Manufacturing Engineer

Full Time Permanent

Employer Confidential

We are looking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer who will drive continuous improvement within the manufacturing process. This role will be responsible and accountable for the creation and ongoing control of all process work instructions that the manufacturing team use to build products correctly. The Manufacturing Engineer will also act as a link between R&D and Manufacturing to ensure all new models are rolled out into manufacturing in a controlled manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure all products are made as per the manufacturing batch records and all associated paperwork is completed in full.

Ensuring all production equipment and tools are fit for purpose.

Work efficiently, collaboratively and co-operative between relevant departments including R&D, Procurement, Quality, Distribution and Management.

Ensure detailed and comprehensive work instructions are in place for the team to follow when product building.

Investigate and establish the root cause of production defects. Introduce short term corrective actions and long-term preventative actions to eliminate re-occurrence.

Continually strive to improve the manufacturing process and introduce methods to reduce manufacturing cost (scrap reduction, cycle time reduction, improved labour efficiency).

Development and introduction of performance metrics to establish baseline and show continual improvement.

Work closely with R&D to ensure all new models are rolled out into mass production in an effective manner. Ensure detailed Design for manufacture reports are created for all new model builds and all development builds are fully documented from a manufacturing point of view.

Work with Product development, Production, Purchasing and Supply Chain to define all sub-assemblies, ensuring appropriate drawings and documentation are in place for the assemblies.

Take an active role in Gate process for new product development and provide hands on support for product development builds.

Drive standardisation across production to ensure standard sub-assemblies, tooling, process etc, are re used

Ensure the Health and safety of team members and visitors to site. Ensure risk assessments are generated and continually reviewed for all tasks undertaken.

We are looking for the following experience:

Minimum 5 years post apprenticeship experience within a busy manufacturing environment.

Production / Process Engineering background.

Work instruction creation and control.

Excellent working knowledge of Engineering technical Drawings.

Sound knowledge of Design and Manufacturing principles.

New model introduction / New product introduction

Process cost reduction.

Continuous improvement.

Change management.

High attention to detail.

Root cause analysis.

Company are offering a full time permanent role with excellent working environment plus good benefits and career progression within a fast paced evolving and developing industry.

Benefits include:

12:30pm finish on Friday

Pension – 3% Employee 5% Employer

Life Assurance – 2X Salary

Annual Leave – 25 days plus Bank Holidays

Birthday Leave – Additional day off during month of birthday

Employee Wellbeing Initiatives

Cycle to work scheme

Various discounts on services and products