Manufacturing Engineer

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer for a company based in Royston to ensure that their products can be manufactured meeting quality, delivery and cost targets. This is a 12-month temporary vacancy.

Responsibilities

* Work with designers and engineers to give Design for Manufacture input during product development projects
* Work with procurement specialists to develop a robust high-quality supply chain
* Develop and implement sound manufacturing methods covering all processes from supply chain through configuration, commissioning and packing
* Improve efficiency of production using best practice methods
* Solve manufacturing issues by providing guidance and prioritisation, performing root cause analysis and implementing solutions such as jigs and fixtures, process change or design change
* Develop, maintain and improve manufacturing documentation
* Capacity planning
* Batch release

Requirements

* Good degree in Manufacturing Engineering or other relevant engineering discipline or substantial experience in manufacturing engineering of electromechanical assemblies
* Excellent manufacturing engineering and process development skills
* Experience of the design of jigs and fixtures for manufacturing
* Sound knowledge and experience of NPI processes
* Experience of developing and maintaining manufacturing documentation
* Effective verbal and written communication skills
* Sound knowledge of engineering principles and best practice
* Sound understanding of Design for Manufacture (DfM)
* Obsessed by quality and nailing down loose ends!
* Able to provide leadership
* Commercial awareness
* Effective management and prioritisation of tasks
* Team based style
* Motivated by continuous improvement
* Completer finisher

The following would be beneficial:

* Good understanding and experience of Lean manufacturing
* Experience of specification and development of test equipment

[ Royston, Hertfordshire, Hourly rate: £neg. | vacancy reference : 31739 ]

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