Technical Engineer (Six Sigma)

  • Location

    Utrecht, Netherlands

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    Up to £45000 per annum

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    Sarah Lane

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Lean Manufacturing Engineer to join a growing organisation who have launched a life changing, innovative medical device. You will take a leading role within the manufacturing operations team to analyse and create lean manufacturing strategies and deliver lean transformations in support of rapid manufacturing growth. As a Black Belt Six Sigma Practitioner you will play an integral role in the success of this growing organisation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyse and implement lean process improvements throughout the manufacturing process of these intricate medical devices.
  • Build analysis models to support improvement strategies.
  • Conduct cycle time and method analysis
  • Create and communicate scenario reports as required / requested
  • Maintain cost control and accountability creating financial analysis for production equipment, process, headcount and space utilization
  • Providing evaluations of process change impacts
  • Create/ revise manufacturing plans/ work instructions process specifications and procedures
  • Procuring and qualifying equipment
  • Communicate recommendations with development and quality staff

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficient with Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing tools with the ability to implement
  • Expert in MS Office
  • Financially savvy with the ability to translate analysis into viable process improvements
  • Pragmatic, pro-active and entrepreneurial with the ability to work independently in a rapidly changing environment
  • Proven track record of delivering improvement projects
  • Proven ability to work to time and cost targets
  • Flexible cell manufacturing implementations

Personal Attributes:

  • A bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Industrial / Automation / Mechanical / Manufacturing / Electrical / Mechatronics Engineering)
  • Green Belt, Black Belt or Master Black Belt with demonstrable experience in designing and implementing Lean Manufacturing transformations
  • Demonstrable relevant engineering experience within the medical devices industry
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

Associated Benefits:

  • A competitive salary + an additional 8% holiday pay (paid annually)
  • Competitive relocation package and assistance

Working Hours: 9.00-5.30 Monday to Friday

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.