Production / Process Engineer

04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Corin Ltd Neal
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Production / Process Engineer to join Corin based in Cirencester.

Corin is a global leader in orthopaedic innovation, specialising in the design, development and manufacture of a wide range of cutting edge artificial implant solutions for hip, knee and ankle replacement. Founded in Cirencester in the UK in 1985, our products are now distributed globally through subsidiaries in the USA, Australia, Japan, South Africa, Germany, Austria and Italy, as well as through an extensive distributor network across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

As a Production / Process Engineer your duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Develop and implement Manufacturing improvement strategies and technology development projects – (medical device & coatings desirable)
  • Project Management of new technology introduction.
  • Implement new manufacturing and Production Engineering processes from concept to stable operation
  • Manufacturing documentation, including Process Sheets & Inspection Sheets
  • Producing Procedures & Work Instructions
  • Assist in the training of manufacturing personnel
  • Specifying and develop all fixtures, gauging and software
  • Specify machine set-up programmes
  • CNC programming via CAM and code (Robotics desirable)
  • Perform process validation / verification (& computer systems validation if appropriate) including process characterisation, optimisation & capability studies as required
  • Lean Manufacturing - analyse production processes and propose / implement improvements to reduce lead time, reduce cost, improve efficiency along with DFM and DFA input
  • Resolving technical issues within manufacturing.
  • Baseline process capability assessment
  • Recommission, Validation & Transfer / Release to Production in UK
  • Documentation & Training
  • Liaising with suppliers on technical issues
  • Assist with CAPA/NCR investigations to improve efficiency of manufacturing processes by analysing non conforming product issues, proposing and supporting countermeasures
  • Supervise or perform pre-production set up and manufacture if required, with both companies
  • Investigate and develop new manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Resolving technical issues within the Manufacturing Department
  • To ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the Company and legislative requirements for Health & Safety
  • Undertake any other projects as directed by the Senior Production Engineer

An ideal Production / Process Engineer will have the following:

1. Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience

  • Engineering qualification; preferably time served apprenticeship
  • Project Management experience
  • Expertise in using a variety of manual and CNC tools
  • Programming and interfacing with Robotics – ABB (desirable)
  • CAM (Specifically Siemens NX Unigraphics and Edgecam are desirable)
  • Quality Techniques
  • Assembly and Fitting
  • Process validation / verification & process capability assessment
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Mechanical & Production engineering
  • Compiling and using process FMEA’s
  • Statistical analysis
  • Project and time management
  • CAD – tool / gauge / jig / fixture design
  • Manual and CMM inspection
  • Application of machine tool probing systems
  • PC literacy, including specific knowledge of Microsoft products
  • Medical devices manufacturing (desirable)
  • Orthopaedics manufacturing (desirable)
  • Process engineering background (desirable)
  • Plasma Coatings knowledge (desirable)
  • Safety critical applications (desirable)
  • Programming and interfacing with Robotics – ABB (desirable)

2. Skills and competencies

  • Establishes good relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Reliably follows instruction and procedures (compliance)
  • Sets high standards and delivers results
  • Adapts and responds positively to change
  • Demonstrates integrity and upholds values and principles
  • Team Player
  • Good communicator (written & oral)
  • Good listener
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Concentration, accuracy and consistency

In return for this you will receive a competitive salary.

For an opportunity to join this expanding company please submit your CV online.

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