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Manufacturing Manager - Six Sigma

/ United Kingdom

DescriptionA Manufacturing Manager with knowledge of Lean manufacturing required for a position based in East London in state of the art manufacturing and R&D site.

Work with R&D project teams and provide input to ensure the manufacturability of new designs and products
Define processes and methods of operation and ensure their implementation and consistent use
Establish and maintain kitting, routing and labour costing data on SAP
Work with shop-floor teams on Continuous Improvement initiatives
Identify and justify investment in capital equipment to improve performance, eliminate waste and reduce cost

The objective of the role is to participate in new product development teams and develop the required manufacturing processes and to continuously develop the manufacturing processes in line with Lean Manufacturing principals.

Work with development project teams and ensure the manufacturability of new designs and products.

Define processes and methods of operation and ensure their implementation and consistent use.

Identify and eliminate waste and reduce throughput times. Work on Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Identify and justify investment in capital equipment.

Analyse existing working practices and define opportunities for improvement.
Identify and provide the tooling and fixtures required for efficient manufacture.
Provide support for Manufacturing problems, identify causes and implement appropriate corrective and preventative action.
Prepare SOPs, routings and standard times.

HND / HNC / Degree level qualification or above would be an advantage

You will be working with the Shop Floor. Experience of Lean tools such as:
5S, TPM, Kaizen activities, Poka Yoke, Kan Ban, would be very useful as would be Just in Sequence, Just in Time, Value Stream Mapping, Visual Management, Value added and No Value added Activities analysis, Workplace Organization analysis and Cost Deployment.

You will need experience as a Manufacturing Manager or related preferably in an engineering based company, and to be fully conversant with the principals of Lean and have a track record in lean implementation.

Commutable from Woolwich, Barking, Ilford, West Ham, Plaistow, Canning Town, Dartford, Romford, Brentwood, Chigweel, Epping, Loughton, Walthamstow.

Salary£45K+ Bonus
ConsultantDavid Elkins


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