Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Off highway

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Gilbert

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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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

* 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.

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