Quality and Operational Excellence Engineer

    To champion, develop and manage Operational Excellence and Quality Improvement Plan across Cramlington site.

    Your tasks at RENOLIT

    • Work with key stakeholders across business to identify improvement opportunities in alignment with business needs.
    • Track progress and take responsibility for site wide Operational Excellence plan.
    • Manage Operational Excellence academy – identifying or deliver training to ensure development of workforce.
    • Coach and support existing specialists in project activity and Lean/Six Sigma tools and techniques
    • Take lead in complex projects.
    • Effectively lead and facilitate process improvement-based workshops to drive ideas and solutions.
    • Manage complaints process to ensure robust containment and corrective actions are in place.
    • Research and implement best practice techniques in both Quality and Operational Excellence.
    • Manage Quality and Continuous Improvement Technician.  Coach site Process Improvement Coordinators and Green belts in operational excellence tools and techniques and project delivery

    What we expect

    Profession:  Engineering / Chemistry

    Qualifications required: HND level or equivalent (relevant degree preferable)

    Professional Knowledge: Lean practitioner with at least 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment (Lean Six Sigma Black Belt desirable but not essential)

    Further training: Lean techniques, Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping, FMEA, 5C


    Personal attributes: 

    Process thinker with exceptional communication, problem solving and analytical skills.

    Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to influence at all levels.

    Practical hands-on approach to project management

    Drive to challenge and implement change.

    Ability to both lead and work effectively within teams

    Manage time to prioritise activity.

    Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Project, Visio, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint (Power BI desirable)


    Internal and External Customer Orientation

    Digital Skills

    Professional Knowledge

    Sense of Responsibility

    Communicative Behaviour

    Motivation and Development

    Result Orientation

    Self Management 

    Leadership Competence


    What we offer

    Salary starting at £50,000 per annum

    Company Pension Scheme

    Life Assurance Benefit

    Health and wellbeing initiatives

    Employee Benefits hub

    Subsidised canteen

    Discounted gym membership

    Free parking on site



    LocationRENOLIT Cramlington Limited
    DepartmentOperational Excellence
    Career LevelProfessional
    Start dateASAP

    We look forward to getting to know you. Please send us your application.

    Address: Station Road, Cramlington, NE23 8AQ

    Your Contact person

    Adele Foster

    Adele Foster

    HR Officer

    +44(0) 1670 718 280
    +44(0) 7876 591 302

    RENOLIT Cramlington LTD

    Station Road | Cramlington | Northumberland
    NE23 8AQ | UK