Manufacturing Engineer - Mechanically Biased

Major Recruitment
01 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company
Our client is a global manufacturing and engineering company. They are the leader in their field and recognised globally for their products, service, technical ability, engineering, design, innovation, R&D and manufacturing systems. With clients across the aerospace, electronics, hydrocarbon processing, petrochemical, chemical, power generation, automated merchandising & transportation markets they have a wide influence spectrum & reach.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive & forward thinking organisation that can provide projects that will excite, challenge & push you to drive both the role & yourself to the next level. In return for this they can offer exciting career opportunities & development within a professional environment.

The Candidate
You will be an experienced Manufacturing Engineer or Production Engineer with a minimum of 2 years within a similar role.

You will have the following skills, experiences and attributes.

HND/ Degree in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing Engineering

Experience in the design of jigs and fixtures

Experience of Electronics Industry would be an advantage, but is not essential

Experience within an assembly environment

Strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing Techniques such as SMED, VSM, Poke Yoke, Kaisen etc.

Experience of creating S.O.P's, Process Flow Charts, FMEA's and control plans etc.

Good working knowledge of pneumatics & control systems

Understanding of Quality Systems and techniques

PC literate, including ideally AutoCAD and/or Solid works or equivalent.

Knowledge of SAP an advantage

Ability to demonstrate sound Production Engineering techniques.

A positive "can do" attitude to work, and the ability to get the job done.

Manufacturing Engineer
The Role
You will work as part of a team 8 within production engineering and be responsible for day to day problem solving as well as project work for NPI and Capex. The environment is a basic assembly environment but there is some complex testing features so candidates must be able to work across both. The main roles and responsibilities will include.

Design & manufacture of production jigs & fixtures and tools, through in house teams or external suppliers

To drive and control NPI projects, including set up of production lines and new processes, documentation and training.

Drive Continuous Improvement activities on existing and new processes and products, through the use of Lean Manufacturing Techniques, and new technology introduction

To drive & control CAPEX projects, from concept to installation, commissioning and production hand-over.

Development of SOPs and training of operators

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