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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: 33000 - 35000
REF: SG1984
Contact Name: Simon Gallier
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Role purpose

To provide technical support to the Production Departments by identifying the operations required to

produce products and developing processes to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met on a timely basis and in accordance with business needs.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Provide full hydraulic engineering and technical support across the manufacturing department to ensure that production operating levels are achieved and maintained
  • Manage internal projects within agreed timeframes and to budget
  • Produce and maintain relevant internal documentation to company standards, ensuring they are
  • clear, concise and understandable for all users
  • Coach and support staff where required
  • Generate, develop and update PCPs, VCPs and Control Plans
  • Design and develop assembly and testing fixtures to meet the departmental needs, liaising with the Manufacturing Services staff when required to arrange fabrication
  • Identify and lead cost reduction and process efficiency improvement activities, including provision of relevant documentation relating to cost savings and proposed efficiencies
  • Support prototype builds ensuring that all special requirements are met
  • Support production by working closely with Team Leaders to fulfil requests for tooling and/or

           assistance where required

  • Specify and purchase facilities to aid production, liaising with relevant internal departments where
  • necessary
  • Work with the Quality Engineers to improve quality of products and processes and assist with investigations regarding returns field issues and Customer rejects
  • Implement and monitor Lean Manufacturing processes ensuring that best practice is achieved and maintained

Qualifications & experience

  • HNC/HND level in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Proven experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experienced in managing projects, delivering on time and within budget
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics and/or pneumatics essential.
  • Thorough understanding and experience in application of lean principles, including Kaizen and 5s