Design Engineer - Jigs, Fixtures and Tooling

Recruiter
AMS People Limited
Location
Chesterfield area
Salary
£25000 - £35000/annum £good, benefits, bonus
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Design Engineer - Jigs, Fixtures and Tooling
LOCATION: Chesterfield Area
SALARY: £Good salary plus pension, benefits

THE CLIENT:
My client, a successful manufacturing organisation, needs a Design Engineer who can design tooling, jigs, fixtures and production layouts to ensure production processes and manufacturing equipment is optimised for quality and output in a lean manufacturing environment.

THE ROLE:
The successful Design Engineer will:
- Design jigs, fixtures, tooling using Poke Yoke or similar techniques to reduce error.
- Develop and design effective process layouts.
- Liaise with suppliers and contractors to get quotations for equipment and components.
- Support the introduction of new products and product changes into production (NPI).
- Own and deliver projects.
- Undertake continuous improvement activities.
- Support maintenance colleagues in minimising downtime.

TO APPLY:
You should be have:
- Graduate / HND level qualifications or similar in an engineering subject.
- Great CAD experience 2D and 3D ideally.
- Experience of production engineering / manufacturing engineering and technologies.
- Up to date problem solving skills e.g. 8D, Ishikawa etc.
- Up to date quality improvement tools e.g. FMEA, SPC.
- Experienced in using lean manufacturing techniques.
- Ability to manage projects and achieve product launch on time and in budget.
- Self-motivation and strong cross functional team working skills.
- Exceptional communication skills and ability to manage projects and people to achieve your objectives.

You will enjoy working in a highly motivated team at an exciting time in the company's development, contributing towards the manufacture of high quality products in the UK and the development of others