Manufacturing Engineer

04 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Whitstable

Salary: Competitive

Amphenol Ltd is part of the $6 billion p.a. Amphenol Corporation – a market leading, global, interconnect specialist. This successful site employs c230 people and specialises in the design and manufacture of a diverse range of connectors and interconnect products for a highly demanding customer base in the Aerospace, Military and Industrial sectors.

Poised for further growth, and investment, we are now seeking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer who will help deliver unrivalled levels of excellence. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting production by developing and improving processes, and providing full process and quality engineering support with a focus on 'built in quality' process control as opposed to final inspection culture.

Key Responsibilities include:

* Ensuring fast turnaround and corrective action for Process/Quality issues affecting production

* Ensuring, in conjunction with the Pre-Production area, that all new products are verified as production ready prior to production release - this includes all aspects of cost, manufacturability, process capability, etc

* Supporting the production of new and legacy products being manufactured in Production / Pre-Production and taking direct responsibility for updating routings, manufacturing and process instructions / tooling, etc to be in line with the best method of manufacture

* Supporting designated production area and taking ownership for close out of process issues raised either to support customer delivery and/or improve process

* Analysing Not Right First Time (NRFT) data to focus on areas that require process improvement

Essential Qualities Include:

* HNC or above level qualification in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering

* Previous experience working in a Mechanical Process Engineer role within a Manufacturing or Process Engineering environment

* Experience using measuring equipment

* Experience of design reviews and ensuring production problems are corrected with robust corrective actions and the product is produced to the desired quality

* Mechanical bias knowledge with some electrical skills

* A good understanding of the NPI process and getting products into manufacture, including documentation such as Manufacturing Instructions

* Practical problem solving skills, including understanding manufacturing processes and solving issues on the shop floor

* Ability to accurately update and improve process documentation, both written and electronically, in line with company procedures

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