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Salary: £32.49 - 32.49 per hour

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 06 Jun 2024

Reference: 6604 - OM

Industrial Engineer

Location: Coventry
Contract: Inside IR35
18-month initial contract

Overview: We are seeking a skilled Industrial Engineer to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and optimizing the transition of equipment to a new facility, ensuring efficient process flows and waste elimination. The role involves a strong emphasis on data analysis, process improvement, and effective communication.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Implement and optimize new facility processes to improve cycle times.
  • Support increased production volume demands, focusing on cost, quality, and time.
  • Integrate new technologies to enhance sustainability.
  • Contribute to the overall future manufacturing strategy.
  • Facilitate digitalization through facility data processing.
  • Ensure facility design and implementation comply with UK legislation and support internal and external audits.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Assess the feasibility of new processes and manage projects for cost, quality, and timing.
  • Provide required capability and capacity at the manufacturing facilities to meet program milestones, launch plans, and production requirements.
  • Conduct feasibility and cost evaluations for new or modified processes to develop robust delivery plans with minimal operational disruption.
  • Develop engineering solutions suited to the facility’s capabilities and process characteristics.
  • Create robust and lean layout solutions to support project delivery and operational efficiency improvements.
  • Maintain and develop Health, Safety, and Operational Risk Management processes and site-specific systems.
  • Contribute to ongoing Environmental Innovation and Reporting (Energy, Water, Waste) compliance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:


  • Experience with value stream mapping and waste elimination.
  • Understanding of process flows and principles of optimization.
  • Proven problem-solving experience.
  • Strong data analytical skills.
  • Experience in process improvement.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of presenting ideas clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to challenge existing thinking positively while building trust and credibility.
  • Qualified in time study techniques, including MOST and Pace rating.


  • IMS or equivalent accreditation.
  • Experience in automotive industrial engineering.
  • Familiarity with paint technologies and paint shop operational systems.
  • Experience in contract and performance management.


Please send a CV and portfolio to apply.