Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Cheadle, Cheshire

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  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £25.00 per hour + .

  • Contact:

    Morson Manufacturing

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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I am currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineers, for a contract with our client based in Cheadle.

Description / Responsibilities of Position:

  • Ensure new product introduction carried out through APQP, PEP and PPAP processes
  • Works to internal Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures, continually seeking to improve the department's method of work
  • Maintains records, drawings (and other machine or facilities drawings), and documents to provide a record which is archived and accessible to the company, as per IATF 16949, OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 requirements.
  • Identification of continual improvement opportunities through root cause analysis, our kaizen process and other problem-solving techniques
  • Facilitate the utilisation and edition of FMEA and Control plans
  • Responsible for procurement of Final assembly equipment and tooling for new processes that comply with UK PUWE Regulations
  • Maintenance of existing tooling and processes
  • Process improvement to increase OEE through availability, performance and quality coefficients
  • Required to support VSR correlation activities with the CHRA and VSR engineer

Attributes/Skills Required/Sought:

  • Any other duties, within the scope of this role, not specified within this job description as required by the business.
  • Must have a 'hands on' approach to Engineering
  • Growth and Customer Focus
  • Ability to provide strong leadership and support to the Engineering and Maintenance team
  • Translate strategic vision into department goals
  • General management skills and integrative thinker
  • Ability to deliver results in a complex environment managing conflicting goals
  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Innovative, solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead change management initiatives
  • Must be able to build strong working relationships with both Plant and European Engineering functions
  • Ability to work under pressure

Experience/Education Required/Sought:

  • Experience in the automotive industry (tier 2 or OE)
  • Previous manufacturing and product engineering experience required
  • Degree or equivalent in engineering essential
  • PLC knowledge an advantage
  • Working knowledge of modern logistics, warehousing and assembly machining processes
  • Greenbelt certification desirable
  • IOSH Managing safety qualification or equivalent (e.g. 'Pilz' Managing safety with a one day Machinery safety addition qualification) preferred