Manufacturing Engineer

Recruiter
Personnel Futures
Location
Essex
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Duties & Responsibilities

• Supply advice & direction to design engineers
• Reviewing design concepts and components
• Communicating effectively to R&D engineers, manufacturing policies and procedures relevant to product design
• Design & introduce new manufacturing processes as required by NPI plans
• Design, planning and commissioning production line layouts/cells in NPI activities
• Specifying & procuring production equipment for NPI
• Provide ongoing support to maintain and improve production QCD
• Planning, progressing & coordinating work packages to defined timescales & budget
• Preparing manufacturing documentation required for product manufacture
• Leading documenting and progressing actions from PFMEAS
• Leading & documenting process verification & validation exercises in line with Design Control procedures
• Generation of engineering change requests to design change control procedures
• Implementing of approved engineering change orders
• Review & approve manufacturing drawings
• Design & implementation of component supply and finished product systems (e.g. Kanban, pulls systems)
• Produce cost estimates for new designs
• Liaising with suppliers to ensure high QCD for supplied parts
• Training and skill transfer to operators & engineers
• Conduct health & safety, COSHH, PUWER risk assessments as required
• Support to purchasing in component supplier
• Conversion of design data to machine tool instructions & programs (e.g. CNC, pick & place, punch press etc.)
• Design & procurement of production jigs & tools
• Manufacturing data control
• Project stage cost, effort & time estimation
• Participate in project meetings, stage reviews & design reviews
• Participate in Continuous Improvement activities.

Your Qualifications:

• HND or HNC in an engineering discipline
• 3D & 2D CAD using Solidworks
• Familiarity with relevant design software tools
• Ability to Interpret Engineering Drawings
• Computer & IT literacy, familiarity with Office software tools
• Good written & oral communication skills
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Project Management expertise using Microsoft Project
• Good problem solving & analytical skills
• Methodical & good attention to detail
• Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques & QCD targets
• 2+ years working in an engineering or manufacturing environment

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