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Manufacturing Engineer

Salary: £45,000

Location: BS24

Job type: Permanent

Category: BS24 Manufacturing

Manufacturing Engineer Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + benefits package (inc 25 days annual leave) Based in Weston-Super-Mare Our client is a well-established, fast growing European market leading specialist in sustainable manufacturing services and partner to major OEMs, such as Ford, JLR and many others. They are an entrepreneurial business, who, due to on-going expansion both within core business are committed to driving continuous improvement and strategic development throughout the business and now wish to appoint a new Manufacturing Engineer. Due to the nature of their work supplying to OEMs, they are compliant with the highest quality standards, meaning it is a “best practice” environment, yet it is a smaller, more entrepreneurial company, making this a unique place to gain a very broad set of skills, commercial, customer facing, technical and true engineering-based problem solving. They pride themselves on mentoring and developing their people and it is a culture in which, whilst supported, you will be expected to take ownership, making decisions and being autonomous. You will have a clear vision for best practice, a focus in making sustainable change in the pursuit of efficiency and proven experience of implementing Lean (or similar) into a Manufacturing facility. In the role, you will become the subject matter expert within your field and take responsibility for on-going process development, supporting new product introduction (NPI) and change management within production. They have won a significant new contract and have others due to land in the near future, offering the right person, a real opportunity to add value. As Manufacturing Engineer your role will also support the maintenance of a variety of engineering activities for current production programs to ensure compliance to customer-specific and business requirements/objectives. Skills/Experience Experience of: * lean or another similar methodology * designing tools, fixtures, jigs & components, supported with drawings and for co-ordinating there manufacture. * Factory layout optimisation * Sourcing and managing subcontractors * liaising with customers * continuous improvement within a manufacturing operation This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly developing business in a high profile role and will undoubtedly offer the successful applicant an on-going opportunity for personal career development. If you are interested in hearing more, please contact Simon Collinson at Rockfield Specialist Recruitment or apply now on line

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