Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 1/12/18
Reference: 72984-ENGIN-JNB_1543251155
Contact Name: Janne Bate
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 26, 2018 16:52

Job Description

Advanced Manufacturing Engineers provide dedicated technical support to a nominated production line.
Successful candidates should expect to work in a fast-paced, customer focused production environment, providing quick & effective solutions to daily production issues. They will provide reactive support for production process issues or Return Material Authorisation Investigations, & contribute to longer-term process improvements to drive productivity.

*Engineering degree or relevant experienced Manufacturing Engineer. Must have an excellent level of understanding of electro-mechanical assembly and interactions. Specifically, around analogue and digital electronics, product and process knowledge. Strong analytical & problem-solving skills, data analysis, preferably Aerospace Manufacturing.
*Knowledge of Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing techniques, Shainin, Quality System, and statistical process control tools.
*Excellent level of understanding of process and design. Must have knowledge of sensor manufacture and the use of measurement equipment used. Demonstrate a commitment to process improvement. Strong background and understanding of Engineering drawings/specifications, and manufacturing process planning/evaluation.
*Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and manage priorities effectively. Engage cross functional teams, shop floor and Technology. The candidate must demonstrate excellent team working skills, strong inter-personal and excellent communication skills with report writing & presentations.
*Must manage own performance against agreed goal and project objectives, accountable for quality, on time delivery. Experience delivering projects on both small and large scales.
*Self-motivated, enthusiastic and a keen interest to learn, diplomatic and able to apply a high level of initiative. Display confidence in a fast-paced work environment, energy, passion & enthusiasm to drive change.
*Demonstrate excellent organisational skills
Desired Characteristics
* Electronic instrumentation and/or portable product development experience
* Knowledge of Bluetooth and WiFi protocols
* Embedded systems, Power systems, FPGA and CPLD design experience
* Intrinsically Safe product design experience for hazardous applications