Position: Kaizen Workshop Technician   -   ABEL-BW6FNJ

Number of Positions:

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.


  • 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
  • Organise 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


  • Apprenticeship desirable (welding and fabrication desirable) ON 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 

Skills & Experiences:


· Proven machining and manufacturing experience
· Proven welding and fabrication 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


· Experience related to the leisure industry
· Knowledge of leisure vehicle design, construction, assembly processes and techniques

Personal 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 Working Hours:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs: 08:00 to 17:00

Friday: 08:00 to 13:00 

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

Rate: Dependent Upon Skills and Experience

How to Apply: Please forward an up to date copy of your CV or an Internal Application form to recruitment@erwinhymergroup.co.uk

Closing Date: 5th March 2021