SENIOR MANUFACTURING ENGINEER
Senior Manufacturing Engineer | Full-time | Coventry, UK
To meet the requirements of a rapidly expanding business, they wish to employ an experienced manufacturing engineer, to support the company's engineering function, which is currently working on multiple development projects.
The successful candidate will have the ability to train and develop a team of engineers, have the capability to produce technical reports, and have good presentation skills, which may include delivering training to engineers and technology developers.
The organisation is also collaborating on many initiatives and is developing a manufacturing capability to aid the productionisation of hardware. Key tasks to support these projects include developing the machining, assembly and inspection functions, as well as liaising with partners, developers and specialists.
Ideally you will be a natural problem solver with the ability to confidently present your findings and propose solutions with all levels of the business.
Conduct manufacturing assessments of products for new components and assemblies, developed by UK based technology developers
Plant and process layout for new products and variants
Produce specifications for manufacturing and assembly equipment, as well as creating business cases to support procurement activities
Read, interpret and analyse supplied CAD models, drawings and specifications
Identify tooling and fixture requirements
Guide junior members of staff and other team members
Liaise with collaborators, partners, technology developers and suppliers
Work closely with Cost Estimators and the Engineering team to support work throughput
Activities & Responsibilities
Generation of reports as required for Project and Management meetings.
Revision control of information supplied, and maintenance of Bills of Process etc.
Support production preparation to ensure smooth production ramp-up into volume
Develop and train both experienced and graduate engineers, as well as Technology Developers in manufacturing processes and technologies
Document process and engineering know-how to benefit future projects
To succeed in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following skills and abilities:
A working knowledge of NPI processes
Knowledge of business standards including APQP, PPAP and ISO 9001
Experience of using product design and manufacturing tools including DFMEA/PFMEA, DFM/DFA, Value Analysis
Knowledge of medium and high-volume manufacturing control techniques including working to Takt time, one-piece flow, Kanban, 2-bin, etc
An understanding of the basic operation of an ERP system
Experience of building open working relationships internally, with suppliers and customers
Training & Education
Educated to HND or degree level in an engineering discipline
Ability to use industry standard CAD software, in order to interrogate models
IT literate (competent user of MS products e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc
5 years minimum experience in OE production environment, preferably from the electro-mechanical sector.
Other Attributes & Experience
Motivated, innovative and someone who enjoys a challenge
Role: Manufacturing Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
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