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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location:

    Isle of Wight

  • Sector:

    Quality and Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

  • Contact email:

    mandrews@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

  • Job ref:

    V-117314

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-21

  • Startdate:

    2021-11-21

JOB- Manufacturing Engineer
LOCATION- Isle of Wight
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £40,000-£45,000 dependent on experience

My client is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis in the IOW area. The role will involve identifying bottlenecks and eliminating non-value added activities making improvements to productivity, cost, quality and health & safety.

The Manufacturing Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • HND/HNC qualified or equivalent experience in Mechanical, Electrical or Electronic disciplines
  • Have experience working as a Manufacturing/ Production Engineer within product development in a similar environment
  • Be able to read engineering drawings
  • Electro-mechanical assembly environment experience
  • Proactive hands on problem solver
  • Results driven and proactive
  • Comfortable with high pressure and fast paced working
  • Be able to work well individually as well as part of a team
  • Experience with Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement
The Manufacturing Engineer role will involve:
  • Working on both existing and new R&D projects
  • Create and maintain controlled documentation such as Process flows, tool drawings, component specs, BOMs and work instructions (SOP’s)
  • Work closely with the Lean team to develop and implement best practices, routines and solutions to improve production rates, Quality and output
  • Come up with innovative manufacturing solutions for parts, designing jigs and fixtures where necessary
  • Use practical mechanical, electrical and electronic expertise when fault finding.
  • Participate in NPI reviews to ensure only most production efficient designs are released into production
  • Delivering continuous improvement, operational excellence, and lean improvements
  • Identify & present ideas for improving productions processes improving profitability, quality and throughput or H&S.
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.