Manufacturing Engineer

30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
10 Jun 2021
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Randstad are recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer for a client based in Ryde on the Isle of Wight. They are responsible for making power supplies for the Aerospace and Defence industries and are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.


To support manufacturing in achievement of quality, cost and delivery targets. Support production with issues as they arise and conduct root cause corrective action in a timely manner to drive improvements in the manufacturing process and designs to support repeatability in manufacturing.
Work closely with the manufacturing and engineering team to identify and implement continuous improvement activities across all manufacturing and test areas to drive productivity improvements. Support engineering in the NPI and DFM processes to ensure new products are designed in accordance with manufacturing strategy.KEY TASKS

Production Support

Support resolution of manufacturing issues through effective root cause corrective action in a timely manner
Develop and purchase manufacturing tooling in conjunction with mechanical engineering
Where required act as the interface between engineering and manufacturing on engineering issues
Management of ERP routings and creation and maintenance of Manufacturing Data Packs
Creation and maintenance of company manufacturing process specifications (codes of practice)
Provide manufacturing data, technical expertise and support
Represent manufacturing at the change review board and give constructive feedback to engineering changeContinuous Improvement

Review current manufacturing processes and use lean tools and methods to highlight areas for improvement
Support the change to a continuous improvement culture within the manufacturing environment
Hold product mapping sessions and value stream mapping to improve manufacturing lead time and productivity
Develop visual process management
Design of manufacturing cells for existing and new product introduction
Analyse variance, scrap and rework data to identify and implement improvements
Support development of total preventative maintenance across the siteNew Product Introduction

Contribute to the NPI/DFM processes to ensure new products are designed to optimum manufacturing process
Make recommendations for make vs. buy on new designs
Prepare component and assembly cost estimates to support financial decisions required to evaluate new business opportunities
Any other duties as required by managementKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED


Experience of surface mount and electronics manufacturing
Experience of 5S, Lean Six Sigma and implementation of continuous improvement methods
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a manufacturing engineer or similar role
Computer literate, proficient with a wide range of software packages.
Background in manufacturing practices
Ability to translate complex electro-mechanical drawings into manufacturing instruction
Ability to analyse problems and develop solutions
Use of ERP and other systems to maintain manufacturing dataPersonal:

Pro-active and self-motivated to identify and prioritise own workload
Highly driven individual to own issues all the way through to resolution
Tenacious attitude to delivering change
Team player with great communication and organisation skills
Accurate and attentive to detailDesirable:

Degree qualified or equivalent technical experience.
Experience in the use of CAD software
Implementation of capital purchase projects

The salary for this position is GBP30,000-GBP35,000.

If you are interested, please make an application and I will contact you as soon as possible. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business

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