Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer
Onsite in Leamington Spa

Candidates require a proven background working in a machine shop with extensive knowledge of tooling, CNC machine tools including multi-tasking, 5-axis, universal-grinding, gear grinding and shaping.

Key accountabilities:

  • Working within the Continuous Improvement team you will ensure that all production orders are ‘machine ready’ to ensure schedule adherence.
  • Proactively work alongside Manufacturing, Operations, Quality functions and suppliers to maintain and enhance processes.
  • Actively contribute to annual cost save, emissions reduction and shop floor recovery targets.
  • Own, complete, report out and handover to operations any CI projects assigned to you.
  • Maintain an active shop-floor presence promoting and encouraging lean principles.
  • Reporting back and reacting to manufacturing issues from production and ad hoc meetings.
  • Work alongside operations and manufacturing to ensure smooth NPI transition to production.
  • Working alongside all other functions in DFM and PFMEA for new projects.
  • Actively assist all CI team members in closing projects on time.
  • Identify potential improvement activities.
  • Support Operations with day to day issue resolution.
  • Mentor and engage with operators to encourage an improvement culture.
  • Maintain a Teamwork approach and actively share knowledge with peers.
  • Liaise with Quality Engineers to ensure improvements to our Total Cost of Quality, On Time in Full, delivery and other KPIs.
  • Act on key manufacturing performance metrics

  • Required Experience
    • Experience of machining a wide range of precision components with complex routings and multiple operations.
    • Lean manufacturing skills, 8D, 5 Why and 6 sigma knowledge.

      Desirable Experience

      • Experience of working in a precision, small batch, low volume production environment (Automotive / Aerospace / Defence or similar industry).
        • Gear form manufacturing knowledge/experience.
        • Heat Treatment knowledge/experience.
        • CAD/CAM programming experience.
        • 3D modelling experience.
        • Multi spindle machining experience/knowledge.

      Job Overview

      Job Title:Manufacturing Engineer
      Contract Type:Permanent
      Location:Leamington Spa, UK
      Salary: £40000 - £45000
      Expiry Date: June 21, 2024
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