Manufacturing Engineer

ProTech Recruitment Ltd
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a requirement for a Manufacturing Engineer for an Automotive company, based in Birmingham.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for factory improvements, engineering planning & launch improvements of new products.

Manufacturing Engineer Requirements:

  • CAD Knowledge - AutoCAD / Pro-E / Solid Modelling
  • Tool and gauge design and awareness
  • Tool cost reductions
  • CNC setting, operating and program writing (Siemens/Fanuc)
  • Report writing
  • Knowledge of Quality Tool including implementation (QIP, A3 etc), Investigation & Resolution
  • Knowledge of production processes
  • Knowledge of PFMEA
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques
  • Awareness of measurement and calibration standards
  • Interpretation of drawings, technical specifications, and product control documentation
  • Project management
  • Knowledge of Lean Principles

Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Produce and expedite general factory engineering improvement plans
  • Where required, provide support to the value streams or projects as depicted by the Production Engineering Manager
  • Project manage all engineering none capital continuous improvement projects for your area
  • Support NPI engineers on production builds/ know how transfer and run at rates to achieve expected output
  • Write specifications as required, liaise with suppliers and obtain relevant quotes
  • Create and execute scrap/ rectification reduction plans within the area
  • Lead all engineering improvements and measure cell by cell targets
  • Ensure Quality systems are implemented, maintained and improvements identified/ actioned, including SPC, Poke yoke, PFMEA, Capabilities, etc
  • Ensure part routings are approved and adhered to, and manage route changes through homologation plans. Verify approved routes are been used to actively reduce risk
  • Attend all customer quality concerns and ensure route cause process fixes, are implemented to prevent re-occurrence across the area
  • Conduct process audits and risk assessments, and action concerns to closure
  • Ensure manufacturing engineering systems are up to date
  • Respond to customer issues that arise, where necessary
  • Support lean activities within the value stream and production areas (SMED, Std work,6E,7W)
  • Investigate and implement new process standards, releases, analysis and workshop support
  • Identify and execute tool cost reduction projects across your area and liaise with Purchasing department on any cost saving and reductions
  • Support problem solving activities
  • Actively look for engineering safety improvements and report progress on Do More format across your area. Implement solutions and carry over as necessary.
  • Facilitate customer visits, where necessary
  • Create Capex (A3) Proposals for budget & strategy requirements
  • Raise & Progress Deviations, PCR,s and CFR,s in line with business requirements
  • Produce relevant CNC machine programs and record and monitor sufficient backups

If you meet the requirements for this position and would like to be considered, please click on Apply now.