Manufacturing Engineer

P&S Personnel
Great yarmouth
£25000 - £43000/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This substantial business leads the world in manufacture of global fire and security systems form their manufacturing operation based in Great Yarmouth. Due to a recent merger the company now has an annual revenue of $32 billion. If you want to be part of this dynamic business with the opportunity for growth and an unrivalled career opportunity then apply now.

The purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer is new product introductions, continuous improvement projects, OPEX cost reduction projects and ongoing production support. The Manufacturing Engineer will be the single point of contact to R&D, Production, Continuous Improvement and the Quality functions for all technical issues.

Main Tasks
• Manage delivery of projects, on time, to agreed budget.
• Ensure the production lines are in a safe working condition at all times (in collaboration with Maintenance and EHS)
• Ensure projects meets all mandatory requirements with Directives / Regulations, and other Quality requirements that apply.
• Ensure all documentation relating to project is developed for projects.
• Line Efficiency / First Time Yield - Working with others to ensure line efficiency and first time yield is within agreed parameters.
• Unplanned Downtime – Work with others to ensure that all projects are delivered with TPM considerations taken into account.
• Ensure all changes are fully documented and recorded for your area of responsibility
• Inventory Reduction - aid in the lean flow projects to reduce inventory requirements.
• In collaboration with QA work on the resolution and corrective actions to customer complaints.
• Fully engage in improvement activity events as directed.

Candidate Specification
Essential Education & Qualification:
• HNC/HND or degree standard equivalent in a mechanical / production engineering discipline
Desirable Education & Qualifications:
• Certified Greenbelt in Lean Six Sigma (Operational Excellence)
• Experience with filling gas cylinders or pressure equipment.
• Experience in Fire Protection Industry.
Essential Experience:
• Minimum 8 years post-graduate experience in a Manufacture Engineering role.
• The job holder will be of sufficient stature and credibility to effectively interface with and influence site team members
• Demonstrable practical experience of Manufacturing
Desirable Experience:
• Hands-on light engineering manufacturing process experience
• Experience of application of ISO9001, ISO 18000 and ISO 14000 systems
• Experience of manufacturing and quality systems within the petrochemical, oil, gas or fire-fighting industries
• Experience of liaising with and managing third-parties in terms of delivering projects.
• Experience with high pressure compressed gas systems.
Essential Skills:
• Effectively influence internally and externally
• Lead by example
• Apply effective communication skills
• Apply sound judgment and complex decision making where few precedents and considerable ambiguity may exist
• Drive continuous quality improvement
• Behave ethically and question the ethics of business practices
Desirable Skills:
• Encourage creativity
• Proactively develop alternatives.
• Align work with customer needs.
• Accelerate the implementation of change.
• Listen well & respond quickly to ideas / suggestions.
• Expect / encourage team to work across organisational boundaries.
• Motivate and support the team.
• Demonstrate integrity in decision making
• Learn continuously & facilitate learning in others.
Essential Knowledge:
• Wide ranging and broad-based experience of manufacturing / mechanical engineering skills and disciplines
• Apply six-sigma RCA principles.
• Quality Management Systems and ISO9000

Apply now and you can enjoy all the things that make such a great place to work. The variety, fast pace, challenging projects with excellent scope for career progression and being part of a hard working team that enjoys a great team spirit. Please contact John Gartell in the first instance on (Apply online only) and apply online for an early consideration