Manufacturing Engineer

Syntech Recruitment Limited
High Wycombe, UK
13 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Manufacturing Engineer
  • £ very competitive
  • Mon - Thur 08:00 am - 5:00pm & Friday 8am - 1pm
  • World class manufacturing business


We currently have a superb opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer, you will be focussed on DFM (DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURE) working for one of the UK's most respected manufacturing businesses based in High Wycombe. As a main point of contact for the manufacturing and design teams you will be instrumental in enabling our client to continue to manufacture products to specified lead times while ensuring the design of each product isn't compromised.

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 manufacturer's 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 multi task 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

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

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