Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon
Salary: £35000 per annum, Benefits: 25 Days + Bank Holiday
Start Date: 2018-05-21
Reference: 19885
Contact Name: Zubair Muhammad
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2018 15:11

Job Description

An Immediate requirement for a Manufacturing Engineer to join precision manufacturing company in Abingdon.

Knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques: Value Stream Mapping, Bottleneck Management, SMED, 5S + 1 & internal/external auditing processes.
Proactively investigate, define, propose and deliver Continuous Improvements' related to all manufacturing & office processes.
Provide continuous assessment, and implementation (where possible) of the latest manufacturing practices to support the progress of the company.
Be operationally aware of process waste and actively seek solutions with relationship to cost saving projects.
Define manufacturing and assembly processes of internally manufactured products and, where applicable, the associated external supply chain supply processes.
Provide support for the concept, design, manufacture and implementation of jigs, fixtures and tooling.
Assist in new product introduction & all associated processes and delivery targets, to include: SOP & work instructions, & operational procedures awareness.
Produce process routings to meet customer specifications working closely with planning & production.
Management of Production System(s) (Process SOPs, CNC Programmes) to ensure integrity is maintained.
Maintain a suitable level of network capability with support teams (Planning, Production, and Quality) to ensure that operational support is given and project goals are met.
Organising and recording the service and maintenance for all plant (TPM)
Undertake requirements for: Risk Assessments, ISO14001 & all environmental issues as per internal & external audits & weekly safety check lists.

Radar Charts (5S + 1).
Graphic Running Totals, Monthly monitors and related scoring (5S + 1).
Updating all related notice boards with KPI monitors.
Performance outputs: Q, C, D, S, & P set to business performance req's.
On Time Delivery monitoring & metrics updating.

Continuous Improvement projects.
Management of Maintenance and service records
Producing SOP's & work instructions for all processes.
Reviewing: SOP's, work instructions, and business related documentation both electronically & hard copy.

Ref: ISO9001 & 14001, AS9100 Quality Management Systems.
Ability to prepare related documentation for pre-audit checking.
Electronic record keeping for both Internal & External audits.

5+ year's previous experience as a Manufacturing Engineer or similar role
Knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques: Value Stream Mapping, Bottleneck Management, SMED, 6S & internal/external auditing processes.
Must have a hands on approach and run continuous improvement projects in tandem.
Ability to Multi-task
Analytical and creative thinker. This means you can operate on your own initiative but also contribute as a team member working with engineers from various disciplines.
Strong work ethic
Team player and ability to influence

To apply please call Zubair on 01442 898 900 or email your CV directly to myself.

Thank you for your interest in this role. All successful applications will be contacted within 5 working days. Due to the high volume of applications we receive we do ask for your patience to wait to hear from the consultant rather than to call us directly.

If you have not heard after 5 working days, then unfortunately we were unable to consider your application on this occasion.