Manufacturing Systems Engineer

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    General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £45k per year

  • Contact:

    Mark Bignell

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    01384 446167

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    over 1 year ago

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Manufacturing Systems Engineer

£40,000 to £45,000 pa plus Benefits (Negotiable)

Location: South Wales

Production, Manufacturing, Systems, Line Balancing, NPI, TAKT Time, Assembly, Process Improvement, Plant Layout

A Manufacturing Systems Engineer is required with knowledge of assembly operations and process improvement activities (preferably vehicle build or trim & final). Candidates with experience of the low volume and batch assembly especially within the automotive arena would be well received.

Due to expansion and growth this company, an innovative organisation who build niche vehicles in South Wales requires a forward thinking and proactive Manufacturing Systems Engineer with knowledge of planning and implementing production lines to from concept through to complete assembly/build to maximise efficiencies,  whilst eliminating waste for a new permanent role. As a Manufacturing Systems Engineer you will be required to:

  • Process: To produce detailed Trim and Final Assembly related Process Operation sheets including visual aids, torque and tooling detail, quality requirements and safety info.
  • Facilities / Layout: Working with Logistics & Facilities Engineers to determine efficient station layouts including modifications to existing facilities, part presentation requirements, liaising with suppliers of equipment, compiling documents for implementation and approval.
  • Process: To produce detailed Trim and Final Assembly related Process Operation sheets including visual aids, torque and tooling detail, quality requirements and safety info.
  • Manpower: Develop effective manpower requirements reflecting volume mix and model specification including method improvements to achieve hours per car target.
  • Tooling: To select the appropriate (volume representative) Jigs and Fixtures, including specialised hand tools and power tool requirements to meet vehicle quality and hours per car targets whilst ensuring operator safety targets are achieved.
  • Health and Safety: To liaise with the Health and Safety department to ensure all processes and materials are suitable for the manufacturing environment. Project Environmental Check lists will also be required when raising Project requests.
  • Technical Support: Provide information about build process / sequence and technical specifications.
  • Design for Assembly: To communicate best practices to Product Engineering to improve station ergonomics, hours per car and built in quality including poke yoke or error proofing.
  • This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of assembly processes, vehicle build or trim & final seeking to develop your career. In return for your experience, this South Wales based automotive company will offer you:
    • £40,000 to £45,000 pa plus Benefits (Negotiable)
    • Career progression and development within a forward thinking and expanding organsiation in a niche arena

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge of development and implementation of production/manufacturing systems within an assembly arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Systems Engineer’s role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email .

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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