Manufacturing Engineer

07 Jul 2017
04 Aug 2017
Daniel Bone
Contract Type
Full Time
Key deliverables:

* To generate CNC programs using the defined company CAM software and / or directly at the machine tools as required.
* To produce engineering designs and drawings using the defined company CAD software.
* Provide machining time estimates to assist with the quoting process.
* Support of assigned business area (Milling / Turning / Fabrication / Lockplates / Clips & Leads).
* Lead / support problem solving to drive root cause and preventive action.
* Develop processes and methods to meet manufacturing requirements ensuring lowest cost and highest quality.
* Own the configuration of all supporting process elements including production routings, tooling, gauges, test equipment, fixturing and programs.
* Determine materials and tools needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification at lowest cost to the organization.
* Development of transparent cost structures and identification of potential reduction initiatives.
* Responsible to ensure that projects undertaken fall within budget and allocated timescale.
* Support the development of documentation to enhance process control.
* Collaborate with New Product Introduction (NPI) resource to define product lifecycle management activities.
* Ensure that all engineering process and controlled by the quality management system.
* Ongoing research into emerging manufacturing and production technology to compliment current and future business strategies.

Requirements – experience:

* Understanding of and ability to interpret technical drawings and specifications.
* Highly capable in machine tool and cutting tool specification and application.
* Knowledge of precision engineering processes including general machining (milling and turning).
* Track record of delivering improvements based on the principles of lean.

Requirements – qualifications:

* Educated in Engineering (Mechanical , Manufacturing, Aerospace) to degree / HNC / HND level or equivalent.
* Experience in a Manufacturing / Production role within a medium / large precision engineering organisation, ideally within and aerospace background.

Requirements – personal characteristics

* Awareness of stakeholder engagement / involvement.
* Change agent.
* Strong communication skills across all levels.
* An ability to prioritise and simplify.
* Strong problem solving skills with demonstrated ability to implement containment quickly, and get to root cause preventing recurrence.
* Analytical
* Integrity
* Accountability and Ownership
* Desire to win
* Results oriented
* Self-motivated and self-managing
* Consistent in approach
* Customer focused

Preferred (but not essential) skills:

* Previous use and experience of GIBBSCAM
* Previous use and experience of SOLIDWORKS
* Ability to methodically measure, analyse and present capital opportunities to promote breakthrough unconventional manufacturing / production techniques.
* Green Belt accredited.
* Project Management skills.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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