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CI & Training Coating Technician

Job Category:Continuous Improvement
Location(s):Plymouth (UK)
Closing Date:November 2, 2023

G&H | Artemis, Plympton, Plymouth

CI & Training Coating Technician

Competitive Salary on offer DOE

G&H | Artemis, based in Plymouth, is a leading force in optical thin film technology, with our products integrated into everyday items from mobile phones to anti-reflection optical coatings. Our global company is equipped with modern, purpose-built facilities and advanced production capabilities. We are currently recruiting for a Continuous Improvement & Training Coating Technician. This position serves a multifaceted purpose, primarily focusing on the development of training matrices and individual training development plans with well-defined timelines. By meticulously maintaining records and rigorously assessing the quality of training, the coordinator ensures that the workforce is equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their roles.

You will play a critical role in communicating training timelines to line managers and reporting progress to the Manufacturing Manager, facilitating the integration of training initiatives with the broader manufacturing strategy. In addition to training responsibilities, the coordinator also spearheads the coordination of Continuous Improvement (CI) projects, collaborating with cross-functional teams to enhance product quality, reduce wastage, and maximise overall operational efficiency.

Responsibilities include;

Develop and maintain training matrices, plans and programs, evaluating effectiveness throughout to ensure standards are met

Maintain records of employee training and certification status, communications timelines and updates where needed

Coordinate and facilitate training sessions, workshops, and on-the-job training, ensuring they align with organisational objectives

Provide on the job training to cover coating, cleaning and metrology operations, and to assist with new product introduction where training is a requirement

Work closely with subject matter experts to develop and update training materials and content to keep them current

Assist in the development and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to manufacturing processes

Conduct root cause analysis to address quality issues and implement corrective and preventive actions to drive process improvements

Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess the impact of CI projects and report on their effectiveness

Ideal candidates will have the following;

5+ years’ experience in a technical production environment

Demonstrated leadership skills and management of manufacturing teams

Exposure to a LEAN manufacturing environment, ideally trained to Sigma 6 Green belt

Good working knowledge of all MS applications

Understanding of manufacturing metrics and Project Management techniques

As well as a competitive salary and training, company benefits include;

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Company pension pays 6%

Company bonus scheme

Health Cash Plan

SAYE Scheme