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  • Job reference: RMS0212332

Logistics / Export Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/06/2019
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
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The Role:
- To analyse site wide activities, and identify gaps in performance / opportunities to improve.
- Manage customer packaging requirements at new product introduction.
- Define and cost inbound and outbound transport strategies.
- Create shopfloor packaging instructions.
- Support customer portal requirements for packaging changes.
- Map flow of materials across site to define best in class delivery processes including Minimum Reorder Points, Optimum Stock Levels, Packaging Densities and Indirect Labour Utilisation.
- Link material requirements and production planning to flex stock levels and reduce line side inventory.
- Use and train 8 waste principles to highlight areas that can be improved.
- Use mathematical models to simulate improvements and allow cost benefits vs capital expenditure to be reviewed.
- Simulate employee movements, optimise flow and mathematically validate solutions.
- Define simple solutions to ensure employees are working in the most efficient and ergonomic way.
- Use Standard lean techniques to optimise and combine work flows where possible to reduce capacity levels of operator manning.
- Involvement in shop floor layout alterations and work with engineering team to implement.
- Create action / timing plans that can be used to measure implementation progress.
- Ensure compliance with all Health, Safety and Environmental legislation, Company policies and procedures.
- Identify and manage contractors in both specification and delivery to project timelines.
- To ensure conformance to IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 procedures.
- To carry out any additional duties that they may be reasonably expected to perform.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree in Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering or equivalent relevant qualification
- Skills and Experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Able to summarise and present projects to senior management
- Manufacturing operations background, preferably automotive
- Competent user of Microsoft Office IT tools
- MTM Time Study Trained with industrial experience
- Proficient in Auto CAD
- Experience using Visio or similar Process Mapping Tools
- Training in relevant CI tools such as Yamazumi, Ishikawa, PPS, Man Machine Cycle Analysis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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