Manufacturing Engineer

ProTech Recruitment Ltd
£43000/annum Benefits
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a requirement for a Manufacturing Engineer for an Automotive company, based in Birmingham.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for factory improvements, engineering planning & launch improvements of new products.

Manufacturing Engineer Requirements:

* CAD Knowledge - AutoCAD / Pro-E / Solid Modelling
* Tool and gauge design and awareness
* Tool cost reductions
* CNC setting, operating and program writing (Siemens/Fanuc)
* Report writing
* Knowledge of Quality Tool including implementation (QIP, A3 etc), Investigation & Resolution
* Knowledge of production processes
* Knowledge of PFMEA
* Knowledge of statistical techniques
* Awareness of measurement and calibration standards
* Interpretation of drawings, technical specifications, and product control documentation
* Project management
* Knowledge of Lean Principles

Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities:

* Produce and expedite general factory engineering improvement plans
* Where required, provide support to the value streams or projects as depicted by the Production Engineering Manager
* Project manage all engineering none capital continuous improvement projects for your area
* Support NPI engineers on production builds/ know how transfer and run at rates to achieve expected output
* Write specifications as required, liaise with suppliers and obtain relevant quotes
* Create and execute scrap/ rectification reduction plans within the area
* Lead all engineering improvements and measure cell by cell targets
* Ensure Quality systems are implemented, maintained and improvements identified/ actioned, including SPC, Poke yoke, PFMEA, Capabilities, etc
* Ensure part routings are approved and adhered to, and manage route changes through homologation plans. Verify approved routes are been used to actively reduce risk
* Attend all customer quality concerns and ensure route cause process fixes, are implemented to prevent re-occurrence across the area
* Conduct process audits and risk assessments, and action concerns to closure
* Ensure manufacturing engineering systems are up to date
* Respond to customer issues that arise, where necessary
* Support lean activities within the value stream and production areas (SMED, Std work,6E,7W)
* Investigate and implement new process standards, releases, analysis and workshop support
* Identify and execute tool cost reduction projects across your area and liaise with Purchasing department on any cost saving and reductions
* Support problem solving activities
* Actively look for engineering safety improvements and report progress on Do More format across your area. Implement solutions and carry over as necessary.
* Facilitate customer visits, where necessary
* Create Capex (A3) Proposals for budget & strategy requirements
* Raise & Progress Deviations, PCR,s and CFR,s in line with business requirements
* Produce relevant CNC machine programs and record and monitor sufficient backups

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