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Principal Engineer - IPS

Job reference:
Royston, Hertfordshire
Job type:
Automotive, General Engineering, General Manufacturing, Process, Training, Quality

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Principal Engineer - IPS
Manufacturing / Automotive

The Role:

Working within the Integrated Problem Solving Team (IPS) the purpose of the role is to focus on embedding reactive and preventative problem solving methodologies within the production facilities. The team is responsible for upskilling personnel in reactive problem solving methods to help tackle business critical issues using root cause methodology. Also become a centre of excellence for the Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM) programme.

  • Point of contact for a European manufacturing facility through their TPM deployment - provide support, coaching, learn the methods with them, conduct audits and sit on regional steering committee.
  • Become an expert in TPM and be the point of contact for regional pillar networks to share knowledge across the plants and retain expertise.
  • Train and coach shop floor teams through problem solving projects.
  • Manage projects proactively and independently offering value add service to the production facilities and supporting them through a period of change.
  • Work closely with external TPM consultants to retain TPM knowledge within the business.

The Person

This opportunity is ideal for an experienced Principal Engineer to bring their experience to a fast-moving yet rewarding environment. To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Experience of TPM deployment or expertise in individual pillars, such as focused improvement, autonomous maintenance or professional maintenance.
  • Degree qualified in Chemistry or Science/Engineering discipline.
  • Appreciation of statistical methods to aid problem solving and the use of route cause analysis to achieve business improvement.
  • Extensive experience in a Technical or Manufacturing environment in the chemical industry.
  • Awareness of core quality tools to protect product quality.

Please apply below or telephone Justin Wainwright 01268 889267