Technical Process Engineer

Recruiter
Anthony James Recruitment
Location
Andover, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1136659464
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Process Engineer (Production)

Andover, Hampshire £38,000 to £43,000

Company Profile

An established specialist leader in the design, manufacture and support of a range of cutting-edge LED illumination systems enabling advances in fluorescence microscopy.

These products are making a difference to people's lives day in day out and are used in the mass screening of serious diseases, as well as the leading-edge life science research.

Products incorporate a broad range of technologies and processes including electronic, software, optical, and mechanical components.

Continually growing at 25% per year for several years, and due to this continuing stable growth, there is now an exciting opportunity for a Technical Process Engineer to join the team.

Job Profile

We are looking for an individual to understand the manufacturing challenges that the company's success presents, and champion both automation solutions and lean interventions for existing and new products as the business evolves from a small to medium volume manufacturer.

We are looking for someone with the automation as well as the lean experience to confidently challenge the status quo, but to also bring all colleagues with the process as the company embarks on its lean manufacturing journey.

This is a genuine and exciting opportunity for someone to make a massive impact and transform the way that the company develops its products.

Duties:
  • Working as a key member of Production Engineering developing, documenting and implementing manufacturing and test systems for existing products
  • Developing and implementing data capture, database, monitoring and reporting systems for full traceability
  • Involvement with New Product Introduction (NPI) projects from early stages to drive Design for: -
    • Manufacture
    • Assembly
    • Test
    • Six Sigma
  • Continuous improvement of existing manufacturing lines
  • Liaising with suppliers to integrate complete solutions
  • Design new manufacturing cells
  • Implementing a pull system using Kanbans

Skills & Experience:
  • Lean manufacturing experience
    • Kaizen, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping (VSM), line balancing
  • Six Sigma experience ideally at least green belt certified
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    • Measurement Systems Evaluation (gage R&R)
  • Manufacturing cell design
    • Jigs & fixtures
    • Tooling
    • Poke Yoke mistake proofing
  • Manufacturing automation design & development
    • Mechatronics
    • Cobots
    • Vision sensors / barcode readers / PLC Programming
  • Test systems design & development
    • LabView
    • Excel VBA
    • SQL Databases

Hours of Work:
  • 40 hour per week
  • 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Flexibility on hours is available

Benefits:
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Share incentive plan through the umbrella company of the group
  • Company Pension
  • 4 x salary death in service benefit
  • Private medical cover

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