World Class Manufacturing Engineer Automotive 1st tier

Recruiter
Opus Engineering
Location
Telford
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The company:

A well-established, global automotive component manufacture are seeking a World Class Manufacuring Engineer for a new purpose-built high pressure diecasting facility in the Telford area. The company boasts manufacturing facilities across several continents and are market leaders in their respective field.

The Role:

Reporting to the General Manager, the WCM Engineer is responsible for supporting the manufacturing processes and facility to increase productivity and competitiveness

Duties:

  • Develop efficient factory layouts - Model Cells Initiative - CAD, Cardboard City etc.
  • Carry out work timings and balancing
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Carry out VA/VE studies
  • To reduce cost and waste within the manufacturing processes
  • Visual management and work place organisation
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Administer Six Sigma Green Belt and certification
  • Assist in the development of and administration of training for all employees, to build a lean culture
  • Work place organisation
  • To Lead & Participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Provide data analysis to understand performance and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Ensure best practice and learning from key practices are shared across the various manufacturing areas
  • Provide a professional and pro-active service
  • Promote continuous improvement philosophies across the business
  • To facilitate and deliver both individual and team related projects
  • Kaizen activities
  • Quality circles
  • Layouts - Working With Manufacturing Engineering Department
  • Optimising process

Candidate Requirements:

  • Good working knowledge in Lean
  • Manufacturing Techniques and quality standards
  • Experience in manufacturing and/or automotive environment
  • VA/VE Knowledge
  • Strong communication skills at all levels within the business and with customers
  • Able to manage and prioritise numerous projects simultaneously

Further details:

  • This method of manufacture is unique and further training will be provided which may involve overseas travel.
  • An exciting opportunity to be part of a new manufacturing facility with a new workforce offering immense scope for progression
  • Opus Engineering are a specialist recruitment agency operated by former engineers with first hand experience in aluminium diecasting