Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer


Job Description:

What you will be doing…
  • Develop & maintain process controls across production.
  • Optimise machine performance with OEM suppliers to drive capacity improvements.
  • Optimise existing processes and tools for cycle time and yield improvement
  • Work with other departments to install environmental controls to reduce variations.
  • Assist in production operations to drive improvement in manufacturing efficiencies by utilising continuous improvement techniques.
  • Be responsible for managing and leading continuous improvement projects.
  • Drive the standardisation of processes and implementation of metrics and best practices.
  • Assist in setting annual operational targets and drive improvements to achieve those targets.
  • Identify and implement new technologies, specification of requirements, Capex justification, planning and implementation in-line with defined budgets.
  • Provide World Class Manufacturing techniques to support Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement.
  • Work with departmental heads to define strategy for improving capability and capacity across production
  • Support new equipment purchases by developing specifications and technical acceptance criteria
  • Establish effective statistical control of processes to ensure a stable and robust processing platform
  • Efficient delivery of projects and technical management
  • Provide process support for employees at all levels of the business as required across all shifts
  • Fully support all research and development initiatives
  • Carry out any other duties as requested by the Head of Production

What we are looking for…

  • Degree or HND in relevant Engineering subject (Mechanical or Chemical background)
  • Good interpersonal skills for both internal and external relationships
  • High standard of personal motivation and initiative
  • Ability to respond positively to working within a pressurised environment
  • Results driven
  • Flexibility
  • Advanced levels of computer & IT literacy

Bonus points if you have…

  • Green belt or higher qualification
  • Knowledge of all processes used in the manufacture of ophthalmic lenses
  • SMC tech qualification
  • Knowledge & experience of working in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Formal problem solving skills

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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