Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Engineer

Recruiter
Ex Mil Recruitment Ltd
Location
High Wycombe, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1221570904
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Engineer (398jc) - High Wycombe - £ Competitive

My client has delivered specialist defence equipment for over 30 years are now seeking a DFM Engineer to join their team.

Key Responsibilities

* To work with Technical Leads within Engineering to ensure that design for manufacturability and maintenance is considered during the design phase.

* Achievement of manufacturing/material cost budgets through support to the engineering design team

* Be aware of any innovations in manufacture that could be taken advantage of.

* Work in conjunction with the supply chain to identify technical requirements for suppliers.

* Work with suppliers on identification of solutions and build long-term relationships within the scope of the DFM Engineer role.

* Work in conjunction with the Engineering team to ensure product reliability and where necessary that corrective actions have taken place.

* Participate in and lead value engineering projects.

* Identify key critical parameters to be monitored at the manufacturers site and agree reporting methods.

* Ensure that the suppliers test capability is at an acceptable level (including process) such as measurement systems analysis where appropriate.

* Produce process capability reports.

* The DFM Engineer will be expected to work across a range of disciplines linking with the Technical Lead Engineering as needed.

* In conjunction with NPI engineering and product quality, ensure that any manufacturing issues identified in pilot trials have been addressed.

Skills, Qualification and Experience

* Experience with manufacturability for Mechanical & Electrical design

* Experience in component manufacture and mechanical assembly manufacturing engineering

* Ability to multitask and work with diverse cross functional teams in a design and manufacturing environment

* Demonstrated understanding of general mechanical design principles, including design for manufacturing (DFM) and geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T)

* General understanding of aerospace material properties, including metals and plastics, required. Knowledge of composite materials is a plus

* Good verbal and written communication skills

* Experience designing mechanical/electrical components and assemblies

Personal Attributes

* Logical and methodical approach to problem solving

* An ability to deliver under pressure with an appetite for measured success

* A passion for high-performance engineering

* Collaborative working with people with a diverse range of backgrounds

* A positive, proactive attitude with a high level of self-motivation to deliver excellence

* Ambitious and self-reliant - intrinsically self-motivated

* Well organised and delivery focused

In return the are offering an excellent base salary and benefits package and the ability to join a dynamic and expanding company that is seeking to grow the company for the next decade.

For more information, please contact Jean-Claude Hedouin, at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on (phone number removed) Ext 1.

DUE TO THE NATURE OF THIS RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY, WE ARE ONLY ABLE TO REPRESENT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE EX MILITARY

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