Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 72830-ENGIN-JNB_1546878651
Contact Name: Janne Bate
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2019 16:30

Job Description

Advanced Manufacturing Engineers provide dedicated technical support to a nominated production line within the manufacturing facility. Successful candidates should expect to work in a fast-paced, customer focused production environment, providing quick and effective solutions to daily production issues, support New Product Introductions, Custom Product Opportunities and Capability Development (NPIs, CPO's & CD) and contribute to longer-term process improvements to drive productivity.
Essential ResponsibilitiesOwn the manufacturing engineering activities for Test and Calibration NPI and CPO as part of a cross-functional team, including:
Influence design to ensure new designs are optimised for manufacture, performance yield and cost
Lead PFMEA and Process Mapping activities to identify manufacturing risks and optimise build/test processes
Design, procurement and validation of manufacturing, assembly and test tooling/fixtures
Development of assembly processes and procedures
Preparation and release of Work Instructions detailing critical assembly operations
Creation of product routings within ERP system
Support all aspects of pre-production and post-launch production through to project closure.

Qualifications/Requirements* HNC/HND or equivalent experience in mechanical or manufacturing engineering discipline
* Understanding of pressure testing, pressure system safety and electrical safety
* Understanding of Light Electromechanical Assembly in a high mix production environment.
* Knowledge of Design for Manufacturability, Lean Manufacturing techniques, Quality System, and SPC tools.

* Hands-on capability with good knowledge of manufacturing and calibration processes. Provide electro-mechanical support to production floor
* Ability to use CAD (Pro/Engineer/ Solidworks) to design fixtures and analyse product designs.
* Lead and be contributing member of cross functional teams
* Strong background in interpretation of Engineering drawings/specifications, and manufacturing process planning/evaluation.
* Strong Analytical & problem solving skills.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in technical writing and procedure development.
Desired Characteristics* Experience of using SAP ERP
* Certified Six Sigma Green Belt
* Experience with pressure measurement technologies
* Support and/or Design experience with calibration and characterisation systems.