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Manufacturing Engineer - Automotive

Salary: £0

Location: Stafford

Job type: Contract

Category: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Engineer – Automotive Our client is a recognised leader in the manufacturer of industrial diesel engines. We are currently looking for a Manufacturing Engineer (ideally with a background in engine manufacturing although other automotive backgrounds will be considered) to join their team on a contract basis in Stafford. Key Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer will include: Design for manufacturing and test input. Coordinate and plan prototype builds. Equipment ordering. Develop traceability and process characteristic specifications. Determination of machine and process capability. Interface between manufacturing operations, quality and manufacturing engineering. Interface with project groups with manufacturability input. Support continuous improvement activities. Continuously monitor process performance for quality improvement opportunities. Maintain state of the art and emerging technology knowledge base to exchange new processes for less capable ones. Analysis of working methods, manufacturing process, non-productive work content and recommendation of changes to reduce downtime, balance TAKT time and increase production functions. Identify and prioritise improvement projects with alignment to corporate vision, and plant objectives while improving customer satisfaction. Provide engineering support by troubleshooting problems and effecting timely solutions using kaizen lean manufacturing methodology Interface with suppliers and outside sales personnel to evaluate, cost estimate, and select process equipment. Assist/carry out in creating and updating standard work, Process flow charts, PFMEA’S and control plans Experience & Qualifications: Previous Manufacturing Engineering experience is advantageous, ideally gained working for a Gasoline, Natural Gas or Diesel Engine Manufacturer. Will possess good team working, project management, organisational skills. Will possess good communication and statistical analytical skills, with ability to provide concise insights, conclusions and recommendations drawn from complex technical data. Applicants will hold an Engineering / Technical Degree Good PC Skills are essential, able to use MS Excel to intermediate standard or higher. Basic knowledge of manufacturing concepts and processes. For further information please contact Caroline on (phone number removed) This advert represents a summary of the full role description. The role is being made available by the end client on a contract/interim basis. To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted immediately

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