Product Design & Manufacturing Assistant - Electronics

Location
Ongar
Salary
£18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
10 Oct 2017
Ref
00073425
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Production
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will be working for a growing electronics manufacturing and product design company and they are looking for a Product Design & Manufacturing Assistant to assist the Director. The role will be a combination of product design and technical administration and therefore a very varied role.

You will be a good all rounder as this is a small growing business. You need to be someone who is prepared to get involved, be organised and willing to be trained. The ability to use own initiative, think on your feet and solve problems is vital as you may occasionally be working on your own. Reporting directly to the Director you will need to hit the ground running. There are excellent long term prospects and the potential to move into management for the right candidate.

Must have own transport due to the location of the business. Excellent written English skills are essential.

Key Responsibilities
- Product design for new and existing electrical and electronic products using Solidworks and Rhino.
- Production costing and sourcing components.
- Liaise with customers and oversee the orders from start to finish.
- Schedule production runs, manage production staff and ensure appropriate staff available.
- Manage incoming stock and component stock levels and order new stock when necessary.
- Materials planning using computerized systems.
- Assembly of electronic and non electronic products.
- Book new orders onto MRP system and update system from receiving initial order through to delivery of finished goods.
- Resolve any customer problems & answer incoming calls if needed.
- Understand the production process and be willing to help out where necessary in the business.
- Arrange shipping and delivery of finished products via couriers.
- Occasionally may need to deliver products in company van.
- Writing technical procedures and instruction booklets.
- Managing ISO9001 quality certification.

Required Experience and Skills
- Background in manufacturing preferably electronics.
- CAD experience - Solidworks / Rhino preferred.
- Strong knowledge of Excel.
- Knowledge of electronic & electrical components.
- Customer relationship experience as you will be the main point of contact for our customers.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several projects at once.
- IT skills as you will be using MRP to log jobs and record daily activity.
- Strong written English skills as you will be writing technical procedures and instruction booklets for products.
- Ability to read technical drawings.
- Supervisory experience would be desirable.
- Clean driving licence.

Hours: 40 hrs week
Mon - Thurs: 8am - 5pm
Fri: 8am - 2:30pm

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