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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

Manufacturing Engineer

Automotive/Engineering

£35,000 - 45,000 dependent on experience

Merseyside

We are currently looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer for our prestigious client who are a well-known Automotive Tier 1 supplier based in Merseyside. This is a permanent opportunity with salaries ranging from £35,000 - £40,000 per annum.

The Role

You will be responsible for providing engineering support to the Assembly teams for the launch of new products, engineering changes and continuously ensure manufacturing readiness, as well as participating in Technical feasibility studies, FMEA's, verification of equipment versus standards and safety assessments.

Responsibilities and Accountability

  • Implementation of best practice into manufacturing areas following group standards
  • Support the 8D process to resolve customer concerns
  • Support implementation of the Optimap process during New Product Introduction
  • Support 5S activity
  • Recommend Capital Expenditure projects and assist implementation
  • Lead process improvement activities (equipment cycle time reduction, manpower efficiency, process capability improvement, layout improvement)
  • Find innovative solutions to manufacturing problems
  • Ensure compliance with company standards and Legislative requirement (Safety, Environment, BS \ EN)
  • Continually seek cost reduction opportunities
  • Assist with implementation of CIP team lead activity
  • Contribute to the production transfer between plants/sites
  • Create, modify and keep up to date the Standardise Work Instructions (including SPS, work content, etc.)
  • Support the production team with problem solving methods (PSA3, 8D, etc.)
  • Work closely with the equipment suppliers and customers, during the launch phase and through the project lifetime
  • Be the owner of the assembly PFMEA and ensure updates are made on time

The Person

  • Educated to Bachelor degree level preferably in Engineering
  • Experience in manufacturing automotive in assembly production
  • Experience in applying Lean Manufacturing tools, leading workshops
  • Computer literacy (SAP, Excel, Access)
  • Open-minded attitude
  • Customer orientation
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Exemplary attitude and behaviour, role model in current position
  • Autonomous and target oriented

The Company

The company are a world renowned tier 1 supplier who specialise in exterior trims. They have got numerous key projects they are working on and have a full order book. They are looking for someone who is looking to develop their career and move up into a management position. They are also offering you opportunities to travel to international sites post covid.