Business Improvement Engineer


To support the business to deliver sustainable improvements in key areas of product Quality, Delivery and all other business transactional processes

Scope and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for driving / initiating / facilitating change programmes / business improvements in the organisation impacting the bottom line
  • Performance metrics / Targets / Transparency
  • Mettis Route to Excellence
  • Focused Improvement Projects
  • Lead programme
  • Empowering the masses
  • Coaching / guiding leaders
  • Tools & Technique consultants
  • Leading / driving complex quality resolution programmes
  • Supporting the business in leading Major Investment Change Projects
  • Value stream mapping key business systems and process to identify waste and NVA
  • Coordinating project improvements, focused programmes through ideas generation. i.e hopper
  • Relentless in the application and adherence to process and standards
  • Internal business results based consultants



  • Compliance to metrics and legislative standards


  • Reduce cost of non-quality by 20%
  • Increase RFT by 20%
  • Application of PPS / 8D / Statistical process and control


  • Complete and finish projects /programmes to plan, on time, within cost and to specification
  • Support / enable 10% productivity


  • Focused hopper saving
  • Three times greater than operational costs


  • Responsive and agile
  • Creative and innovative


  • Strategic future projects
  • Role model for the company’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Ambassador for Mettis Aerospace

General Leadership Competencies (GLC)

  • Health & safety awareness
  • Aerospace (and alternative sector)
  • Quality requirements
  • Production techniques
  • Planning and Project Management 
  • Problem solving
  • Lean tool deployment
  • Strategy deployment
  • IT skills
  • Industrial Engineering experience
  • Properties of Materials
    Production Engineering
    Product Knowledge
  • Management of Employee relations
  • Performance Management to SMART objectives
  • Process Confirmation (Go Look – See
  • Visual management
  • Relationship management
  •  Coaching
  • Communication to all levels 
  •  Facilitation
  • Decision making & Prioritizing
  • Change management
  • Team building
  • Action orientation

Performance Measures

KPI’s / PI’s in line with accountabilities as agreed at PDR.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree / HN qualification in Engineering, Management, and/or Materials (Preferred but not essential)
  • 6 sigma trained to Greenbelt or Black belt Level advantage
  • Capable lean agent
  • Industrial Engineering Experience would be an advantage
  • Proven track record as a leader of change within a results based portfolio
  • Proven track record with a successful portfolio of achievements

Closing date: 15th March 2019

  • Contract: Full Time
  • Term: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive Salary

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