Production Engineer

14 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Corin Ltd Neal
Contract Type
Full Time

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

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 Engineer your duties and responsibilities will be:

  • New Product Introduction - process development and a robust and complete transfer of the product to manufacturing via offline programming of CNC machines via Siemens NX – this will require close liaison with Manufacturing and Product Development departments (the list below also applies to the maintenance and support of products)
  • 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
  • Perform process validation & 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
  • 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 production prototyping and initial production runs
  • 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 Engineer will have the following:

 Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience

  • Engineering qualification; preferably time served apprenticeship
  • Expertise in using a variety of manual and CNC tools
  • CAM (Specifically Siemens NX Unigraphics and Edgecam are desirable)
  • Wire erosion
  • Assembly and Fitting
  • Process validation
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Manufacturing 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 (desirable)
  • Safety critical applications (desirable)

Skills and competencies

  • Establishes good relationships with customers and colleagues
  • 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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