Manufacturing Engineer

Location
South Wales
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted
23 Feb 2017
Closes
23 Mar 2017
Ref
1141756
Contact
Steven Mitchell
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Sector
Manufacturing
Job Type
Permanent
An opportunity to further your career within a market leading company that houses the most interesting engineering projects in the country and world. You might be looking for an increase in responsibilities, or you might be looking to step sideways into a company that employs over 10,000 people worldwide. Either way, this employer offers great career prospects and opportunities to work within a fantastic working environment.

High-end technology, market leading business, great salary and benefits in South Wales.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Purpose or Aim:
To develop Processes utilising analytical tools & techniques to enable products to be assembled in-line with Zodiac's production methods and SQCDP targets. The role also includes working with the NPI team in order to implement new products into production.

Main tasks of the job / key result areas:
* Responsible for the Day-to-Day Engineering Support to the Assembly Lines - to include prompt problem solving solutions with a view to eliminating downtime and other Non-Value added activities.
* In conjunction with above, negotiating and raising interdepartmental Change requests (Minor rework, Concession, Permit, ADCN and ECR)
* Responsible for ongoing maintenance and validation of Production Bills of Material on the companies Baan system
* Process - Maintaining Standard Operating Procedures and driving manufacture and process improvements
* Responsible for Line Layout design that will provide Efficient, Safe correct working practices
* Leading Continuous Improvement/Problem Solving workshops - Working knowledge of A3, 8D problem solving techniques, leading to process improvement plans supported by Cost/Benefit justification.
* Reporting - Regular and timely reporting of project progress to the department and project teams in line with current KPI's.
* SHE - The required Safety, Health, Environmental standards are being achieved
* Undertake other reasonable duties, in line with business needs and objectives.

Key Requirements:
* The successful candidate will have strong Manufacturing Engineering background with experience working with project management ideals.
* The candidate will have an Engineering Degree or an indentured apprenticeship and an HNC in an Engineering discipline.
* The role requires someone with experience of working with analytical design tools and techniques, ideally Catia V5 and Lean Manufacturing and the application of continuous improvement techniques.
* Knowledge of Bill of Material systems essential to the role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of one of the most forward thinking companies in the UK and to further develop your own skills and capabilities.
If you believe that the prior details are relevant to your recent work experience then please do not hesitate to apply to this advert with your up to date CV. Alternatively, you can submit your CV to steven(dot)mitchell(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk