Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing, Off highway

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £48000.00 per annum + benefits

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    Kate Stevens

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    7 months ago

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Manufacturing Engineer£38,000 to £48,000 + benefits Peterborough

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • lead key projects and play a lead role in the development and implementation of new and existing manufacturing processes in Combustion Engine Assembly, Test and Finish
  • support process alignment, product introduction & asset utilisation projects throughout global engine facilities
  • successfully introduce and implement new/existing products into full production
  • produce global manufacturing engineering standards
  • ensure latest manufacturing technology is being used to increase efficiency and economy of operations ensuring delivered within time and budgetary targets
  • work with external suppliers to design equipment, buy off new equipment, and approve specifications for modification of equipment
  • be directly involved in the resolution of quality defects, utilising root cause analysis, 8D and other 6 Sigma tools
  • apply techniques for determining work balance within workstations and adjoining processes
  • participate fully in Quality Management Systems and manufacturing APQP activities e.g. developing Process Flows, PFMEAs, Control Plans, Standard Work Documentation etc.

Skills, Qualifications and experiences:

  • Previous Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • Project management experience in a manufacturing discipline
  • Experience of introducing new products
  • Experience of implementing Lean manufacturing tools and techniques, utilisation of problem solving and root cause analysis tools
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the business and build collaborative relationships
  • Some travel required (5% - 15% of working time)
  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a Technical Engineering discipline (ideal)
  • Knowledge of Combustion Engine Assembly, Test or Finish processes (ideal)
  • Experience of automated equipment installation and/or programming and controls
  • Knowledge of manufacturing systems such as ERP, PLM or manufacturing execution systems
  • Experience of 3D modelling or 2D CAD experience (deal)

This is a permanent position based in Peterborough and offering an annual salary between £38,000 - £48,000 (depending on experience) plus benefits.

Interested in the above opportunity?

Contact Sarah Gilbert or Kate Stevens of Jonathan Lee Recruitment as soon as possible, our client is actively interviewing!