Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

£20 - £25/hour
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As a member of the Manufacturing Engineering team in Yeovil, the successful candidate is responsible for all aspects of Manufacturing Engineering within a given cell relative to a special project: Moving internally manufactured parts to external status using the same manufacturing equipment and production operatives.

The purpose of the role is to ensure the products are efficiently manufactured and meet or exceed established quality standards.

Responsibilities may include:

* Lead and deliver the transition plans;
* Ensure drawing KCs are fully understood and the new set up aligns to the drawing demands and that the process is statistically capable;
* In process checks and any final inspection is correctly set in Net-Inspect and that the HAY supplier contacts are correctly set in Net-Inspect so that a message will be sent to the correct contact in case of a non-compliant issue;
* Routing and associated documentation is created in the new supplier systems and that this will ensure product quality - subsequent concessions will not be accepted post go-live;
* Drive & deliver FAIs allied to the new supplier status;
* Lead and co-ordinate activities between Product Engineers, Operations, ME and Quality and Manufacturing Assurance team;
* Ensure management of projects from program approval through introduction to production, and
* Lead Production Readiness Review: coordinate all ISC functions.

Experience / education required:

* A good degree in engineering i.e. mechanical, electrical, manufacturing or industrial;
* Strong understanding of engineering processes for manufacture and test;
* Solid understanding of manufacturing techniques and their impact on producibility:
* Financial acumen, demonstrated understanding of business metrics and how to impact results, and
* An understanding of lean manufacturing environment and change management.

Candidate Characteristics:

* A 'can do' attitude;
* An ability to lead/influence a team;
* Self-motivated and self-driven;
* Ability to analyse a complex problem and deliver a simple solution;
* Strong problem solving skills;
* Being a strong team player, and
* Not afraid to ask for help/support when required, but comfortable normally working with little Supervision