Continuous Improvement Engineer

Requisition ID:  38330
Business Unit:  Meggitt PLC (1400)

Coventry, WAR, United Kingdom, CV6 4AA

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Continuous Improvement Supervisor manages and supervises the daily activities of the Continuous Improvement Team. Sets priorities, allocates assignments and oversees the professional activities to meet the team objectives.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and allocates the daily continuous improvement activities to meet company objectives
  • Collects, analyzes and reports product data and manufacturing processes to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Utilizes the teams knowledge to drive improvements and best practices
  • Recommends solutions to complex problems and implements corrective actions
  • Effectively applies improvement initiatives for all related activities in the facility
  • Manages training and skills enhancement for all employees with respect to continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Provides technical expertise and implements lean principles, techniques and methods
  • Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
  • Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education : Post-Secondary Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Certifications : Green Belt Certification
Years Experience : 5 - 7 years of relevant experience

  • Ability to motivate others, set goals and objectives for staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work successfully in cross-functional teams as well as communicate effectively with all internal and external customers and employees in a timely and effective manner
  • Solid experience with time-studies, lean principals
  • Effective technical sketch design and ability to measure and read basic blueprints
  • Strong ability to observe, time and document standard work in Excel and Word


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