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Manufacturing Engineer

Worcestershire - Salary £35,000-£40,000

We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for an international manufacturer based in Kidderminster.

The demands on the manufacturing facility have increased and a vacancy has arisen for a permanent engineer with mechanical skills bias to join an already strong process engineering team. Background must be one in production / manufacturing / process engineering, having knowledge of equipment design, manufacturing process control, energetic material H&S experience is ideal but not essential. The successful candidate will report directly to the Production Engineering Manager.

Responsibilities include:

• To improve product flow
• They develop functional requirement specifications for the system
• To improve efficiency
• To reduce operational floor space (where applicable 6s)
• To remove waste in whatever form it takes (lean manufacture)
• Estimation and tracking of process control cost
• To complete any plant moves (ensuing minimal disruption to production)
• To design / support and commission tooling to support programme requirements
• Review and align environmental requirements for manufacturing cells across site
• To develop robust manufacturing processes within the cells
• To create accurate VSM cell profiles
• Conduct mitigation and risk assessment plans
• To create and close out PFMEA documentation, including investigation support

The successful candidate will be an excellent engineer who has had exposure to lean manufacturing techniques, tooling manufacturing and process background preferably in an automotive manufacturing environment, but this is not essential. They will be able to demonstrate that they can adopt a structured approach to focus in on improvement opportunities and they will also be able to demonstrate that they understand and have used line balancing techniques and waste elimination in an appropriate manufacturing environment. There will be requirements to support internal stakeholders particularly with bid and cost model creation


Key words: engineer engineering imeche lean production lean manufacture lean manufacturing six sigma 6 sigma value engineering kaizen kaisen manufacturing improvement just in time 5s kanban takt time manufacturing engineer production engineer continuous improvement engineer process engineer process improvement engineer manufacturing improvement DFM design f manufacture oee tpm Total productive maintenance cell manufacturing tqm total quality management failure analysis non confmance process improvement 5 why Fault Tree Analysis Fish bone PFMEA

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