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DATE ADDED: Wed 05/06/2019

Mechanical Sustaining Engineer

Hampshire, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

Mechanical Sustaining Engineer
Portsmouth
Competitive Salary
Permanent

Our client has a new exciting role for an experienced Mechanical Sustaining Engineer, to work for one of the best manufacturing companies in the Portsmouth area, who pay competitive salaries, excellent benefits and a great working environment.
We are looking for a Mechanical Sustaining Engineer who will be responsible for carrying out duties within the Technical department, including analysis, problem solving, engineering documentation and process improvement. The successful candidate will report directly to the Mechanical Team Leader.

If you are someone who demonstrates passion, curiosity, a drive for excellence and an ambition to make a difference, then we`d love to hear from you!

The Mechanical Sustaining Engineer role includes the following responsibilities:

- To support the ongoing manufacture of our life safety products that are made in our high-volume manufacturing facility.
- Work with our Suppliers and internal Process and Quality Engineering teams to ensure that components meet all design requirements across their life time.
- Extensive design and manufacturing knowledge of high-volume plastic injection moulded components and small metal fabrications.
- Be able to carry out effective DFMEAs PFMEAs.
- Carry out 8D analysis to ensure that the root causes of issues are found and acted upon.
- Ability to take long term quality data and analyse the impact of any defects in production.
- Work with other members of the design team to ensure that products are optimised for sustainable manufacture.
- Identify, evaluate introduce new technologies, cost reductions or materials where appropriate.
- Use Solidworks part assembly modelling tools to update designs and document with 2D Drafting.
- Experience of working with Model Based Definition would be advantageous.
- Propose improvements to designs and update product documentation through the Design Change Order process.
- Checking your own work as well as other team member`s drawings and documentation for errors.
- To multi-task in a demanding and evolving environment.
- Organize and maintain existing engineering records
- Perform physical testing on engineering prototypes
- Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable industry and business standards

A successful candidate must, as a minimum, be able demonstrate the following:

- A methodical and efficient work ethic with excellent attention to detail.
- Proven problem-solving skills.
- The ability to develop documentation that is easily understood by others, is as simplified as possible and easy to update.
- Be able to understand complex links between various issues, identifying any areas that may have conflicting requirements.
- A self-starter with a proven ability to work independently without close supervision, seeing things through to completion.

It would be an advantage also to be able to demonstrate any of the following:

- Working with high volume manufacturing.
- Knowledge of product approvals.
- The Fire Safety industry.

Benefits:
Employee Bonus Scheme, Company Pension Life Assurance, Flexi-time, Training Professional Development, Healthcare Incentives, Share Incentive Scheme, Free Car Parking, Childcare Vouchers, 25 Days Annual Leave
Role: Mechanical Sustaining Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire,

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