Continuous Product Improvement

  • Location

    Peterborough

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Chris Wethered

  • Contact email:

    Chris.Wethered@voltinternational.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH13323_1700759783

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2023-11-29

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

An exciting opportunity exists to join an OEM Medium Engines Continuous Product Improvement (CPI) team as a CPI Black Belt. This is a contract position based in Peterborough.
As a 6 Sigma CPI Black Belt, you will have a significant positive impact on success by facilitating the resolution of the most significant in-service reliability issues through the structured discipline of 6 sigma integrated into the OEM CPI process.

Through CPI project facilitation you will lead project teams from initial project definition through to implementation of resolution. Due to the scope of the role you will have the opportunity to facilitate multiple project teams with team members from all parts of the business, including suppliers and customers.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

* Leading significantly complex CPI projects to resolve critical in-service reliability issues
* Forming CPI project teams and leading project team members
* Launching project teams, using excellent project management to manage team activities, leading teams to execute projects, tracking project status and results, removing project barriers, and developing team members
* Data Analytics - failure trend analysis and population analysis
* Coordinating the identified improvements with the appropriate project/process owners to accomplish the project goals
* Communicating progress of projects with appropriate leadership and teams and in some cases our internal and external customers
* Managing risk and ambiguity on a project while driving results through change

Skills and Experience:

Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:
* Demonstrated excellent project management skills, an established communicator, able to influence, coach and motivate project teams, sponsors, and stakeholders.
* Should have demonstrated strong problem-solving skills.
* Working knowledge of other functions that provide inputs to CPI resolution, i.e., Product Development, Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Product Support, and Operations.
* General understanding of engineering principles and diesel engines.
* Must have the ability to learn and execute data analysis (utilising excel, Power BI or MiniTab)
* Experience of 6 sigma tools and methodology
* Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering or Business or an equivalent level


An exciting opportunity exists to join an OEM Medium Engines Continuous Product Improvement (CPI) team as a CPI Black Belt. This is a contract position based in Peterborough.
As a 6 Sigma CPI Black Belt, you will have a significant positive impact on success by facilitating the resolution of the most significant in-service reliability issues through the structured discipline of 6 sigma integrated into the OEM CPI process.

Through CPI project facilitation you will lead project teams from initial project definition through to implementation of resolution. Due to the scope of the role you will have the opportunity to facilitate multiple project teams with team members from all parts of the business, including suppliers and customers.