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Kaizen Workshop Technician

 

Position:

Kaizen Workshop Technician

 

Main Purpose of the job

To design, develop and manufacture all types of equipment relevant to the implementation of lean manufacturing across all areas of the business, for example workstations, dollies and trollies, tool management, material delivery

devices etc. To repair and maintain all lean equipment, devices and plant ensuring

they are safe and efficient in operation.

Responsibilities:

Design, develop and construct all types of equipment in line with Lean manufacturing

Ensure that all equipment complies with the required quality and H&S standards

Plan and manage equipment implementation and commissioning

Orgainse raw materials and piece parts used in the manufacturing process

Maintain documentary records relevant to all aspects of the job, both electronic and manual

Drive continuous improvement throughout

Train all operators in the use of new and existing lean manufacturing equipment

Carry out TPM activities as required

Ensure all activities are carried out with the Right First Time principle

Make technical decisions relating to lean manufacturing equipment and their impact on operations, seeking guidance

where necessary

Support Lean manufacturing implementation

Involvement in 5S & Continuous Improvement initiatives

Health and Safety

Manage the production of all lean manufacturing equipment

Integrate new equipment and devices into production working closely with other teams

Analyse problems and develop new lean solutions

Source raw materials, parts, equipment and devices

Communication

Create and implement standard operating procedures

Support managers and team leaders in their activities

Adhere to H&S Policy

Adhere to Company Handbook

Adhere to Quality Policy

Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures

Adhere to IT Policy

Involvement in training requests

Qualifications:           

Apprenticeship desirable

ONC or equivalent

Business improvement qualification desirable

Good G.C.S.E’s (or Level 2) in Maths and English

Level 1 equivalent in English & Maths

Knowledge and Experience:

Essential

·Proven machining and manufacturing experience

·Logical and systematic approach to work

·Ability to prioritise own work load

·The ability to solve problems and offer creative solutions

·Team working

·IT literacy and the ability to handle electronic data

·Open to and accept change

·Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team

·Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

·Analytical skills

·A positive attitude to continued learning

·Full UK Driving Licence

Non-Essential

·Experience related to the leisure industry

·Knowledge of leisure vehicle design, construction, assembly processes and techniques

Attributes:

Customer orientated

Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Self-motivated

Methodical and attention to detail

Good communication skills

Interpersonal skills / team player

Personal drive

Resourceful

Confident

Flexible

Appetite to learn

Project planning skills

Ability to lead or be a team player when required

Ability to recover from setbacks

Empathise

Act with Integrity

Lead by example

Look after our Customers

Communicate effectively - we talk to each other not about each other

Process driven

Promote a positive business image

Teamwork

Not wasteful of Company Resources

Support the Community and Environment

Normal Hours of work: 

Mon - Thurs 08:00 - 17:00

Fri 08:00 - 13:00

The post holder would be required to work the hours necessary to fulfil the requirements of the role.

Candidates must be able to work rotating shift patterns which are subject to change.

How to Apply:

Please forward an up to date copy of your CV to recruitment@erwinhymergroup.co.uk

Closing date:

21 Sep 2018