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Manufacturing Engineer

£35000 - £40000/annum
Royston, Hertfordshire
07/03/2019 (09:17)
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We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join a Royston based company to ensure that their products can be manufactured meeting quality, delivery and cost targets. These products contain complex mechanical systems, electronics, software with associated consumables. 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 planningRequirements * 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 finisherThe following would be an advantage: * Good understanding and experience of Lean manufacturing* Experience of specification and development of test equipment* Strong customer focus* Forward looking
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