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Manufacturing Engineer (Projects)

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    Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

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    Matthew Andrews

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    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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JOB- Manufacturing Engineer (Projects) 
LOCATION- South Devon
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £30,000 - £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for Manufacturing Engineer on a permanent basis in the South Devon area with experience in the electronics and assembly manufacturing industry. Your main duty will be to support & drive new products & technologies into the value stream.

The Manufacturing Engineer (Projects) will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Degree in Engineer or time- or time served Engineer equivalent
  • 3 years experience in a technical environment
  • Have an understanding of NPI strategy and tools
  • Exposure to a Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Be self-motivated and have a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Innovative, creative and good leadership qualities
The Manufacturing Engineer (Projects) role will involve:
  • Scope and design processes, implement production equipment, cost control and risks
  • Deliver efficient and low-cost production lines into volume value streams
  • Builds strong alliances across all functions and liaison with Quality, Commercial, Engineering and Supply Chain to meet the customer and project needs
  • You will assist in establishing manufacturing standards, monitoring performance and analysing deviations across the manufacturing facility. Assist in process improvements with use of FMEA, process flows, process control & scrap reduction
  • Develop and maintain accurate NPI production delivery plans identifying resources required e.g. space, operators and equipment
  • Works closely with the Engineering, Production Planner and Materials Issuer to ensure materials, build instructions, resource and equipment are available, on-time, for production.
  • Drive project delivery to meet the defined financial requirements of the Pilot Line Value Stream ready for introduction into the Volume Value Stream lines.
  • Monitor, review & improve project lead times
  • Ensure WIP and incoming material flows through the line in accordance to the project and production plans, achieving or surpassing customers’ delivery expectations.
  • Deliver New Products from initial prototypes into volume manufacturing that meet specification and low cost requirements
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV to find out more, along with your availability and your salary expectation.
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