Manufacturing Engineer

MTrec Recruitment and Training
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Our client is at the forefront of the niche manufacturing sector. They are currently looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to lead the procurement & commissioning of a new production line against a target deliverable and budget. Working closely with the Production & Engineering teams the role will include consideration for HSE practices, Quality of Product & Process efficiency. There is a strong possibility of further projects after the 6 month period, and even further opportunities to grow and develop with the business.

The Person

  • Liaising with client departments, customers and other engineering and production colleagues;
  • Arranging specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components;
  • Identify and troubleshoot process, material, or equipment problems to minimize down time and recommend solutions to Production & Engineering.
  • Monitoring and controlling maintenance costs
  • Examining and tendering for new equipment to ensure the highest quality at the best price;
  • Supervising sub-contractors and ensuring effective communication in order to avoid errors;
  • Develop, assemble, procure or modify existing and new tooling, fixtures, and equipment to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Assist with hands on training of manufacturing employees on new products, tooling, equipment and process revisions.
  • Schedule, complete, and document routine maintenance on applicable manufacturing and test equipment.
  • Read schematics, assembly drawings, data sheets, and process sheets to perform testing, build fixtures, checkout and trouble-shoot equipment.
  • Perform tests, gather data, and write results/reports with assistance from Engineering,
  • Promote and support Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement activities in Manufacturing.
  • Install and validates equipment and processes in the production area to improve yield and/or reduce cycle time following the established validation procedure.
  • Supports periodic volume increases through testing of production product following applicable processes and procedures.
  • Carry out routine scheduled maintenance work and responding to equipment faults;
  • Diagnosing breakdown problems;

The Person

  • A self-starter who can work equally on their own or within a team.
  • Target driven with good communication skills which will help deliver a plan in line with internal Customers and Sub-Contractors.
  • HND or above in Mechanical & Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to perform all assigned tasks, work independently, and complete work on schedule.
  • Follow Production Manager & direction while displaying cooperative and positive behaviour with co-workers
  • Basic understanding and ability to read prints and schematics including the use of CAD
  • Background in practical electronics, electronic test equipment and troubleshooting
  • Ability to develop and execute a detailed plan within an agreed time plan & budget.
  • Working knowledge of computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong problem solving skills and efficient management of time and resources