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Continuous Improvement Engineer

Job Details
  • 5456
  • Luxfer MEL Technologies
  • Swinton, Greater Manchester
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • In region of £28,000 to £32,000 + attractive benefits

Continuous Improvement Engineer

Luxfer MEL Technologies is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of Magnesium and Zirconium based products and services to technology industries worldwide. Our high-value solutions help to improve people’s lives, keep them safer, and make their work more productive.

We are a forward-thinking business with approximately 300 employees across the UK and US.

The Role – Continuous Improvement Engineer

Reporting to the Engineering Continuous Improvement Manager, as a Continuous Improvement Engineer your responsibilities will involve the planning of engineering shutdowns, supporting the Engineering Stores Inventory Controller and administering the Engineering Computerised Maintenance Management System.

Your duties will include:

  • Assisting HSE and Quality teams to address any audit actions, customer complaints or other corrective or preventative actions relevant to the department
  • Liaising with contractors, production leaders and the engineering department to plan and execute engineering shutdown work across the site
  • Identifying and building kitting lists to allow PPM work to flow efficiently
  • Analysing shutdown workflows to reduce the length of plant outage while maintaining equipment efficiently
  • Providing cover for and assisting the current Inventory Controller to carry out transactional data in SAP, booking inventory out etc.
  • Identifying critical inventory and removing obsolete items
  • Linking inventory items to assets in use on plant
  • Assisting with routine cycle counts
  • Identifying critical plant assets and developing a planned maintenance regime to maximise production uptime
  • Writing or updating existing Standard Operating Procedures to underpin each PPM schedule
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of the Agility CMMS
  • Driving the integration of Agility with SAP
  • Moving Agility from a predominantly frequency-based CMMS system to a run time and condition-based system, this could include the automatic generation of work orders by the assets on plant
  • Developing and providing bespoke reports

The Package

As the Continuous Improvement Engineer, you’ll be working at our site in Swinton (Greater Manchester) and will benefit from:

  • Permanent contract, working 37 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Salary in the region of £28,000 to £32,000
  • Personal development opportunities with paid allowances based on responsibilities. e.g. First Aid, Team Leader, part of Emergency Response Team, Internal Auditor
  • Potential to earn annual bonus
  • Generous holiday package
  • Company pension
  • Participate in company share option scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Our Requirements – Continuous Improvement Engineer

  • A background in an engineering discipline
  • A recognised Engineering qualification
  • Experience using a Computerised Maintenance Management System
  • Confident using Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to spot opportunities for improvement
  • Ability to communicate effectively with contractors and colleagues at all levels
  • Willingness to undertake further training and development
  • Self-motivated with ability to use own initiative, prioritise tasks and work well under pressure
  • Good time management skills in order to meet tight deadlines
  • Team player who demonstrates a high level of commitment, adopts a flexible and positive approach

Although not essential, the following is desirable:

  • Good understanding of planned maintenance and work scheduling
  • Knowledge of TPM methodologies
  • Experience of inventory control and project management
  • Experience working within an engineering stores environment
  • Familiarity with the Agility CMMS system and SAP
  • Forklift truck licence

More about us:

We are an innovative technology driven business where Customer First, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Personal Development and Teamwork are our core values. At Luxfer we are passionate about what we do; the products we develop and manufacture and our long-term partnership with our customers.

All applications for this Continuous Improvement Engineer vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions. 

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