Continuous Improvement Engineer (30% international)

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Région
Antwerp, Turnhout
Salaire
€45000 - €75000 per annum + car
Publication
mardi 16 octobre 2018
Date limite
vendredi 16 novembre 2018
Réf
563475/001
Contact
Wim Schryvers
Secteur
FMCG, Non-Food
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
CDI
Temps de travail
Temps plein

Exciting role as international Continuous Improvement Engineer!

Client Details

Our client is Europe's largest manufacturer of printed folding cartons.

With a turnover of 260 Million Euro, 1600 people in 10 converting plants spread over 7 countries, they create brand value through outstanding packaging solutions to achieve their customers' business objectives.

Description

  • leads, facilitates, coordinates and implements continuous improvement (CI) projects to optimize performance and workflow efficiency in the operational processes
  • works closely with operators, shift leaders and department managers to find sustainable solutions for problems
  • translates the vision of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing into tangible improved work practices and knows how to enroll and anchor those in the factories
  • drafts and trains standard operating procedures and work instructions
  • grows into an expert role for the manufacturing related business processes; can connect the dots of the total value chain
  • develops and maintains relevant operational KPI's
  • reports to the Director Excellence & QSHE

Profile

  • master's degree in an engineering discipline
  • minimum 5 years of work experience within an international manufacturing company with a strong CI culture; preferably in a highly automated/robotized environment
  • has a sound knowledge of operational excellence methodologies; lean manufacturing, Kaizen, project management, 5S, visual management, SMED, OEE, ...
  • has a good understanding of operational business processes and its supporting IT systems; ERP, MES/MOM, BI, ...
  • likes to dive into the details of a process to understand the root causes of problems and to implement sustainable improvement actions
  • being certified as Six Sigma green or blackbelt is a plus
  • finds a good balance in being on the factory shopfloor and performing the required office desk work
  • ability to multi-task or to focus on detailed problems
  • good analytical and problem-solving mindset
  • excellent cross-functional communication + presenting skills and ability to interact with all levels in the company
  • flexible mindset capable to deal with ambiguity and to respond energetically and enthusiastically to changes
  • fluent in English and Dutch, French or German is a plus
  • 20-30% travel within Europe

Job Offer

  • an attractive and challenging group function in a dynamic environment within an international growing company
  • competitive salary
  • fringe benefits; company car, meal vouchers, insurance coverage (medical and retirement plan), ...

The recruitment is exclusively handled by Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing.

For more information, you can contact Wim Schryvers on