Job Title - Manufacturing EngineerSalary - up to £46000 plus benefits depending upon experience Location - Stafford Industry - Off Highway An opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Engineer to work for this off highway manufacturer based in the Stafford area. New product improvement introduction. Design reviews and project meetings. Design for manufacturing and test input. Coordinate and plan prototype builds. Manufacturing cost planning. Equipment ordering. Develop traceability and process characteristic specifications. Determination of machine and process capability. Interface between manufacturing operations, quality and manufacturing engineering. Capacity planning and MRP input. Interface with project groups with manufacturability input. Support continuous improvement activities. Initiate corrective action activities as required and monitor timeliness and effectiveness of action. Maintain state of the art and emerging technology knowledge base to exchange new processes for less capable ones. Analysis of working methods, manufacturing process, non-productive work content and recommendation of changes to reduce downtime, balance TAKT time and increase production functions. Lead quality and system improvements in the areas of TPM, set-up reduction, RFT, TQM, cycle-time, mistake proofing (poke-yoke), continuous improvement (kaizen), process testing, process capability, product verification, product introduction, documentation, and metrology. Assist/carry out in creating and updating standard work, Process flow charts, PFMEA'S and control plans Skills and experience required: Good PC Skills are essential, able to use MS Excel to intermediate standard or higher Previous Assembly Manufacturing Engineering experience is essential Will possess good team working, project management, organisational skills. Will possess good communication and statistical analytical skills, with ability to provide concise insights, conclusions and recommendations drawn from complex technical data. Applicants must hold an Engineering / Technical Degree or equivalent Desired: * Experience ideally gained working for a Gasoline, Natural Gas or Diesel Engine Manufacturer. * Experience of coaching and mentoring engineers. * Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse work group If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.
Permanent / Staffordshire, England