Manufacturing Lead Engineer

Manufacturing Lead Engineer

Rec-Solutions.Com
Published
15/06/2023
Location
London South East, United Kingdom
Category
Job  
Job Type
Salary
£45,000 and £52,000

Description

Manufacturing Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Lean Engineer, Project Improvement Engineer, Production Engineer, Sigma Engineer, Process Improvement Engineer. Do any of these sound familiar ?. These would be titles of current or previous positions that would be a strong match for this position.

Manufacturing Lead Engineer, you will join a talented team, working alongside Research & Design, Operations, and Quality to develop, improve, and support the manufacturing processes and equipment in a leading world class manufacturing and engineering facility.

You'll promote a continuous improvement, culture, identifying opportunities for process improvement and championing Lean methodologies.

You'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the volume production of our high-quality products in a safe environment. You will have a wide range of responsibilities, including daily production support, managing NPI tasks, inputting DFC & DFM ideas into projects, and maintaining manufacturing documentation.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • You will work on all stages of the manufacturing process with the Inclusion of senior stakeholders
  • Input DFX thinking & Ideas into early design projects
  • Ensure the upkeep of manufacturing production and processes with PFMEA, Process Flow etc
  • Take ownership of the complete manufacturing and production process
  • Previous experience of new product introduction
  • Continually improve product process in order to meet new product development
  • Act as the interface and between R&D, Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Champion Lean Methodologies Including 6S, 8 Waste, Root Cause Analysis, Value Stream Mapping etc
  • Input all approved Information regarding prototype and modifications to existing products
  • Previous production, process, continuous improvement experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Principles - 7 wastes, Cause and Effect, DMAIC, PDCA, Value Stream Mapping, Visual Management, Poke-yoke, SMED, Pareto, 5S, Kanban.
  • Understanding of Digital Manufacturing technologies, SAP ME, MR technology etc (nice to haves)

Requirements for this position:

  • HNC or equivalent in Mechanical / Electrical / Production / Quality / Manufacturing Engineering
  • Lean Six Sigma Principles - 7 wastes, Cause and Effect, DMAIC, PDCA, Value Stream Mapping, Visual Management, Poke-yoke, SMED, Pareto, 5S, Kanban.
  • Knowledge of production documentation- PFMEA, Process Flow, Control Plans, SOP’s, Work Instructions, Mechanical Schematics & Pneumatic Drawings, Layouts etc
  • Previous production, process, continuous improvement experience
  • Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Production / Quality / Manufacturing Engineering (nice to have)
  • Yellow / Green Belt certification
  • A knowledge of 3D design packages (specifically inventor) and ERP systems

This position is offered with perks, flexitime, benefits, bonus and relocation assistance will be considered for the right candidate. This opportunity would be a strong fit for somebody who has already established themselves in a manufacturing environment and wants more autonomy and responsibility

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