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Process Improvement Engineer - Derby
10/4/2016 3:47:49 AM
Process Improvement Engineer
Purpose and objectives of the role:
Support the Group, Site and Functional process development and implementation and deliver improvements related to various engineering subject areas cross-functionally and within the EDC function to ensure engineering commitments are met with respect to time, quality and cost.
Form part of a small dedicated team to drive continuous improvement, process development, root causes analyses and final implementation to ensure engineering commitments are met with respect to time, cost and quality.
Support the development of training material associated with the new or improved cross-functional and EDC processes, ensuring that training is effectively given and received.
Specific duties and accountabilities:
Coordination and development of new and improvement of current divisional, cross-functional and EDC processes. Documentation of the new and revised processes and publishing to the preferred process database.
Review and critique of current EDC functional, cross-functional and divisional processes, including review with internal and external functions and stakeholders.
Training or the retraining of existing processes to the EDC function and cross-functionally within the Global RSAS Engineering team and validation of the processes within the EDC function and cross-functionally within the Global RSAS Engineering team.
Key strengths and qualifications:
Degree in Engineering, Business Management or a relevant discipline
Significant level of experience (5 years minimum) in engineering process design, lean six sigma and/or process improvement work.
Applicants should have excellent data analysis skills as accuracy of data is imperative; strong communication skills and good intercultural awareness, along with strong knowledge of process improvement tools such as six sigma or previous experience in process improvement.
This role involves a significant level of change leadership skills related to teams in a complex organisational environment.
The person in this role must have well developed interpersonal skills and the ability to form and utilize formal and informal networks and work across boundaries and at multiple levels within the organisation.
The person within this role must be able to think in a strategic manner, be highly self motivated and will be able to manage and prioritise their workload.
Communication and facilitation skills are key, coupled with the ability to coach and train others.
The person in this role must have significant strategic and business development skills
The candidate must be prepared to challenge the status quo to deliver improvements that meet the needs of internal and engineering`s external stakeholders.