Manufacturing Engineer - Paint & surface treatment

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer - Paint & surface treatment
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stafford
Salary: £25 - £30 per hour
Start Date: 2017-03-16
Reference: 19736
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 19, 2018 16:56

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer - Paint Specialist
Industrial Paint & Surface Treatments

I am currently recruiting for an Industrial Engineer for a multi-national manufacturer of heavy machinery.
You will be part Design Engineer, part Manufacturing Engineer, part Production Engineer.

The role is offered on a contract basis offering an hourly rate of £25 - £30 ph. however there is an opportunity for candidates that need development. A candidate with strong potential and the right attitude will go a long way.

To be considered, candidates will have all or some of the following skills, experience and qualifications.
Experience of painting machined components in alloy steels and fully built special purpose machinery within production assembly.

The successful candidate will have experience in paint, finish & manufacturing processes and will have experience of managing new products into existing manufacturing process streams.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for provision of work instructions and process documentation to the manufacturing operations team. Other responsibilities include facility layout and area allocations, and related regulatory compliance.

Responsibilities will also include managing manufacturing processes, tooling, gaging and equipment to economically produce finished engine products. Furthermore to provide concurrent process functions from design concept through implementation, as well as process adherence and using best practice.

Key Responsibilities Include:

·Ensuring optimum use of equipment and space in support of changing production requirements.
·Coordinating release dates and availability of machines, equipment and material schedules to satisfy demand
·Directly working with other teams and suppliers, requires that the successful candidate demonstrates skill in negotiation, building consensus and achieving compromise to agree project deliverables and milestones.
·Representing their function in key forums such as Design Reviews
·Evaluating and promoting new manufacturing processes.
·Establishing standards and working with other teams to resolve problems related to process, tooling & equipment.
·Working jointly with marketing, engineering and customer services areas on concurrent product and process designs to ensure products and processes are of robust design and support economical production.
·Providing project management support for major systems and equipment installations.
·Managing new product introduction programs including coordination of product design,
component processing, and financial management to assure customer expectations are met whilst achieving functional and cost targets.
·Adhering to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics and affirmative action.
·Identifying & executing personal training & development requirements, completing objectives and implementing cost reduction projects, ensuring concurrent product and process design and meeting the requirements of the manufacturing process.
·Actively involved in decision making process.
·Maintain knowledge of applicable legislative requirements.
·Evaluate products and processes; perform needs analysis and initiate ideas.
·Support and advise other engineers, managers, and customers.
·Contribute to the identification, analysis, and resolution of any issues and clearly communicate technical information to process partners.
·Perform analysis and initiate ideas using complex technical data.
·Develop and maintain a keen understanding of internal and external customers' needs.

·An Engineering, Technical or Science degree or relevant proven technical experience is essential
·Applicants MUST have experience of painting/coating & manufacturing processes gained whilst working for an industrial machine Manufacturer or similar company.
·Excellent analytical skills, able to interpret complex technical data and make recommendations.
·Previous experience using 3D modelling tools (Vis Mockup).
·Previous experience using project & programme management systems.
·A self-starter with strong technical skills.
·Ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well employees in other units, customers and suppliers.
·Decision making ability.
·Strong communication skills are essential.
·Have an understanding of failure analysis, problem solving, and product and process definition.
·MS Excel & MS Project skills are essential.

This is a long term, ongoing opportunity to work with an organisation that really value contract workers, and will offer long term & interesting projects

If you feel the role is for you, either at the top end, or if you feel that it is role that you could develop into, then please apply with your CV in WORD format.
Equally should you feel this role is of interest and have salary expectations slightly above the range, please indicate as the client is likely to consider applications on a case by case basis