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Posted: 85 days ago   Expired

Manufacturing Engineer

Salary: £60,000

Location: Bicester

Job type: Permanent

Category: Bicester Manufacturing

Our client, an innovative company at the cutting edge of electric propulsion technology in aerospace, requires a talented Manufacturing Engineer to join its dynamic team to develop, improve, and support the operations manufacturing processes and equipment to enable volume production of our products to customers. Responsibilities: * Evaluating manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, testing, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators * Supporting manufacturing demand by relieving bottlenecks and problem-solving production constraints; attending breakdowns and reacting efficiently to escalation from manufacturing teams * Developing manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors * Improve manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout * Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes * Provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labour, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements * Prepare product and process reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends * Maintain product and company reputation by complying with government regulations * Keep equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures; requesting special service Requirements: * A degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent * Experience working within an automotive or aerospace Tier 1 in a manufacturing environment * Good understanding of continuous improvement methods and lean techniques * Familiar with process techniques and documentation such as FMEAs, process flows, work instructions, control plans etc. * Hands-on experience with bespoke equipment, tooling, and automation * Good understanding of design for assembly and manufacturing constraints for high-volume manufacture * Confident with both internal and external customers and suppliers, able to detail requirements and understand issues * Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), good collaboration skills, and the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams * Creative problem-solving abilities with an analytical approach to implementation, * Results-orientated with the ability to deliver business value


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