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Manufacturing Engineer

Salary: £0

Location: DH8

Job type: Permanent

Category: Manufacturing

Main purpose of job You will deliver excellent asset optimisation for manufacturing processes within your area, a key member of the production team you will ensure combined integration of manufacture engineering, Health, Safety and Quality standards. Main duties/key tasks * Develop and support best practices including FMEA (Failure Mode Effect Analysis) studies, value stream mapping, SPC (Statistical Process Control) and SOP Standard Operating Procedures. * Drive root cause resolution of product failure, supporting 8D investigations and practical problem solving exercises. * Improve processes to reduce non value added activity while ensuring safety and product quality. * Work on multiple Manufacturing Engineering Projects to improve Quality, Cost and Delivery * Maintain and Improve BOM, routings and ERP system accuracy. * Work with new and existing vendors to reduce cost on tooling. * Extract data from Cad models to define BOM, routings and Tooling requirements. * Effectively work with suppliers of engineering services at site. * In conjunction with the Section Leaders ensure engineering standards are maintained and all activities are conducted in a safe, cost effective and timely manner. * Support the development of the lean culture * To liaise with other departments requiring advice and guidance on engineering subjects * Having a pragmatic, hands-on approach to problem solving Communication * Ensure that effective and regular communication takes place regarding project progress. * Attend regular team communication forums and ensure that relevant information is communicated effectively * Develop and foster good working relationships with peers, related functions, internal and external customers Health & Safety * Comply at all times with the letter and spirit of the Company’s Health, Safety & Environmental Policy, Equality Policy and Code of Conduct. * Ensure that full co-operation is given to the Health & Safety Department in relation to risk assessments and accident reporting incidences General Responsibilities * Comply with all other company policies & procedures * Attend training identified by the Company to support personal development. * Work closely with the other Company Departments to deliver appropriate standards in line with company policies * Delivery a seamless interface with internal and external customers Skills & Experiences - Experience of working in a lean operating environment, and as part of a high performance team - Lean Six Sigma (LSS) certification to Green Belt standard would be advantageous – having already worked in an organization focused on continuous improvement and implementing best practices. - Must be capable of reading and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications - Competence in the use of, Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); and other business management systems. - Highly developed analytical skills - Effective project planning skills - Root cause problem solving and practical knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering Credentials - Minimum 3 years Manufacturing / Process Engineering Experience - Bachelor's degree or HNC and equivalent experience in a similar role for a minimum of 3 years - Experience in the Aerospace industry and understanding of AS 9100 standards would be advantageous - NEBOSH certified preferred Other Tasks: - Carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the jobholder’s line manager. NB: This job description will be updated from time to time at the Company’s discretion in order to ensure it properly reflects the duties and responsibilities required of the role. The jobholder and line manager should review currency and relevance at least annually through the Company appraisal process


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