Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Recruiter
Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Location
Wolverley Village
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join a global Injection Moulding Automotive manufacturer, based in Dudley. The successful candidate will have a background in an industrial manufacturing setting, ideally with some knowledge of automation and plastic injection moulding processes. In return the successful candidate will be provided with great opportunities for career progression into project and programme based roles with the business.

Client Details

The business is a market leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of Automotive components supplying a wide range of sectors. The business is now looking for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to support the manufacturing team with process improvements and capital equipment projects. My client has numerous sites across the UK and a global presence. In return the successful candidate can expect a strong remuneration package, further training and development and opportunities throughout the group.

Description

  • Support the facility in implementing solutions to manufacturing process related problems
  • Specification; sourcing; vendor pack completion; supplier progress reports; equipment pass of at supplier site; commissioning of equipment at Brierley Hill; sign off to manufacturing
  • Responsible for the upkeep of CI, TPM + Safety/start sheets for poke yoke to maintain and implement as required features and devices to control the quality and predictability of the parts
  • Develop time standards for each job and work closely with other team members to formalise the standard work sheets
  • Conduct systematic set up reduction Kaizens time in line with CI terminology to reduce changeover time and increase machine capacity. Keep a record of events for sharing with the other teams
  • Undertake Plant layout projects and manufacturing cell design in conjunction with the Lean engineer and operators
  • Ensure that routings for the manufacturing process are accurate
  • Support NPI by generating operating instructions and liasing with the Quality Engineer to ensure poke yoke and gauge instructions are available
  • Develop improvement programmes by working closely with EHS to ensure all new/existing plant and equipment conforms to current legislation

Profile

  • Ideally degree educated (HNC/HND) minimum
  • Strong Lean/CI background
  • Automotive experience, in particular injection moulding would be advantageous
  • Good knowledge of improving processes, RFT, Scrap reduction etc
  • Previous experience providing Engineering support across different platforms

Job Offer

£43,000 - £46,000 + benefits

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