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Continuous Improvement Engineer - 31827 - £28.10 - Electrical

Job reference:
£27.10 - £28.10 per annum
Job type:

Ref: 31827

Title: Electrical Systems Engineer

Division: Electrical

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:

Change agent: Embed sustainable continuous improvement within the Infotainment department. * Understand the department's needs & barriers for change, establish relevant improvement strategies, and agree actions with the wider team that will deliver the overall strategy. * Guide, support, and lead improvement teams and improvement groups through improvement workshops, ensuring priority problems are being identified and addressed with relevant solutions that will improve quality and reduce cost

Skills Required:

  1. Ability to scope & launch improvement projects such that they can be run in a sustainable manner by project sponsors & champions.
  2. Ability to recognise where teams are struggling to build-in best practice into improvements under development, and provide expert assistance where needed.
  3. Familiarity with approaches & techniques to ensure problems & improvement needs are understood and relevant to enabling team goals to be met

Experience Required:

Expert at influencing teams and senior managers * Experienced in appropriate use of Lean Six Sigma and/or Agile techniques for improvement. * Well connected with access to wide network of expertise in good practice, enabling support to be provided to improvement teams where needed. * Familiarity with CMMi and/or ASPICE process maturity frameworks, and their relevance to robust embedded product development

Experience Preferred:

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt * Process Mapping and/or Value Stream Mapping * Agile practitioner (desirable for iterative and well defined continuous improvement) * CMMi/ASPICE practitioner or assessor trained (desirable for robust process background / good practice appreciation) * Systems engineering background desirable (for domain appreciation)