[P48] Lean Engineer

Parque Industrial de Elche (Poligono Industrial), Spain


Responsible to lead the company initiative to move towards lean production environment. Acts as a central resource for lean manufacturing and assists with day-to-day production support and improvements. 


  • Responsible to manage all activities for a lean production philosophy, productivity and safety advantagesenvironment and implementation. 
  • Develop principle work standards and line balancing for productivity. 

  • Identify manufacturing cost reductions and provide ROI justifications for change. 

  • Optimize machining processes to reach product quality, efficiency and process repeatability. 

  • Execute LEAN manufacturing techniques and design. 

  • Optimize work flow and cell designs and introduce cost-effective automation for productivity and safety advantages 

  • Design machine and tools for new product or process. 

  • Track and execute cost reduction for process improvements. 

  • Plan, execute and manage projects to complete through product continuous improvement. 

  • Communicate Lean group’s philosophy, vision and expectations. 

  • Develop and sustain employees training and development on lean concepts. 

  • Develop measurement systems supporting lean manufacturing philosophy 

  • Lead value stream mapping exercises to determine and record business improvement areas. 

  • Develop and implement project plans to achieve Future State. 

Required Knowledge
  • 4 years of experience with Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing initiatives in production 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent 
  • Work experience with implementation of adaptable robotics/automation 
  • Understanding production processes and operations 

Required Competences
  • Certification in Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing preferred 
  • Aerospace industry knowledge 
  • CAD/CAM/CAE experience either in manufacturing or design engineering 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Payload Aerospace SL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.
We are compromised in maintaining a diverse and free from discrimination working environment where everyone is treated with respect. Employment is based on an individual’s merit and qualifications, directly related to job competence.
These principles are included in all aspects of employment: recruiting, hiring, training, compensation and benefits, and promotion.