Manufacturing Engineer

£28000 - £36000 per annum
26 Jul 2017
23 Aug 2017
Matthew Hackett
Contract Type
Full Time
This position is responsible for supporting plant leadership in achieving business and financial goals by developing and maintaining robust manufacturing processes and leading continuous improvement / cost out initiatives across the organisation.

Develops and maintains robust, cost efficient manufacturing processes and product structures consistent with lean manufacturing practices. Must be mindful of process and test capabilities and recognize organizational core competencies. Assists others in root cause and failure analysis as required.

Promotes culture of continuous improvement and understands lean manufacturing techniques as they apply to eliminate waste and deliver products to customer’s expectations.

Implements methods and practices to reduce variation. Demonstrates ability to understand source(s) of variation and identify impact of tolerance stacks in assemblies. Understands application of SPC and gage R&R.

Participates in concurrent engineering efforts, critical design reviews, Design For Manufacturing and value engineering initiatives as growth opportunities.

Participates in new product development projects using ProLaunch as a tool to articulate deliverables and a vehicle to commit to schedules.

Acts as manufacturing liaison for products from inception through shipment to customer.

Maintains processes and methodologies for manufacturing operations. Assists in the composition of Capital Appropriation Requests (including payback and net present value analysis) for acquisition of equipment to support emerging and existing technologies as required.

Assists leadership team and others in performing work load analysis and resources optimization. Extracts data from ERP systems as needed.

Communicates vision of organization via verbal communication and actions.

Manages projects and delivers same on timely basis.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)

* Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques – i.e. value stream mapping, one piece flow, etc.
* Knowledge of Six Sigma concepts and tools as they relate to minimizing process / product variability – i.e. regression analysis, hypothesis testing, etc.
* Working knowledge of engineering design and product reliability concepts as to facilitate analysis of fluid dynamics, thermal dynamics, electronic circuits, etc.
* Understanding of problem solving methodologies used in determining root cause and formulating corrective action(s) - i.e. thought maps, 8D, root cause analysis, Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Gage R & R, control charts, Pareto charts, etc.
* Understanding of ProLaunch.

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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