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Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 16 December 2017 by Personnel Futures Limited Ended

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supply advice & direction to design engineers
  • Reviewing design concepts and components
  • Communicating effectively to R&D engineers, manufacturing policies and procedures relevant to product design
  • Design & introduce new manufacturing processes as required by NPI plans
  • Design, planning and commissioning production line layouts/cells in NPI activities
  • Specifying & procuring production equipment for NPI
  • Provide ongoing support to maintain and improve production QCD
  • Planning, progressing & coordinating work packages to defined timescales & budget
  • Preparing manufacturing documentation required for product manufacture
  • Leading documenting and progressing actions from PFMEAS
  • Leading & documenting process verification & validation exercises in line with Design Control procedures
  • Generation of engineering change requests to design change control procedures
  • Implementing of approved engineering change orders
  • Review & approve manufacturing drawings
  • Design & implementation of component supply and finished product systems (e.g. Kanban, pulls systems)
  • Produce cost estimates for new designs
  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure high QCD for supplied parts
  • Training and skill transfer to operators & engineers
  • Conduct health & safety, COSHH, PUWER risk assessments as required
  • Support to purchasing in component supplier
  • Conversion of design data to machine tool instructions & programs (e.g. CNC, pick & place, punch press etc.)
  • Design & procurement of production jigs & tools
  • Manufacturing data control
  • Project stage cost, effort & time estimation
  • Participate in project meetings, stage reviews & design reviews
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities.

Your Qualifications:

  • HND or HNC in an engineering discipline
  • 3D & 2D CAD using Solidworks
  • Familiarity with relevant design software tools
  • Ability to Interpret Engineering Drawings
  • Computer & IT literacy, familiarity with Office software tools
  • Good written & oral communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Project Management expertise using Microsoft Project
  • Good problem solving & analytical skills
  • Methodical & good attention to detail
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques & QCD targets
  • 2+ years working in an engineering or manufacturing environment

Reference: 34043363

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