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Manufacturing Engineer

Salary: £35

Location: Glasgow

Job type: Contract

Category: Glasgow Manufacturing

Role Purpose Define the most efficient manufacturing system for the product. Translate design definition, product change data and specifications into clear and concise work instructions and bills of material in the enterprise resource planning system. Thus facilitate materials ordering, assembly build and certification of product in line with customer and regulatory authority requirements. Key Responsibilities • Responsible for the translation of Design Engineering data and specifications into clear and concise work instructions for manufacturing assemblies or product to customer and regulatory authority requirements. • Responsible to configure the design, quality& regulatory standards into a manufacturing system specifying machine requirements, layout, operator equipment, tooling requirements, capital equipment, inspection & certification requirements. System to be optimised to ensure industrial certainty and optimise long term manufacturing costs. • Accountable for the definition & maintenance of parts and structural assemblies purchase condition of supply. • Responsible for supporting Continuous Improvement to achieve significant productivity and quality improvements by: - Analysing and eliminating waste (seven wastes). - Developing and implementing production smoothing methods and Kanban systems. - Identifying and implementing methods to reduce set-up and overall cycle times. - Effective use of problem solving tools and techniques. • Responsible for the translation of quality standards into industrial requirements and processes to ensure manufacturing certainty and optimise long term manufacturing costs. • Responsible for manipulating CAD data to support work activities . • Key member of MRB team providing engineering instructions relating to rework, scrap and prevention of future non-conforming products. • Define & implement visible controls and business support systems in order to demonstrate effective management and control. • Instructing operators and liaising with design and regulatory authorities to ensure product integrity and compliance. • Working towards achievement of Approved Signatory status and compiling evidence /Log Book as evidence of critical review of design to ensure manufacturability of product utilising using efficient methods and machinery. • Responsible for provision of engineering/manufacturing support to external customers and contractors. • Assisting with product audits, identifying and implementing corrective actions. • Assisting with the close out of customer non-conformances. • Work closely with Design to identify and implement cost reduction initiatives and quality improvements. Knowledge, Skills and Experience • Qualified to HNC level or equivalent experience in a related discipline. • Have 2 years relevant engineering experience within a Manufacturing Engineering environment. • Good communication skills – interface with customers and suppliers. • Knowledge of different manufacturing systems and the ability to deploy the Continuous Improvement Toolset – Seven Wastes etc. • Awareness of design methods both 2d and 3d modelling and the applicable toolsets as specified by our major customers such as Boeing and Airbus. • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Packages – Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access. Decision Making Authority • Guidance is typically available from established policies or from related procedures. In addition guidance is also available from well defined procedures (what to do, not how to do it). • Work is reviewed from time to time by the Senior Engineer/Team Leader. Only unusual problems/issues are referred to line manager and /or more experienced staff. • Decisions which affect their own job seldom require approval. Decisions which impact on a work team, a department, other projects or functions will require regular approval from the Team Leader. In addition decisions which impact on the customer or suppliers will require regular approval from the Team Leader. • There will be level of responsibility for others within the team due to the nature of the work. This will generally be for new recruits to the department and/or technical apprentices. Most of the time is spent performing work similar to that performed by the others in the team

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