Production Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer

Melbreck Technical Recruitment
09 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Melbreck Technical is currently working with a growing business specialising in off highway vehicles manufacture based in Buckinghamshire.

Our client is looking for a Production Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer to support the manufacture of existing and new product range through generating effective engineering information, systems and manufacturing processes.

Main responsibilities:

* Responsible for the engineering review of all customer orders, in line with generating / maintaining accurate build specifications and works order information on the companies manufacturing system

* Responsible for reviewing / approving efficient drawing issue / drawing changes, plus the control of their introduction, including stock control and updating the companies manufacturing system

* Communicate and support drawing issues / changes with production

* Administration of controlled build and maintaining the accuracy of the companies bills of materials and part locations.

* Maintain and develop the build process documentation / instructions used in all areas of production

* Through liaison with production personnel, review, control and implement effective and efficient improvements to engineering specifications, fixtures / tooling, build operations and logistics organisation

* Provide support to quality assurance / control activities with reference to supplier, customer and internal quality / engineering issues. Liaison and review with suppliers to resolve engineering queries and manufacturing / engineering cost down improvements.

* Responsible for hands on analysis, problem solving and development of all production processes, methods and engineering specifications.

* Maximise the effectiveness and efficiency of all operations and engineering specifications;

* Development of the cellular manufacturing / flow line / single piece flow principles through each of the product / supply areas, including balancing, simplification, tooling, fixtures, and configuration / ergonomics of workstations

* Make versus buy analysis / costing to maximise commercial advantage. Liaison and review with suppliers to engineer cost out of component supply

* Provide mechanical and electrical fault finding / problem solving support direct to production cells, maintaining fault diagnostics database

Skills required:

* Bachelor’s degree in engineering or 5 years experience

* Demonstrated working knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma in the manufacturing field preferable

* Formal training in Lean/Six Sigma would be preferable

* Demonstrated engineering / manufacturing experience

* Excellent analytical skills combined with good negotiation and conflict management skills with proficiency in computers would be beneficial.

This is a great business to work for and this is a company that can offer you a career that they feel cannot be duplicated.

They are offering a generous benefits package including:

* Group pension

* Health care scheme

* 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

If you are interested in this role then please get in contact ASAP at the same time if you know of anyone who is looking and would be suitable for this role, I would be really grateful if you could refer them to me

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