This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to progress their career into senior management.
The successful candidate will report directly to the Managing Director utilising their skills and expertise to support the Production Team, the Shop Floor Manager, Technical Manager & Senior Quality Engineer.
Our client is a precision engineering sub contract company supplying the aerospace sector.
They are specifically looking for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer/ Production Engineer with an excellent knowledge of precision Turning.
We are looking for someone with a good knowledge of the Aerospace Sub Contract Sector with a working knowledge of the requirements of Quality Management Systems; specifically AS9100 2016 Rev; D
Main Purpose And Scope Of The Job
Identifying Process Improvement and Efficiencies and Reducing Waste
The Feasibility Process
Technical input in quoting and estimating; methods and cycle times
Setting and Programming Machines where applicable
Review and improve the performance of Setters and Operators
General Troubleshooting technical problems in Setting and Production.
Establishing best setting practice and developing this through Standard Operational Procedures with Production Personnel.
Monitor and optimise the processes and improve time cycles.
Monitor Overall Equipment Effectiveness and Set-up times on the machines
Monitor and improve KPI’s including
Right First Time
In Process Scrap
Final Inspection Scrap
Attend and contribute to regular stand up production meetings.
Remain updated on new technology in machines and tooling etc.
Responsible for feasibility, all technical support and development.
Collaborating with Production Engineer on Tooling and Pre-production Planning.
Coaching and Mentoring in Continuous Improvement Techniques
The company are looking for someone who is
Someone with good hands on experience of setting and operating Turning machines
Someone with good knowledge of process improvement/lean manufacturing
Someone who understands cutting feeds and speeds
A proven technical engineering background
A good track record in carrying out feasibility studies
Someone who understands the technical support requirements within a small to medium sub contract manufacturing company
Someone with a sound sub contract engineering background
A Mentor figure – someone who encourage and influence others and bring out the best of people
Someone who works well within a team and encourages positive working relationships
A good eye for detail
Good problem solving skills
Able to work under pressure
Remains current with all technical developments
Someone who wants to progress their career into senior management
Has a flexible attitude
A good team worker demonstrating loyalty and commitment to the organisation and team members
Has a positive approach
This is a great opportunity for someone to progress their career. The company are secure and very well established, constantly investing in new CNC technology and equipment. They have a dedicated, stable, and skilled workforce. The management team are highly personable – promoting a real team environment.
If you feel you are the right person for this Senior Manufacturing/ Production Engineer position and you have the skills to do the job please click the “apply now” button to progress your application.
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