Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer

Line Up Aviation
Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
£70,000 - £80,000
12 days ago

On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit someone as a Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer for 12 months. As the Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer you will support the Assembly Operations business by developing, optimising and improving internal Stores and Logistic processes to aid the delivery of missile systems to our UK & international customers. You will support and lead waste / defect reduction activities that will increase productivity as we drive towards trebling our production rates while reducing our costs.

Role: Continuous Improvement Manufacturing Engineer
Pay: £32 - £35 per hour via Umbrella
Contract: Monday- Friday, 37 Hours per week,12-month contract
Location: Bolton
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: BPSS to start however will be put through SC


  • Set up, support and govern CI reviews, ensuring they are robust and sustainable.
  • Facilitation and running of CI plans to enable the implementation of corrective & preventative actions
  • Supporting root cause analysis for externally supplied detail products
  • Reduce defective issues within the stores area of the business which include, rework and non-conformances using an 8D / A3 methodology.
  • Implementation of process controls & process capability based on critical stores and logistics process driven by both our internal and external customers
  • Facilitation of PPS for Root cause analysis within the manufacturing & Logistic facilities
  • Facilitation of Improvement activities within the manufacturing & Logistics' facility
  • Technical expertise on Lean tool sets and change management
  • Managing improvements into the business

Skillset & Experince

  • Formal technical Engineering/Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21.


  • Formal further education certificate to HNC or equivalent in a relevant subject.


  • BEng in relevant Engineering or Science Degree
  • Strong Manufacturing & Warehousing background (preferable not essential)
  • Awareness of supply chain goods receiving practices (preferable not essential)
  • Understanding of MRP & Just in Time principals (preferably in a stores environment)
  • Working in or supporting operations in a fast paced production environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence teams outside of your direct reporting structure.
  • The ability to form and maintain productive, working relationships across the functions.
  • Experience in the use & understanding of Lean manufacturing & Six sigma methodologies
  • Experience in the use & understanding of CI & Quality tools
  • Leading practical problem solving exercises with multi-functional teams
  • The ability to produce, maintain and interpret data using structured approach.
  • Manage projects and or improvement from "cradle to grave"
  • Experience in the use & understanding of Lean manufacturing systems tools and techniques & Minitab software.
  • Having a sound understanding of manufacturing, Logistical and engineering processes

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 30 years. We work with some of the industry's best known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.

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Line Up Aviation

company Size
51-200 Employees
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