Manufacturing Engineer

Direct Appointments
£35000 - £45000/annum +Bonus+shares+range of benefits
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Direct Appointments are recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer for their client based in Swindon.

Job Summary :

The role of Manufacturing Engineer is to design and implement manufacturing facilities and process that support both near and medium-term production demands. In addition, the Manufacturing Engineer will be required to drive quality assurance requirements across supplier base and supervise production technicians on a day to day basis.

Key Responsibilities :

Influence new product developments to optimise manufacture, shipping, installation and maintenance.
Establish process and facilities to support production demands while assuring Safety, Quality and Productivity requirements are met.
Day to day supervision and assignment of daily tasks for Production Technicians.
Lead effort within supplier base to identify, capture and cascade quality requirements to suppliers manufacturing process to assure quality parts are delivered to the assembly line.
Hands-on problem solving for quality and reliability improvement.
Support and/or lead Kaizen events against agreed calendar.

Short Term Responsibilities :

Proactively deploy quality requirements for part production through supplier base.
Practitioner level for Standard Work, 5S and 3P Kaizens.

Necessary Skills :

Graduate in Engineering, preferably Mechanical or Production Engineering. Will accept HNC / HND in Engineering (likely Mechanical or Production Engineering).
At least three years’ experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role. Practitioner of Lean Manufacturing principles; 5S, Standardised Work, Poke Yoke and Kanban.
Familiar with and worked with New Product Development process to influence design for manufacture and implement new designs to manufacturing.

Desirable :

Designed, implemented and operated assembly flow lines.
Three years’ experience supervising a direct labour force