Manufacturing Process Engineer

Recruiter
Sitec
Location
Stafford
Salary
25.00 - 35.00 GBP Hourly + + Ltd depending on expience
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Sitec has an exciting opportunity for an Manufacturing Process Engineer for our client Perkins Engines, at their site in Peterborough. This is a contract role, for an estimated 12 months initially.

Job Title: Manufacturing Process Engineer
Location: Stafford

ROLE PURPOSE AND OVERVIEW:

Perkins Engines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is recognised as a leading
manufacturer of industrial diesel engines. OEM Manufacturers and users on every continent have, for
generations, trusted Perkins Engines to power their world.

A position has become available for a Manufacturing Process Engineer at the Stafford facility. The
Manufacturing Process Engineer position works both independently and as part of a team to maintain
and improve current processes and systems used in manufacturing large engines. In addition, the
Manufacturing Process Engineer will react to process demands to ensure Perkins customers receive a
reliable product on time.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Evaluate projects and prepare feasibility studies on current manufacturing processes to define
desired results, assess value added proposition and determine project plans.
* Analyse, provide specifications and perform acquisition for new or replacement manufacturing
equipment to improve current manufacturing processes.
* Improving existing manufacturing operations, incorporating new methods, new technologies and
modern manufacturing processes
* Drive change to current processes to improve quality and velocity through the use of lean
manufacturing principles.
* Preparing manufacturing documentation required for product manufacture.
* Analyse requirements and make recommendations for facility systems, processes, equipment
needs, and engineering product designs.
* Drive out waste from the current processes through lean manufacturing tools and techniques
* Complete both specialised and broad-based assignments / projects which may require
collaboration and integration with other functions
As the successful candidate you will be a champion for Manufacturing Engineering process adherence
and project structure. You will adhere to the APQP process for process changes and new equipment
introduction and play a key role in New Product Introduction implementation for Manufacturing
Engineering.

Essential skills / experience:
* Previous experience in a technical Manufacturing related role
* Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts
* Previous experience of using lean manufacturing tools and techniques
* Forward thinking, innovative approach to process design
* Good communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

Desired skills / experience:
* Degree qualified in an engineering discipline
* Process control experience, APQP/PPAP
* Experience in managing capital equipment design, installation and commissioning
* Knowledge and usage of MS Office packages
* Process/systems orientated background
* Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and customers
* Self-motivated and able to work under own supervision

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.