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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Continuous Improvement Engineer

Job Overview

Job Ref No.:1003
Job Title:Continuous Improvement Engineer
Location:Waterford
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Undisclosed
Experience Required2 years relevant experience
Qualifications RequiredThird level qualification in Manufacturing/Industrial or Electrical Engineering
Start Date00/00/0000

Job Description

Salary negotiable depending on experience

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Engineer

Reporting to: Quality, validation and continuous improvement Manager
Qualifications/requirements
• Third level qualification in manufacturing, industrial or electrical engineering or similar
• 2 years’ experience working in an industrial environment.
• Lean Six Sigma – green or yellow belt
Main purpose of the job:

Continuous Improvement Engineers (CIE) provide support in areas of Continuous Improvement and facilitate individuals and teams by implementing change and improvements to processes throughout the organisation.
The CIE is responsible for training of other personnel on continuous improvement tools and assures the highest quality and least costly manufacturing processes are put in place when improvements are made.
Improvement activities include but not limited to participation in, and leading of cross functional teams through, the execution of continuous improvement projects on processes and methods while focusing on customer satisfaction, quality, safety, and productivity using lean six sigma methodology and tools.


Key duties /responsibilities
1. Act as a change agent in the organisation by driving change and implementing continuous improvement processes, while utilising and improving existing methodologies
2. Promote lean manufacturing practices by educating the organisation in the use of lean principles
3. Utilise lean manufacturing tools (i.e. value stream mapping, Kaizen, 5S, Gemba walks, root cause problem solving) to identify and develop solutions that drive operational improvement
4. Actively participate in, and lead, cross functional teams through the execution of continuous improvement projects, of processes and methods, focused on customer satisfaction, quality, safety, and productivity using the Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools
5. Create and update work procedures, forms, and process flows based on projects
6. Track, monitor and report regularly on status of projects
7. Provide analytics to support the need for a change and the return on investment
8. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
Industry awareness • Regulatory Compliance
• Conduct Internal and Supplier Audits as required.
• Maintain Quality Documentation in the assigned areas of responsibility e.g. Work Instructions, SOP’s flow charts.
• Ensure that work areas and equipment are maintained in accordance with GMP standards.
• Ensure that any maintenance and Health and Safety problems/issues are reported.
• Maintain company Health and Safety standards including PPE (safety shoes, company uniform, safety glasses etc.).
• Ensure compliance with company procedures at all times
Working environment • Employee is expected to follow all safety regulations, keep work area in a clean and orderly condition, and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required for the assigned work area(s). Performs safety related duties as assigned.
• Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to safety glasses and company uniform
• Must be flexible to support company as needed
** This list is not an exhaustive list of duties; you may be required to fulfil other Ad Hoc duties anywhere throughout the company as required.

Salary negotiable depending on experience

Job Title: Continuous Improvement Engineer

Reporting to: Quality, validation and continuous improvement Manager
Qualifications/requirements
• Third level qualification in manufacturing, industrial or electrical engineering or similar
• 2 years’ experience working in an industrial environment.
• Lean Six Sigma – green or yellow belt
Main purpose of the job:

Continuous Improvement Engineers (CIE) provide support in areas of Continuous Improvement and facilitate individuals and teams by implementing change and improvements to processes throughout the organisation.
The CIE is responsible for training of other personnel on continuous improvement tools and assures the highest quality and least costly manufacturing processes are put in place when improvements are made.
Improvement activities include but not limited to participation in, and leading of cross functional teams through, the execution of continuous improvement projects on processes and methods while focusing on customer satisfaction, quality, safety, and productivity using lean six sigma methodology and tools.


Key duties /responsibilities
1. Act as a change agent in the organisation by driving change and implementing continuous improvement processes, while utilising and improving existing methodologies
2. Promote lean manufacturing practices by educating the organisation in the use of lean principles
3. Utilise lean manufacturing tools (i.e. value stream mapping, Kaizen, 5S, Gemba walks, root cause problem solving) to identify and develop solutions that drive operational improvement
4. Actively participate in, and lead, cross functional teams through the execution of continuous improvement projects, of processes and methods, focused on customer satisfaction, quality, safety, and productivity using the Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools
5. Create and update work procedures, forms, and process flows based on projects
6. Track, monitor and report regularly on status of projects
7. Provide analytics to support the need for a change and the return on investment
8. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
Industry awareness • Regulatory Compliance
• Conduct Internal and Supplier Audits as required.
• Maintain Quality Documentation in the assigned areas of responsibility e.g. Work Instructions, SOP’s flow charts.
• Ensure that work areas and equipment are maintained in accordance with GMP standards.
• Ensure that any maintenance and Health and Safety problems/issues are reported.
• Maintain company Health and Safety standards including PPE (safety shoes, company uniform, safety glasses etc.).
• Ensure compliance with company procedures at all times
Working environment • Employee is expected to follow all safety regulations, keep work area in a clean and orderly condition, and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required for the assigned work area(s). Performs safety related duties as assigned.
• Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to safety glasses and company uniform
• Must be flexible to support company as needed
** This list is not an exhaustive list of duties; you may be required to fulfil other Ad Hoc duties anywhere throughout the company as required.

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