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Continuous Improvement and NPI Engineer

Location: Bolton, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Job ID: R0007293
Date Posted: Sep 29, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo UK, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Astemo UK, Ltd. is focused on automotive components and systems. Our industry expert partners with our well-known customers forming the foundation of our success. Together we contribute to society with technological innovations and trendsetting ideas as well as comprehensive competences. Become part of our team and join our organization at our plant in Bolton (near Manchester) as a

Continuous Improvement and NPI Engineer (m/f/d)

In this role you will be responsible for providing technical support and be a positive role to effectively drive and support continuous improvement across the plant.

You are mainly responsible for:

  • To co-ordinate and support improvement projects utilising standardised Lean Six Sigma tools and methods to improve plant and process performance across all areas to achieve results, including periodical reporting of adherence and progress to all levels of the business
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers
  • Represent the manufacturing department at customer and product development liaison meetings and ensuring effective implementation of design practices to meet customer needs.
  • Take responsibility for production and maintenance activities to ensure maximum production on assigned line
  • Monitor activities conducted by Production Engineers and ensure they comply with internal standards

 Your Profile:

  • Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Automotive, Automation field or similar qualification
  • Excellent computer literacy. Excel, Word and Microsoft Project
  • Six Sigma qualified or actively working towards professional certification
  • Experience in Electronics/Surface Mount Line production would be a distinct advantage but not essential
  • Experience of equipment troubleshooting and RCA
  • Significant experience in Electronics and/or fast paced manufacturing would be preferred
  • Experience of data analysis and MES would be an advantage

Our offer

At Hitachi Astemo you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues. Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your application!

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