Manufacturing Engineer (Paint & Coatings)

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing, Off highway

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  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £25.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kate Stevens

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 to 12 Months

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Manufacturing Engineer c. £20.00 to £25.00 p/h LTD (DOE)
Stafford Off-highway
A Manufacturing Engineer is required to work for one of the world's leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines.
The successful candidate will have experience in paint, finish & manufacturing processes and will have experience of managing new products into existing manufacturing process streams. Key Responsibilities Include:
  • supporting the manufacturing operation and Product Groups by developing & introducing improvements to current manufacturing processes
  • justification for and implementation of new manufacturing processes, machines, equipment, tooling, work standards, and technical troubleshooting for engine finish preparation and paint systems
  • provision of work instructions and process documentation to the manufacturing operations team
  • facility layout and area allocations, and related regulatory compliance
  • managing manufacturing processes, tooling, gauging and equipment to economically produce finished engine products
  • provide concurrent process functions from design concept through implementation, as well as process adherence and using best practice
  • ensuring optimum use of equipment and space in support of changing production requirements.
  • coordinating release dates and availability of machines, equipment and material schedules to satisfy demand
  • representing their function in key forums such as Design Reviews
  • providing project management support for major systems and equipment installations
  • managing new product introduction programs including coordination of product design,
  • component processing, and financial management to assure customer expectations are met whilst achieving functional and cost targets

To apply for this position you will demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Engineering, Technical or Science degree or relevant proven technical experience is essential
  • Applicants MUST have experience of painting/coating & manufacturing processes gained whilst working for an Engine Manufacturer or similar company
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to interpret complex technical data and make recommendations.
  • Previous experience using 3D modelling tools (Vis Mockup)
  • Previous experience using project & programme management systems
  • A self-starter with strong technical skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively
  • MS Excel & MS Project skills are essential

This will be a 6 to 12-month contract role based in Stafford, rates are negotiable depending upon experience.

Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert of Jonathan Lee Recruitment

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