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Graduate Engineer – Operations

Position Overview

The Graduate Engineer – Continuous Improvement will work in collaboration with the Operations Project Leader within all key operational manufacturing areas, using a variety of continuous improvement tactics including kaizen and six sigma methodologies. To evaluate a variety of processes and drive through improvement in change solutions, delivering tangible production efficiency improvements.

The Graduate Engineer reports to the Operations Director.

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyse system bottlenecks and inefficiencies, seeking solutions
  • Promote lean techniques and process management
  • Plan and facilitate kaizen activities / events across the designated operational areas
  • Integrate with all functions to define process capabilities, assess gaps and develop gap closure plans
  • Create communication and manage process for continuous improvement projects engaging all stake holders
  • Identify and create standard processes throughout operations areas
  • Collaborate with management to train employees on new manufacturing practices
  • Analyse output under new practices

Desired Skills

  • Excellent IT skills including; Microsoft, AutoCAD, etc.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • A valid driver’s license

Desired Personal Qualities

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Superb time management and professionalism
  • A growth mind set and willingness to learn
  • Team working and delegation

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in relevant Engineering discipline

Future Prospects

Opportunity to progress into a technical or production management position

Closing date


Salary Range

£22 – 24K

Contact details

First Name: Mark
Surname: Corns
Position: Operations Director
Telephone no. 01744 889886
Email address: mark.corns@rainfordsolutions.com​

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