Manufacturing Project Engineer

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Ben Pascall

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our client operate within the nuclear industry and are looking to appoint a manufacturing project engineer for their operation in the West Midlands.

Role Purpose:
Responsible for the identification, management and delivery of all Manufacturing tasks and deliverables on their allocated project(s), from support to tender through to delivery to the customer.
Key Activities:
The Manufacturing Project Engineer will be the appointed single point of contact for Manufacturing for their allocated project(s). Key responsibilities will include,
* Ownership and control of all Manufacturing activities associated with their specific project(s), including planning and management of Manufacturing resources to ensure on-time delivery to cost and quality
* Development and execution of the manufacturing plan
* Ensure Manufacturing activities are delivered in compliance with BP3.4 and associated working practices
* Promote safe systems of work throughout the project lifecycle and facility operations
* Support to tendering to include forecasting of resources, costs and timescales for project delivery
* Support to make-buy assessments throughout the project lifecycle, supporting business strategy
* Support to the Project Manager including project reporting for Manufacturing scope
* Represent Manufacturing in internal progress meetings and customer facing meeting
* Liaise with the Manufacturing Production team and Supply Chain to understand manufacturing process capability
* Input to Design for Manufacture activities during design development, including support and attendance at Design Reviews
* Development of product method of manufacture, including identification of jigs, fixture and tooling required for production and test
* Manufacturing acceptance of the definitive design, demonstrating the design can be manufactured, assembled, inspected, tested etc
* Production and maintenance of mile long parts lists, upkeep of IBS data, production of route cards, production of MITP and/or Manufacturing Quality Plan, and Manufacturing Part Definition, including sketches and electronic data files
* Support stakeholder functions in the production of procurement specifications, NDT procedures, weld procedures, weld maps, test specifications, and inspection and quality requirements
* Expedite parts through production, test and commissioning, inspection and despatch as required
* Take the lead in the resolution of Manufacturing issues and concessions
* Feed the LTQR team with records and documents collated/developed during the product lifecycle
* Identification of contract variations and as appropriate, and communication to the Project Manager
* Develop effective communications and relationships within the manufacturing team
* Support the business Continuous Sustainable Improvement Plans (CSIP) as required
Essential experience, knowledge and skills:
The MPE should,
* 3 years relevant experience delivering small to medium manufacturing work packages of varying complexity
* have in depth knowledge of machining, fabrication and assembly techniques, and a good working knowledge of welding, NDT techniques and Nuclear Quality Grades
* be able to develop a cost effective method of manufacture backed up by affordable plans
* have demonstrable experience of delivering to time, cost and quality in a similar role
* be able to produce manufacturing documentation
* be time served through Manufacture with a minimum HND in a relevant discipline