchester, Stockport
40000-45000 Per Annum
Posted by:
LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd
Date posted:


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