South Africa

Continuous Improvement Specialist (Northern Region)

Company Ecowize Group
Reference # CIS - JHB
Published 22/10/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
Ecowize is an international Hygiene and Sanitation company renowned for continual improvement and technological innovation. We are synonymous with high performance, high compliance cleaning solutions and as a result, have become a leading international specialized hygiene and sanitation, service provider.

If you have technical knowledge in cleaning solutions within the Food Processing industry and a master at root cause analysis we would like to hear from you.

The purpose of the role is to assist operations in identifying gaps and opportunities for efficiencies. To identify and facilitate innovative solutions that include industrial washing systems, manpower planning and time-study activities. Provide technical expertise to ensure new site start-ups are successful. Continuously transfer knowledge and skills to cleaning operations to ensure customer satisfaction.
Job Functions Training
Industries Cleaning & Hygiene Solutions

Job Specification:
• Collaborate with management to identify company customer needs.
•Identifying areas for improvement and designing building and deploying effective impactful solutions to ensure initiative success criteria are met.
•Propose solution to the organisation to ensure customer pain points are resolve effectively.
•Oversee and direct workshops, individual training sessions.
•Develop and monitoring systems to ensure adequate output of service delivery.
•Lead process improvement workshops to drive business results across the organisation.
•Provide direction and leadership to customers and suppliers regarding process improvement and effectiveness of countermeasure techniques.
•Improve and stabilize processes for current and future products, utilising new/current technology.
•Ensure customer specifications and critical criteria is maintained across all processes to ensure that high customer satisfaction level is maintained.
•Identify cost saving activities and process improvements to further advance business competitiveness in the automotive industry
•Project planning, project management and status reporting.
•Develop project plans and timing plans.
•Develop control plans for products to ensure conformance to specification at design release and ongoing production.
•Technical assistance to production and engineering
•Assess current products / labour in view of design improvements and cost reduction.

Job Requirements:
•Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree (Essential)
•Min 1 year related experience in Production / Food Industry
•Project management experience (Essential)
•Knowledge of quality systems within the industry (ISO2200)
•Process control knowledge (Essential)
•Basic AutoCAD advantageous
•Hours of work are not restricted to normal working hours - must have the ability to work additional hours and be flexible with working hours as requested.
•Travelling will be essential to this position (valid driver’s License)
•Proficient in Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word and Excel.

The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:
•Solid knowledge of training techniques.
•Great communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
•Ability to work with little supervision and manage a team effectively.
•Service orientated and good problem-solving ability.
•Ability to execute jobs according to the client and Ecowize standards.
•Good planning and time management skills are essential.
•Customer-centric with good interpersonal and communication skills.
•Good understanding and knowledge of the cleaning industry and service orientated.
•Must have a strong preference to work within the Ecowize culture and values; Respect, Honesty and Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Open Communication, and Service Excellence.

Please ensure that you have the minimum job requirements, before applying.

The Company is committed to complying with legislation and meeting its strategic goals with regard to employment equity.
Job Closing Date 30/11/2021
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