SENIOR MANUFACTURING ENGINEERSENME

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Torquay
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2018
Closes
28 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is offering an exciting and rewarding opportunities for a motivated and talented senior manufacturing engineer to join their highly skilled team!

DESCRIPTION

As part of the lead team having responsibility for meeting business performance commitments to key stakeholders.

Responsibility for the Manufacturing Technicians function across the site. Responsibility for improving and defining new processes for the products released to manufacture following their design phase in site or central development engineering.

Managing cost improvement objectives and technical support of the operational function.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide technical support to manufacturing with respect to product/process design and functionality.

Retain the relationship with the Product Management and Design Engineering to ensure constant collaboration. Involvement with projects and in some instances take the lead with customer communication.

Manage technical issue escalation process from manufacturing, with the appropriate level of on hand shop floor support in each production area.

Drive implementation and maintenance of LEAN and CI practices across the organisation.

Achieve budget for labour and material cost reduction as determined in agreement with GM and central objectives.

Drive disruptive cost reduction plans into existing processes, potentially benefitting from technology elsewhere in G&H group.

Resolve issues with manufacturing when product quality risks are identified.

Support transfer of Beta level product to release to manufacture, optimising cost through process, material and yield in collaboration with Development Engineering and Manufacturing.

Support the training of new and existing processes, raising training and process corrective actions with manufacturing when required.

Establish best practice operational process for clean rooms.

Drive culture of Manufacturing Engineering excellence

Support Quality, Supply Chain & Manufacturing Managers ensuring all aspects of the business support the needs of our customers.

Support Product Configuration (currently PCR) and engineering change processes.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Understand all business system tools and ensure correct implementation by Manufacturing Engineering personnel.

Understand the G&H NPD and NPI procedures and process.

Have awareness of scorecard KPIs, understand how Manufacturing Engineering actions and strategy effects site performance.

Have an understanding of STG strategy and objectives, and the timelines for delivery of new products to the site.

Knowledge of H&S to a level where issues can be highlighted and managed by the appropriate personnel.

Knowledge and understanding of Lean Manufacturing & Continual Improvement strategy