Process Engineer

Heybridge Associates Ltd
28 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
As in-house recruiters for DENSO Marston Ltd, a large multinational manufacturing organisation based in Shipley we are looking for an experienced Production Engineer to join the progressive team.

Key Responsibilities of Production Engineer are:
Apply lean manufacturing techniques to plan, implement and monitor improvements in manufacturing tools, techniques and processes to:

- Improve output
- Improve machine uptime and productivity
- Reduce scrap and rework
- Improve the delivery of finished goods
- Improve the quality of finished goods
- Minimise safety incident rates
- Help to ensure a continually improving environment
- Manage engineering changes to production/materials
- Resolve immediate product technical problems with NPI
- Involvement in the identification, development, project management and implementation of capital expenditure projects. Ensure strict control over costs and resource levels.
- Active involvement with the NPI process to ensure the smooth introduction of new products into manufacturing.
- Plan, implement and monitor all new product/variant introductions with emphasis on efficient factory layout, process flow and optimising of capital equipment.
- Attend design review meetings to influence decisions taken towards `design for test` and `design for manufacture`.

Essential Skills of Production Engineer are:
Experience of Production or Manufacturing Engineering within the automotive Tier 1 or FMCG environment. In particular have proven experience in:

- DFMA/FMEA/Six sigma/Statistical Process Control methodologies and their application.
- Cell layout, manufacturing process and work station design.
- Materials flows, Kanban system and pull systems.
- Project management of NPI processes and activities

Degree level qualification or equivalent in Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline is essential.
You should have the potential to implement change, making the manufacturing process lean.
Familiarity with all aspects of the project life cycle from design to production.
Knowledge of CAD systems, ideally AutoCAD, to generate designs of parts and tooling.
Excellent interpersonal skills including communication, presentation and motivation.

Working hours 8:30 - 5:00 Mon - Thurs 8:30 - 1:30 Fri. Flexi-time of 30 minutes at either side of the core hours are available Mon - Thurs.

Excellent pension scheme and generous company benefits, plus free on-site parking.
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