Manufacturing Engineer Team Leader

High Wycombe
04 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Manufacturing Engineer Team Leader

Job Purpose
To support the Head of Manufacturing Engineering & NPI and be responsible for the manufacturing, assembly and test aspects of manufactured items on projects allocated to him/her. To support the Head of Manufacturing Engineering & NPI in the development of a robust supply chain on projects allocated to him/her. To consider the design impact of product and equipment maintainability throughout the life cycle. Drive continuous improvement in production; using lean techniques, to reduce non-value added activity.
Key Responsibilities
*To participate in the Design Review Process, to ensure that designs are optimised, wherever possible for manufacture, assembly, test and supportability.
*To develop the manufacturing methods, processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, quality control and safety standards to efficiently deliver manufactured items, to time and cost targets set.
*To support the development of the supply chain strategy for projects, to drive early engagement with the supply chain for new designs and to deal effectively with supplier technical queries.
*To drive process improvements to ensure the most efficient, cost effective working methods are employed by implementing LEAN tools and techniques (eg 8D, 5S and Process Mapping).
*To critique and troubleshoot existing designs, providing feedback to project teams and engineering, specifically where inefficiencies in the manufacturing process are detected.
*Ensure a safe working environment in line with the business Health and Safety procedures.
Personal Attributes
*HND/Degree in Electronics Engineering discipline (Mechanical/Electronics).
*LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt qualified.
*Techniques in Process Mapping and Process Improvement
*knowledge, low volume, cellular and line flow production
*Manufacturing Processes and methodology, toolsets and systems.
*A Change agent, with proven track record of driving improvements.
*Experience within an Electro-mechanical Manufacturing environment.
*Thorough understanding of Lean, with track record in making sustainable changes.
*Experience of using MRP systems and modern manufacturing techniques.

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