Manufacturing Engineer - Engineering - Permanent

09 Nov 2016
03 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Manufacturing Engineer from within an Aerospace, Defence or Precision Engineering environment? We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for our client based in South Wales. They are a world leading name for products, from concept through to manufacture, a leader of technical excellence within their field and due to continued growth across the whole group a Manufacturing Engineer is required to join this growing company.

Main tasks of the role of the Manufacturing Engineer

* Responsible for the Day to Day Engineering Support to the Assembly Lines - to include prompt problem solving solutions with a view to eliminating downtime and other Non-Value added activities
* In conjunction with above, negotiating and raising interdepartmental Change requests (Minor rework, Concession, Permit, ADCN and ECR)
* Responsible for ongoing maintenance and validation of Production Bills of Material on the companies Baan system
* Process - Maintaining Standard Operating Procedures and driving manufacture and process improvements
* Responsible for Line Layout design that will provide Efficient, Safe and Ergonomically correct working practices
* Tooling - Specifying the design for Jigs, Fixture and tooling and implementing for production
* Leading Continuous Improvement / Problem Solving workshops - Working knowledge of A3, 8D problem solving techniques, leading to process improvement plans supported by Cost/Benefit justification of improvement benefits
* Reporting - Regular and timely reporting of project progress to the department and project teams in line with current KPI's
* Regulatory - All Internal and external statutory and regulatory conditions are being met
* Lean - Demonstrated experience ideally trained to Green belt or above
* SHE - The required Safety, Health, Environmental and Ergonomic standards are being achieved
* Undertake other reasonable duties, in line with business needs and objectives.

Key Requirements of the Manufacturing Engineer

* You will have an Engineering Degree or an indentured apprenticeship and an HNC in an Engineering discipline
* The successful candidate will have a strong Manufacturing Engineering background with experience working with project management ideals
* The role requires someone with experience of working with analytical design tools and techniques, ideally, though not essentially Catia V5 and Smarteam, Lean Manufacturing and the application of continuous improvement techniques
* Knowledge of Bill of Material systems essential to the role
* Ability to communicate within all levels of the Organisational structure, with the confidence to work effectively in a challenging environment

If interested in the role of Manufacturing Engineer then please contact Karla Harris-Hignett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either (Apply online only) (DL) or send an up-to-date WORD CV to all correspondence and conversations for the role will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency