Coty Inc Line Engineer - Powders in Ashford, Alabama

  • To support the Ashford factory engineering function for the Organisation with capital projects, engineering budgets and day-to-day engineering support.

  • To ensure compliance to the policies of Coty, European and U.K legislation.

  • To assist the Organisation in meeting the business supply requirements for customer service at lowest possible cost and specified quality.

  • Identify productivity and cost saving opportunities, and the support of capital projects.

  • To support the management of the maintenance and engineering function to ensure optimum operation within the Organisation.

  • To assist in the management of assets and ensure health and safety requirements are met.

  • To ensure consistent and agreed engineering working methods are employed across the site.

Quality Responsibilities

  • Ensure all equipment is maintained on a scheduled basis and new equipment/tooling guarantees all products produced meet the required quality specification. Provide engineering support for the continuous improvement of product quality.

  • Continuous support to the quality index and other quality initiatives

Lean Manufacturing

  • To participate in the Organisation’s robust program of continuous improvement which will ensure the manufacturing costs, quality of products and service levels are competitive.

  • Seek out new and innovative technologies to fulfil the requirements of the Organisation.

  • Communication: Ensure effective communication at all levels within and outside the Organisation.

  • Seek advice from appropriate sources within and outside the Organisation.

  • Support the drive of OEE improvement through SMED design and reduction of machine stoppages.

  • To support Lean Manufacturing activities like RIE’s, AM, and PM.

Technical Skills

  • Recognised Electrically Biased Engineering Apprenticeship / ONC / HNC Qualified

  • PLC programming skills (Omron / Siemens essential)

  • Knowledge of robotic systems

  • Excellent electrical / mechanical fault-finding skills

  • Knowledge & experience of project management /implementation.

  • Good communication skills

  • Good documentation skills

  • Is results focused

  • Determines these results by a rigorous approach to their work where data and facts are the only basis for decision making

  • Demonstrates creativity, flexibility and uses innovative approaches

  • Has a “customer orientated” philosophy and responds effectively to customer problems

  • Demonstrates anticipation, reactivity and methodology

  • Demonstrates leadership and is helpful