Manufacturing Engineer

John Douglas Associates Ltd
Kettering, UK
09 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job: Manufacturing Engineer

Sector: Automotive

Location: Kettering

Salary: Circa £42,000

Our client is a multinational supplier of Automotive components to a range of OEM' who due to a growing order book and company expansion requires a Manufacturing Engineer to join its team and further develop their continuous improvement, lean methodology.

Manufacturing Engineer duties:

•Supports the successful implementation of new projects, engineering and process changes, in agreement with customer, to ensure and improve quality and delivery of products, at lowest cost

•Leads respective projects including cost and milestone control

•Plans the set-up and tear-down of production equipment - Creates performance descriptions for equipment

•Obtains offers for equipment and parts to purchase. OEE targets - providing process related documentation i.e. SOP's

•Collects and analyse process data by coordinating efforts of production and quality for effective problem solving and process optimisation

•Provides floor support to troubleshoot process problems using continuous improvement and root cause analysis techniques

Manufacturing Engineer the person:

•Minimum of HNC or above in an Engineering discipline

•Experience working in the automotive industry or in a manufacturing environment

•Welding and Robot appreciation and experience

•Experience with internal and external Customers

•Ability to read Engineering Drawings

•Theory and Practical knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Six-Sigma techniques, commercial capability and Product quality awareness

•Experience of APQP, PFMEA and Control Plans

•Self-motivated with a 'can-do' approach

The markets in which they operate are as diverse as the people who work with them. They offer exciting challenges to talented personalities - with a variety of tasks, a multitude of autonomy, and international opportunities along the way.

Salary: Circa £42,000

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