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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Stafford, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £29000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    James Tilley

  • Contact email:

    james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH49737

  • Expiry date:

    30/12/2018

Manufacturing Engineer
Permanent
Salary Range: £29,396 - £34,000 (Depending on Experience) plus benefits
Location: Stafford
Relocation/ Sponsorship: Not available with this role

A Manufacturing Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Interface between manufacturing operations, quality and manufacturing engineering.
  • Interface with project groups with manufacturability input.
  • Support continuous improvement activities.
  • Continuously monitor process performance for quality improvement opportunities.
  • 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.
  • Identify and prioritise improvement projects with alignment to corporate vision, and plant objectives while improving customer satisfaction.
  • Provide engineering support by troubleshooting problems and effecting timely solutions using kaizen lean manufacturing methodology and the Caterpillar Production System to maintain the continuity of production flow.
  • Interface with suppliers and outside sales personnel to evaluate, cost estimate, and select process equipment.
  • Assist/carry out in creating and updating standard work, Process flow charts, PFMEA'S and control plans.
  • Technical support to production and supplier development activities.

To apply for this position you should have some of the following:

  • Previous Manufacturing Engineering experience is advantageous, ideally gained working for a Gasoline, Natural Gas or Diesel Engine Manufacturer.
  • 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 will hold an Engineering / Technical Degree.
  • Good PC Skills are essential, able to use MS Excel to intermediate standard or higher.
  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing concepts and processes.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Please get in contact with James Tilley for more details.