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Production Development Specialist

Your responsibilities:

  • Participates in the sequence definition, cycle time calculation, and analysis of the working phases of production processes/products. Shares cycle time data with internal teams; 
  • Prepares technical documentation regarding the process phases and the related methods and cycle times; 
  • Supports production during start-ups by training indirect and direct staff; 
  • Defines the working phase sequence of a new production process in order to achieve the targeted product cost and equipment investment budget. Ensures appropriate production methods, cycle-time, equipment performance, and materials/components in support of production targets; 
  • Ensures that updated process and technical documentation are provided to Supply Chain Management  (SCM) teams to support supplier evaluations and proper supplier agreements; 
  • Participates in the definition of action plans, training of relevant maintenance and production teams, and other support activities during the internal/external process and equipment start-up; 
  • Analysis of production processes in the company using lean six sigma and DMAIC methodology; 
  • Analysis of the reasons for the allowed production of poor quality production; 
  • Evaluates new process technologies to improve human and machine productivity, quality and cost reduction by optimizing the production processes; 
  • Coordinates the activities related to the implementation of the company's investment program; 
  • Prepares requests for quotes from suppliers for the reconstruction and modernization of machinery and equipment. 

Your background: 

  • At least Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering; 
  • Experience in production and technological processes - minimum 1 years; 
  • Knowledge and experience in working with Lean Six Sigma and DMAIC methodology. Yellow/Green belt certified will be advantage; 
  • Good communication skills in English – written & spoken; 
  • Good computer literacy - MS Office. Experience with CAD programs and SAP is an advantage; 
  • Strong commitment to safe work practices and dedication to following all relevant workplace safety guidelines; 
  • A high level of self-motivation, curiosity and desire to learn about new technologies; 
  • Good team player skills - collaborative, solutions-oriented approach, strong communication skills; 
  • Experience in coordinating multiple teams is a plus. 
Location Sevlievo, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Temporary
Publication date 2023-11-06
Reference number R0036075

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Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.