Manufacturing Advancement Engineer
Leading specialist manufacturer of ball and roller bearings - Technical expertise, design and production capacity to deliver engineering solutions. Developed a range of high performance Split Roller Bearings. Due to recent expansion we are looking for a Manufacturing Advancement Engineer to join the growing team - Reporting to the Production Manager Day to day duties will include the following: . To ensure that the manufacturing capacity we have committed to our customers is made available at the level and timing we committed to. . To continually reduce the cost of making that capacity available. . To support the growth objectives of the plant by providing competitive costings for new product requests and by introducing accepted new products on time and at target cost. . To be a resource of lean expertise for the plant (including 5S activities) and to be a project lead resource for implementing any project supporting the execution of our Business Plan. . To work with the manufacturing team to implement work instructions and 5S program. . To assist inside sales associates to produce engineering quotations. Supply up to date accurate costing information. As a person you will need the following qualities and experience: . To ensure plant and equipment is maintained in a reliable condition such that non-availability of our plant or equipment does not become a case of poor customer service. . Responsible for the overall efficiency of the equipment is continually monitored in terms of throughput rate, scrap rates and breakdown (or machine availability). . To make sure there is a continual improvement in the overall efficiency of our equipment. . To make certain manufacturing processes are properly documented and there is a continual improvement in the quality of this documentation. Process documentation comprises: training manuals, maintenance manuals, part number specific parameters. . To ensure that the manufacturing ERP system is maintained and updated with the correct costing information. . To guarantee that fast responses are provided to sales engineers investigating the profitability of new products. . To ensure there is a continual growth in the capability of the manufacturing team. Type and length of work experience required for success on this job. . 5-10 years Precision Engineering experience . Experience must have given candidate the opportunity to develop and demonstrate the following competencies: . Proven leadership of manufacturing improvements and lean implementation in a precision engineering environment. Emphasis on GRINDING knowledge. . Proven project management experience of new machine/equipment development and effective implementation. Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.