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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Reference: 32294_1531142242
Location: Worcestershire
Discipline:/ Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£28 to 30 per Hour

Job Type: Permanent

Manufacturing Engineer (Contract - End of 2018) ASAP START

My client, a leading manufacturer of safety critical components, is looking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer to join their established team on a contract basis.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a company which is experiencing growth and can offer excellent training & development.

Purpose of Role:

Reporting to the Operations Manager you will support manufacturing and instigate Continuous

Improvement activities within the plant.

You will program CNC Machines in order to produce parts to drawings / quality specifications in a

safe & efficient manner.

As Manufacturing Engineer you will be tasked in ensuring cost accuracy through consistent &

accurate documentation of the manufacturing processes and identify & realise cost reduction


The Successful Candidate (Skills & Experience):

* Proven experience in a similar role within a busy Machine Shop & Assembly environment
* CNC program writing & editing experience using Fanuc controls
* Proven experience of working with large cast iron components
* Knowledge & experience of lean tools and techniques (5s, SMED, Kaizen & Kanban)
* Program writing and editing experience using Fanuc control systems
* Experience in designing tooling & fixtures


Reporting to the Operations Manager on a day to day basis the key roles & responsibilities are:

* Create CNC programs using Fanuc controls
* Design fixtures & specialist tooling to support the in house machining of parts
* Plan insourcing project activities, liaising with the Area Supervisor and reporting progress to the Operations Manager through KPI's & project trackers
* Specify & source any tooling required to machine components as efficiently as possible
* Review & continuously improve production processes to achieve cost reductions, enhance process reliability and improve the quality and/or safety of specific operations through value engineering & lean activities
* Produce and maintain applicable documentation such as SOP's & Routings for machining parts using SAP

Capture & analyse direct labour cost variances and take corrective actions to improve cost accuracy
* Develop and implement plans for improved material flow & increased inventory control
* Participate in regular meetings and toolbox briefings on the shop floor.
* Liaise with Production & Procurement departments for the purchase of primary & consumable tooling.
* Suggest capital expenditure requirements & produce supporting justifications where required.
* Action Engineering change notifications & requests.
* Assist with day-to-day problem resolution for Machining, Assembly, Test & Painting activities

For more information please send me your CV to:

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