Manufacturing Engineer

Plus Benefits
22 Feb 2021
22 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Manufacturing Engineer
* Basic salary; GBP35,000 + excellent benefits
* Leading global manufacturing company supplying into a range in industries
* Location: Blackburn
Mercury Hampton is exclusively retained on this vacancy.
Our Client is a leading global manufacturing company used across the world. Due to increased growth, an outstanding career opportunity has become available to join their engineering team as a Manufacturing Engineer.
Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing process strategies, managing process resources, optimizing current processes, and maintaining process documents. Ultimately, your job is to implement and maintain the efficiency of new and existing production machinery to increase overall equipment efficiency and reduce cost.
As the Manufacturing Engineer you should have extensive experience in automation techniques, excellent technical skills, and high-level analytical skills. As a top-class Manufacturing Engineer you will analyse a process system and implement simple yet effective changes to boost production
Other Key responsibilities and duties include:
??Working closely with the Technical assistant and automation engineers to improve processes, draft process ideas to reduce costs and improve production rates.
??Control implementation of new equipment to ensure they meet the required standards and efficiencies
??Work closely with the training officer to ensure best proactive is trained out to all relevant personal.
??Design and test process upgrades and new process systems.
??Ensuring processes comply with safety and quality standards.
??Perform optimisation tests.
??Develop routines and best practices to ensure product quality.
??Develop standardised operating instructions for upgrade process.
??Provide process documents and standard operating procedures.
??Meeting with Department managers to assess existing process challenges.
??Take responsibility for your own and your colleagues Health & Safety.
??Report any Health & Safety breaches witnessed or concerns regarding unsafe practices to site management.
??Responsible for handling equipment back in a safe and hygienic state.
??To be flexible setting a good example to colleagues and assist other staff and departments when required.
??Assist with the organisation of departmental holiday planning within company guidelines to ensure low impact upon the business.
??Maintain good communication links/working relationships within the department.
Skills and experience required:
??5 years (ideally) Manufacturing Engineering experience in a related industry is ideally required (Plastics/Injection Moulding)
??You should hold an engineering qualification of some kind, maybe a Degree or HNC educated. With a good knowledge of automation systems.
??You'll have proven working experience with automation and Robotics.
??You'll have demonstratable experience in improving manufacturing processes across a fast paced manufacturing environment.
??Previous experience working within a plastic's manufacturing business is key.
??You'll have experience with Lean, Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma and will be certified (Desirable)
??Previous automation experience and an understanding of the injection moulding process
??Hands on pragmatic style and ability to influence at all levels
??Skilled communicator and motivator
??Comfortable with speaking up within a peer group when required.
??Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Engineer who has a proven track record within a related industry, to develop a long term career in an excellent business that can facilitate constant learning and progression opportunities.
Please click on the apply button or contact Kathryn Oxley at Mercury Hampton directly. We aim to respond to all successful applicants within 48 hours, however if you have not heard from us within 7 working days please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application

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