Manufacturing and Process

 

Lean Manufacturing Engineer

A highly experienced Continuous Improvement Engineer with nearly 20 years  and a proven track record of savings for very large Tier 1 companies. Responsible for the continuous improvement activities across the whole sites in his positions. Experienced in Value Stream maps, analysing material flow, development of standard processes for completing product changeovers, introduction of Kanban systems, implementation of 5S principles and application of 7 wastes to a process.

 

Key achievements

  • Use of value stream mapping and time studies of processes to reduce operating costs by 235,000 euro
  • Implemented dedicated locations for stock which has lead to an improvement of location accuracy by 20%
  • Use of value stream map to evaluate staffing levels leading to a reduction of staffing level by 50%
  • Reduction of product changeovers by 30% leading to an improvement of 4% on OEE
  • Introduce S.M.E.D. (Single Minute Exchange of Die) methodology
  • Team member which completed material flow analysis leading to an investment of £1.3m GBP capex investment
  • Reduction of scrap produced by a production line leading to a reduction of 6%
  • Introduce pull process which lead to a reduction of lead times from 56 days to 5 days
  • Introduction of Overall Equipment Effectiveness to product lines
  • Completion of changeover projects which resulted in changeover times being reduced by 30%

 

Qualifications & Training

  • Six sigma green belt
  • Lead auditor to TS16949 (SMMT)
  • Chartered Quality Institute - Quality Assurance
  • City and Guilds - Quality Assurance

 

Available immediately and is willing to travel from the South Coast to Birmingham.  

Ref: 025458247/SD

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