Mechanical Improvement Engineer
We are looking for an Improvement Engineer responsible of all the machine improvement projects focusing mostly on the Mechanical improvements.
It will work closely with the technicians and operators to identify the machine improvement opportunities in the areas of quality, cost, performance, and preventive and predictive maintenance.
You will report to Operation Development Manager in Coloplast Costa Rica Volume Manufacturing Site, Cartago.
Tasks & responsibilities
Actively participation in Lean activities
Represent the Local Operations Development team in all training tasks outside the country, if required.
Continuously explore the possible machine improvements to increase performance, reduce scrap and downtime of the machines.
Document all improvement opportunities and roll out all this information to all Coloplast Sites.
In the absence of the local manager and / or Supervisor, has the right to make decisions and to take the necessary steps to ensure the continuity of production.
Define and scope each improvement project with a clear identification of stakeholders and deliverables
Drive troubleshooting and crisis situations to get the project back on track when needed
Perform the risks analysis & reporting, define, and follow mitigation actions.
Determine and define improvement project scope and objectives
Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
Prepare budget based on scope of work and resources requirements
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
Monitor progress and adjust as needed
Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
Proper coordination between departments to make sure all improvement tasks will not interfere with the regular production.
Bachelor’s degree with scientific background : Mechanical, Civil, Industrial or relevant experience
Have 2-3 years of work experience in related positions
Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Have strong Teamwork abilities and communication skills
Familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
Be able to read and interpret technical drawings (electrical, mechanical)
Be able to share knowledge onto other team members
Excellent analytical skills
Shown Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Live and reflect the values of closeness, passion, respect and responsibility.
Lead by example and demonstrate professionalism
Able to work other shifts and overtime to complete work as needed.
Willing to be on call to support production needs.
Good communication skills, both written and oral in English Level : B1 Intermediate level (base on the scale of the Common European Framework)
Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
Proficient in AutoCad, Inventor, Solidworks
Be flexible and be able to deal with stress periods.
Able to convey a positive and professional image to internal and external customers
Deep understanding of fine adjustments and tolerances.
Deep knowledge on mechanical measuring tools and processes.
Coloplast develops products and services that make life easier for people with personal and private medical conditions. Working closely with the people who use our products, we create solutions that are sensitive to their special needs.
We call this Intimate healthcare.
We are guided by three values :
Closeness : we work closely with our customers to find solutions that meet their specific needs.
Passion : we work passionately to create new and innovative products that improve the quality of life for our customers.
Respect and responsibility : we have deep respect for the private nature of the condition our customers face. Therefore, it’s our responsibility to find not only medical solutions, but also ways to minimize the trauma and taboo associated with these conditions.
Our business includes Ostomy Care, Continence Care, Urology Care, and Wound and Skin Care.
Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.
Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world s leading medical device companies.
We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.
Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because and not despite of their differences.
We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.
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