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Manufacturing Engineer

Salary: £40,000

Location: Upper Heyford

Job type: Permanent

Category: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Engineer Bicester, Oxfordshire £35-40k + benefits This is a very exciting time for an experienced manufacturing engineer to be joining this successful and expanding R&D company as it transitions towards high volume manufacture. The company is involved with the design, development and manufacture of innovative electric motors and electric drive (e-drive) solutions for the electric vehicle marketplace. The Manufacturing Engineer position requires: * Good understanding of lean manufacturing processes, continuous improvement and quality systems * Experience of production processes and assembly methods including the jig, fixtures and tooling. * Experience of manufacturing of complex electromechanical products would be ideal. * Automotive industry experience would be an advantage. * Any experience of the selection and implementation of capital equipment would be great. Manufacturing Engineer – more: As manufacturing engineer you will be involved with achieving greater volume outputs through the implementation of new robust and scalable production and manufacturing processes. You will also be involved with assessing existing assembly processes and procedures and recommending and implementing improvements. This also may involve working with 3rd parties to implement new production / assembly lines to facilitate the high-volume manufacture of their complex electric motors. You will have a big part to play in maintaining product quality, creating lean processes and reducing product cost. Skills / Knowledge required: Manufacturing Engineer * Ideally an HND / Degree in Automotive Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering / Production Engineering or similar * Good understanding of lean manufacturing processes, continuous improvement, and quality systems * Experience of production processes and assembly methods including the jig, fixtures and tooling. * Experience of manufacturing of complex electromechanical products would be ideal. * Automotive industry experience would be an advantage. * Any experience of the selection and implementation of capital equipment would be great. * Self-starting, enthusiastic, with a strong sense of ownership and accountability * Knowledge of DFM / DFA or DFT would be useful to assist with NPI * Knowledge of a broad range of manufacturing systems, problem solving, and production processes would be good (e.g. Kaizen / Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Timing studies, APQP, PPAP, 8D, 5S, PFMEA etc) Others (beneficial): Manufacturing Project Manager * Experience with the production and assembly of complex dynamic electromechanical systems or similar * Knowledge of manual, semi-automated and automated assembly methods and processes This is a new position within the business, the scope and responsibilities of which will no doubt evolve in time. Meaning there are great career opportunities for the right manufacturing engineer candidate. Location: Commutable from Banbury, Bicester, Oxford, Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Leamington Spa and Buckingham etc

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