Manufacturing Engineer

Recruiter
Omega Resource Group Limited
Location
Gloucester
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
10 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client are looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to perform the lead role in the implementation of manufacturing processes and techniques, of LEAN and the use of Six Sigma tools. You will be responsible for solving complex manufacturing problems and taking an active role in troubleshooting quality and production yield related issues within manufacturing.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Lean Six Sigma
*Responsible for the implementation of key elements of Lean, such as: standardized work instructions, line balancing, layout and work sequence (routing) optimization, training development matrix, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen/5S workouts, pull processes, TPM (total preventive maintenance), cell design, and quick changeover/batch-size optimization.

Processes
*Implement process improvements to achieve manufacturing excellence in areas such as process yield (e.g. First Pass Yield, Rolled Throughput Yield), cycle time reduction and productivity.
*Provide shop floor feedback on product design and manufacturability issues to Engineering and DFMs (e.g. through the use of Engineering Change Requests - ECRs)
*Review and sign-off on Engineering Change Orders that impact Inventory - including product life cycle issues, obsolescence, etc.
*Creates, implements, and monitors key performance indicators and metrics on manufacturing process capability and product quality.
*Monitoring and reducing process costs.

Quality
*Responsible to assist with investigation, root cause analysis and corrective action implementation for manufacturing quality issues.

Education and Prior Experience:

Education: Bachelors in Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of higher degree and experience.

Experience: Entry level position with a listed technical degree and strong interest in manufacturing. Otherwise, a significant background is required in a technical assignment in a manufacturing environment - including machine shop, industrial assembly plant, or other engineered products manufacturing environment.

Key Competencies:

*Knowledge of LEAN Six Sigma techniques and metrics
*Knowledge of mechanical and electrical manufacturing processes, including assembly and testing
*Knowledge of equipment and tools
*Product knowledge
*Can function independently and in a team
*Strong decision making
*Able to effect change through influence
*Strong leadership skills
*Strong mentoring/training skills
*Excellent oral and written communication skills
*Knowledge of ergonomics and safety
*Knowledge of maintenance systems

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.