Manufacturing Engineer

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Location: Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stroud
Salary: Market related
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 5 March 2019
Recruiter: Resourcing Solutions

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to be based in Gloucestershire, with occasional travel, to work for an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. With a global presence, more than 58,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017.

This department is central within the production organisation to ensure we produce quality products in the best competitive method. The position would initially be to support the assembly team.

Key aspects of this job include the following:
- Support new product introductions and new production operations
- Manage projects which include new production equipment/tooling, process improvements and cost reductions activities
- Organise and manage review meetings with peers and shop floor personnel
- Conduct Process FMEAs, root cause analysis and process validations
- Present progress / achievements of projects to the wider community and various management levels- - Improve product quality, labour/assets efficiency and production lead-time through the use of lean manufacturing and assembly principles

Candidate skills and requirements
You will need a comprehensive knowledge of production and more importantly:
- Positive attitude towards development and learning new skills
- Be innovative, creative and work with minimal direction
- Lean experience (Green Belt / Black belt preferable)
- Work effectively with cross-functional teams and within your own team
- Have strong organisational, problem solving and communication skills with various levels in the business
- Have the ability to write technical reports clearly and accurately (in English)
- Knowledge of CATIA V5 or equivalent CAD software
- Sound knowledge of HSE and ergonomic requirements
- Knowledge of current and future industrial technologies and their capabilities
- Experience of working in Assembly environment using Flow Line methodologies

You must also have the ability and confidence to use your own initiative and the determination to succeed within pre-determined time-scales.

Education Requirements;
A minimum of a relevant HND qualification (Engineering) is required however a B.Sc. Degree in a relevant subject is preferable.

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