Manufacturing Configuration Engineer

Advanced Resource Managers Limited
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Manufacturing Configuration Engineer

Vacancy Type: Permanent

We are looking for talented individuals to join the company, in return, my client can offer an exciting and challenging career path.

Main Responsibilities

    Ensures the timely creation of As-Built Records for retrospective uplift work, including evidencing the embodiment of Change and closure of Concessions.
    Oversees the creation of As-Built Records for internal assemblies.
    Tracks the embodiment of change into WIP and SAP Planning in line with Programme rhythm.
    Supports Physical Configuration Audits (PCA) and any incremental audits as required.
    Ensures robust controls are in place within the Manufacturing Business System (SAP) to ensure configuration control of manufactured parts is appropriate.
    Participates in the Manufacturing Configuration Control Boards (MCCB) and as deputy chair when required.
    Supports the training for any new configuration systems and procedures across Operations when required.
    Awareness of the reporting of Change Embodiment in Work in Progress (WIP) and SAP Planning.
    Assist with the management of Statements of Work (SoW) for uplift packages.

    What skills, qualifications and experience my client would like from you:

      Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of a broad range of Configuration Management processes
      A tenacious, detailed and data driven individual who can support the configuration control principles with a challenging Programme environment.
      Strong analytical skills.
      Detailed understanding of the fundamentals of MRP and experience in the maintenance of Manufacturing BOM’s and routings and controlling factors within SAP (or similar ERP software).
      A high level of SAP/Windchill experience / knowledge is essential
      A strong background in and knowledge of the use of Excel for data analysis.
      Good communication skills that can sell and influence to a range of audiences internally and externally with the ability to work with all levels of the business
      An independent thinker, able to take an assertive stance to enforce the key requirements of quality and the customer
      Is familiar with document types utilised to define and document a Manufacturing process
      Experience of preparing operational documentation and manufacturing data-packs.
      Key competences: Personal accountability, building relationships, planning for results, customer first, adaptability.

      Desired skills, qualifications and experience:

        Experience in activities & techniques relating to the introduction of new products (NPI)
        CI, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma methodology, Quality toolset experience.
        Experience of driving change in process, behaviour and culture
        Problem solving experience (8D, A3, Root Cause Analysis etc.)
        Has experience in defining and governing document standards.
        Project Management Experience.

        As a bonus my client offers to work a 9 day fortnight with the site closed every second Friday.

        Location: Ampthill, Bedfordshire

        Salary: £30,000-£35,000

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