Your experience in Manufacturing Engineering and knowledge of Design for Manufacture, Assembly, Inspection & Test in electro-mechanical environments, will play a crucial part in provide support to Production, Purchasing and Commercial departments for a leading company in the naval and defence electronics industry. You will be looking at continuous improvement projects for lead-time reduction on a range of electro-mechanical harness products. Read on for specifics on the role. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page. About the Role: The client requires a Manufacturing Engineer to provide support to Production, Purchasing and Commercial departments. This role includes: *Work closely with the design team on product updates to ensure right first-time solution for manufacture. *Create and produce Manufacturing Instructions (Layouts) and Route Cards to ensure good product quality and repeatability in production. *Specify or design new production tooling and assembly aids within 3D CAD environment and perform tooling trials. *Specify, install & purchase test equipment, machinery & hand tooling for the project. *Set up the manufacturing area & ERP system (BOMs, Routings and Work Centers) to optimise manufacture flow. *Provide & support Continuous Improvement (CI) manufacturing solutions to reduce build time, improve yield & quality both internally and within the supply chain. Additional duties will include: *Providing DFMAIT input to new projects on behalf of the production cell. *Manufacture of 'Special To Type' test equipment, either in-house or subcontract. *Provide a technical input to product & test equipment fault finding and diagnostics. *Manufacturing Test & Engineering Support to other manufacturing cells. About You: As an experienced Manufacturing Engineer you will need Electro-Mechanical engineering experience with an engineering based qualification in an appropriate technical discipline. Harness shop experience would be very useful along with a familiarity of: *Wire specs, wire laying, crimping & shielding. *Military connectors and their specifications. *TE harnessing product range. *Codes of practice/working to military/aviation specifications. They need a candidate who can work to IPC620/610 and has experience of Design for Manufacture, Assembly, Inspection & Test (DFMAIT). An awareness of AS9100 Aerospace Quality systems is also needed. Manufacturing Engineer Loudwater 6 months fixed term Contract Salary / rate negotiable Keywords: Manufacturing, Engineer, IPC620, IPC610, Assembly, Inspection, Test, Harness, Wire, DFMA Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a fixed term contract position. Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.