Manufacturing Engineer

Gerrell & Hard Limited
10 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Manufacturing Engineer Permanent - Salary 30-40k Coventry Our Product development consultancy client is based in the Midlands, offering CAD, CAE, prototype and low volume manufacturing services. They are looking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer with a good manufacturing / production background within a small - medium sized automotive business or similar transferable industry. This role would suit someone working in a fast paced manufacturing environment, experience of low to medium volume manufacturing from concept to manufacture of vehicle bodies. Therefore, BIW / Body manufacturing experience including experience within carbon fibre manufacturing and / or composite manufacturing would be suitable. KEY PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: - Upkeep and maintenance of the Control of Monitoring and Measurement Equipment procedure - Upkeep and maintenance of the Control of Documents and Control of Records procedure - Support Production and Manufacturing Functions in Plant Engineering, Process, Quality, and Efficiency and Throughput development. - Monitor, analyse and continually improve the above measures through industrial engineering methodologies allied to Automotive production - Assisting the Quality Manager with the upkeep of the TS16949 Quality Management System - Work with Production Manager and Area Supervisors to ensure robust production and manufacturing processes throughout the business - Maintain and develop the link between Warranty and continuous improvement feedback into production and manufacturing through support of the ECR / Product improvement process - Performing Process Audits and ensuring follow up actions are executed in a timely manner - Support Production Management in the implementation of new projects into production and manufacturing. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE: - Maintenance of the Quality Management System in conjunction with the Quality Manager - Control, development and documentation of production assembly and in house manufacturing processes, including PFMEAs, throughput evaluation, cycle time, operator and station work balancing and efficiency forecasts - Control and recording of measurement devices - Support Production / Quality Manager with regard to control of incoming product, (product characteristics, measurement criteria, product quality issues) - Performing Process Audits and raising concerns / follow up actions - Monitoring and maintenance of the Control of Documents and Records Procedures - Analysis and review of production downtime logs, management and execution of action plan with area supervisors and operatives - Maintenance of all production / manufacturing KPI's (Product Quality, Efficiency, On Time Delivery) - Maintain positive input at both operational and statistical levels within the following forums: - Weekly ECR Meeting - Daily Part Shortages Meeting - Fortnightly Process Audits - Weekly Downtime Review Meeting - Monthly 5s Audits - Quarterly Production and Manufacturing Performance Review. ESSENTIAL: - Relevant experience as Manufacturing/Production Engineer within a fast paced, forward thinking business - Experience in PFMEA's, control plans and standard operations sheets - Proven track record in problem solving and the development and implementation of new processes within a production and manufacturing environment To apply please send a Word formatted version of your CV across for our review and consideration.
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