Process Improvement Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • New Zealand
  • Engineered Products & Solutions

Process Improvement Engineer

  • Work for a global business that supplies to all good sectors
  • Be part of an organisation that truly cares about Sustainability
  • Work for a business that is 90 years in the market and is the leader in innovation and one of the largest in its sector
  • Play an instrumental part in driving changes in a mature organisation

This will be a pivotal role, to ensure all plants in Australia are identifying and executing improvements in Safety, Quality, production efficiency, costs, and loss/waste reduction.

Success is measured by the ability to actively engage our manufacturing sites to achieve tangible results & to educate teams in waste elimination & continuous improvement (CI) using Lean Principles.


  • Teach and utilize Lean tools to all levels of the organization (Kaizen, 6S, TPM, QCO, Standard Work, Visual Management VSM, SQDC Boards, MDI, etc.)
  • Facilitate Kaizen events, follow up on action items, analyze outcomes and re-evaluate outcomes through hands-on participation
  • Analyse reporting and communication of departmental key metrics related to continuous improvements, safety, and environmental outcomes
  • Guide team to develop and maintain engineering competencies at the sites by coaching and mentoring to build capabilities
  • Provide overall support, assistance, direction, and communication to management teams regarding CI initiatives
  • Sharing best practices to drive results and capability to develop consistency
  • Be an ambassador for Continues Improvement within the organisation

About the Company:

Our client is 90 years in the market and is the leader in innovation and one of the largest in its sector. They are a global manufacturer, with 8 manufacturing plants throughout Australia.

The business has sustainability as one of its main priorities and is the most awarded organisation in its sector.


  • Tertiary qualification in Process Engineering or similar
  • Lean Six Sigma experience is preferred
  • An experienced leader capable of engaging and motivating both individuals and the team
  • Proven record of being a change agent leading both cultural and EBITDA improvement outcomes in a fast-paced environment
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time

To be considered for this position please apply immediately

Thamara Pereira Consultant - Construction and Building Materials
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