Manufacturing Engineer - Advanced Planning Team

Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
£40000 - £45000/annum
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a qualified Manufacturing Engineer? If so we have a position available within the Manufacturing Advanced Planning team at for a leading engineering firm based in Peterborough.This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly flexible, motivated and skilled team. The key focus of the Manufacturing Advanced Planning team is to provide global support for product introduction, asset utilisation and process alignment projects across the Industrial Power Systems Division (IPSD).

The role of the Manufacturing Engineer involves:-

* Provide manufacturing engineering support for process alignment, product introduction & asset utilisation projects throughout IPSD
* Successfully introduce and implement new/existing products into full production
* Produce global manufacturing engineering standards
* Planning and coordinating the procurement, installation and capability of new manufacturing facilities, controls and related equipment, ensuring latest technology is being used to increase efficiency and economy of operations ensuring delivered within time and budgetary targets
* Be directly involved in the resolution of quality defects, utilising root cause analysis, 8D and other 6 Sigma tools as necessary
* Apply techniques for determining work balance within workstations and adjoining processes using appropriate tools and technologies
* Work with external suppliers to design equipment, buy off new equipment, and approve specifications for modification of equipment
* Participate fully in Quality Management Systems and manufacturing APQP activities e.g. developing Process Flow's, PFMEA's, Standard Work Documentation, Control Plans etc…
* Be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of Manufacturing planning and executions systems and enhancements
* Be directly engaged with other parts of the enterprise/business at all levels to ensure project delivery against set deliverables

Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;

* Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a Technical Engineering discipline (or equivalent experience)
* The candidate must have previous experience as a Manufacturing Engineer developing and implementing process/assembly solutions within a medium volume production environment
* Demonstrated manufacturing engineering project management experience including implementation of complex and technically challenging projects
* Experience of implementing Lean manufacturing tools and techniques, utilising problem solving and root cause analysis tools
* Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the business and build strong working relationships
* Experience of introducing new products and/or managing significant change within the manufacturing environment
* Understanding of Product Life Cycle Management concepts and their application in the area of
* Mechanical Design, Bill of Materials, Manufacturing Routings, Product change/ configuration management and collaborative product & process development
* Possess excellent computing skills and competent in the use of MS office tools etc.

Applicants who are interested in this role should apply to this advert or contact Katharine Bignell
at Jonathan Lee for more information