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Manufacturing Engineer

£43, 000 + Benefits
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We have a requirement for a Manufacturing Engineer for an Automotive company, based in Birmingham.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for factory improvements, engineering planning & launch improvements of new products.

Manufacturing Engineer Requirements:

  • CAD Knowledge – AutoCAD / Pro-E / Solid Modelling
  • Tool and gauge design and awareness
  • Tool cost reductions
  • CNC setting, operating and program writing (Siemens/Fanuc)
  • Report writing
  • Knowledge of Quality Tool including implementation (QIP, A3 etc), Investigation & Resolution
  • Knowledge of production processes
  • Knowledge of PFMEA
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques
  • Awareness of measurement and calibration standards
  • Interpretation of drawings, technical specifications, and product control documentation
  • Project management
  • Knowledge of Lean Principles

Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Produce and expedite general factory engineering improvement plans
  • Where required, provide support to the value streams or projects as depicted by the Production Engineering Manager
  • Project manage all engineering none capital continuous improvement projects for your area
  • Support NPI engineers on production builds/ know how transfer and run at rates to achieve expected output
  • Write specifications as required, liaise with suppliers and obtain relevant quotes
  • Create and execute scrap/ rectification reduction plans within the area
  • Lead all engineering improvements and measure cell by cell targets
  • Ensure Quality systems are implemented, maintained and improvements identified/ actioned, including SPC, Poke yoke, PFMEA, Capabilities, etc
  • Ensure part routings are approved and adhered to, and manage route changes through homologation plans. Verify approved routes are been used to actively reduce risk
  • Attend all customer quality concerns and ensure route cause process fixes, are implemented to prevent re-occurrence across the area
  • Conduct process audits and risk assessments, and action concerns to closure
  • Ensure manufacturing engineering systems are up to date
  • Respond to customer issues that arise, where necessary
  • Support lean activities within the value stream and production areas (SMED, Std work,6E,7W)
  • Investigate and implement new process standards, releases, analysis and workshop support
  • Identify and execute tool cost reduction projects across your area and liaise with Purchasing department on any cost saving and reductions
  • Support problem solving activities
  • Actively look for engineering safety improvements and report progress on Do More format across your area. Implement solutions and carry over as necessary.
  • Facilitate customer visits, where necessary
  • Create Capex (A3) Proposals for budget & strategy requirements
  • Raise & Progress Deviations, PCR,s and CFR,s in line with business requirements
  • Produce relevant CNC machine programs and record and monitor sufficient backups

If you meet the requirements for this position and would like to be considered, please click on Apply now.

Contact Details:
Direct dial: 01442 299051
Contact: Ida Iannone

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