Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £19.42 - £26.09 gross per hour
  • Peterborough


A Lifecycle Engineer is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in Supply chain performance and planning? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced team? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

- Performing work to achieve corporate supply chain performance targets focused on inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results.
- Working on the deployment of the Supply Chain Planning Process, which develops the Plan for Every Part and Pull Replenishment methods for a facility.
- Working effectively with diverse, multi-functional teams in order to apply the supply chain planning process and leading team efforts to develop lean material flow plans for a facility, which may include implementing changes to factory floor layout and material presentation at the point of use.
- Gathering and analyzing data on facility demand and demand variability for each part required for production.
- Gathering and analyzing data about supplier shipping performance and variability % for each part number. Developing material flow plans for all material coming into a facility for production.
- Reviewing, analyzing and cleaning data prior to migration it into the PFEP Web Tool.
- Leading the work of Supply Chain Planning Analysts in the documentation of this data into the Plan for Every Part web tool.
- Creating and maintaining a site level Flow Map for parts used in production. Leading deployment teams, in the execution of Pull Material Replenishment processes in a plant.
- Performing physical, tactical work across multiple functions to make improvements required to attain MQ or other like Certification for a Facility.
- Performing physical, tactical work to reduce / eliminate supply chain constraints at both the facility and value stream level, working with a cross-functional team of personnel.


- Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures and solid product knowledge.
- Ability to design and deploy lean systems in a highly productive environment with minimal disruption to daily requirements.
- Strong understanding and previous experience using common supply chain systems.
- Knowledge of and / or experience deploying using 6Sigma Project Management principles.
- Leadership skills to effectively lead supply chain improvements making the best use of available resources, while maintaining strong people focus and fulfilling the responsibilities for leading people.
- Strong collaborative, interpersonal and negotiation skills in order to drive common supply chain processes across multiple departments within a business division.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to creatively solve complex problems.


- APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification.
- College or university degree, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering.
- Experience with the CPS RIW and Value Stream Transformation process. Significant supply chain job experience.
- Experience in the development and deployment of Supply Chain processes.
- Experience and knowledge of lean concepts and tools. Experience and knowledge about CPS supply chain principles, specifically those applied to pull replenishment using material replenishment tools and processes, Supply Chain Planning analytical tools, material flow and throughput efficiency.

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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