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Job Ref:  1618635
Employer:  Tyco
Industry:  Manufacturing
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Lancashire
City:  Lancashire
17/10/2016 22:23
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 117,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit NA or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

To support Production Platform in achieving business plan objectives

Electronic assembly experience ideally.

Context and Environment of job

The company design, develop and assemble a wide and diverse range of Health & Safety products pre-dominantly but not restricted to Europe, Middle East and Asia. As a consequence the company must remain in compliance with the latest and expected Industry and customer standards and requirements in respect of quality, cost and delivery.

The company ensures that a customer and product focus is maintained by dividing the organisation into specific Customer Product Groups.

The overall objective is to be the supplier of choice by being able to develop, design, assemble and supply product to an ever-increasing standard of excellence. With the quality goal being zero defects, the company is established as the centre of expertise for the Design, Development and Industrialisation of Health and Safety Products. Tyco/Scott Safety Products strive to ensure fairness to all its employees.

The plant is a manufacturing facility. You would be required to adhere to all Health, Safety & Environmental procedures whilst at work. Your role would require you to work within any area of the plant to carry out your duties. You may be required to work as part of a team or on your own. You would be with a team of fellow professionals, working within a manufacturing environment.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities

Functional Responsibilities - To provide production engineering support in line with company goals and objectives

Individual Responsibilities -
• Provide full support to production processes and assist with the development, testing and introduction of new products.
• Implement and develop key measurables to identify and drive business improvements within the department.
• Develop and implement significant improvements in department wide processes, procedures and systems.
• Communicate, liaise and negotiate internally and externally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships.
• Improve the overall reliability and performance of plant, personnel and production equipment and processes.
• Carry out feasibility studies for new technical innovations, testing installations and systems, analysing data.
• Assist in the launch of new products and change management within the department.
• Mentor staff in an approachable and constructive manner.
• Help with installation and commissioning of new equipment and processes.
• Maintain and develop the delivery of finished products in line with cost, quality and production schedule requirements.
• Implement standard operating procedures across all areas of responsibility.
• Health and Safety awareness will be amongst your main priorities, and Health and Safety guidelines should be actively adhered to and promoted.
• Communicate, liaise and negotiate internally and externally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships.

This represents a brief outline of the role and is by no means exhaustive. The post-holder will be expected to undertake duties as appropriate to the position and grade.

Organisational Responsibilities -

Your role will require you to develop strong relationships with plant management functions. In addition you will foster and develop excellent relationships with key business stakeholders.

• Degree in Engineering or related subject
• Experience of process engineering within an operations environment.
• Experience managing significant projects.
• Experience of NPI (New Product Introduction)
• Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques and six sigma
• Strong problem solving skills and knowledge of PFMEA
• Ability to work with staff at differing levels.
• Good understanding of ISO & OHSAS requirements
• Strong communication skills – very customer focused.
• Ability to assess and upgrade procedures and systems.
• Strong commercial acumen.
• A team player.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Versatile and a self-starter able to work without supervision.


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