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NPI Manufacturing Engineer

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    Kym Herring

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    7 months ago

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NPI Manufacturing Engineer

PAYE / Umbrella Rates Available


We’re looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join a Global Engineering Manufacturer at a really exciting and pivotal time. The initial contract assignment is 24 months, and the successful Engineer will be joining at the early stages of some major NPI projects - it’s certainly an opportunity to really make your mark bringing this facility in to the 21ST Century!

You will join a small and dedicated team where the key improvement focus is redesigning the shop floor that specialises in welding and machining. This includes improvements to production fixtures & tooling - including full robotic enclosures and developing new technology.

What we’re looking for from you as Manufacturing Engineer;

  • Demonstrable Project Skills - must be able to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Have a good understanding of product design to combine with process design expertise for improved manufacturability of parts and major components
  • Understanding of heavy machinery, fixtures, and tool development
  • Lean and 6 sigma mindset - root cause analysis would also be great
  • Mechanical background - knowledge of mechatronics would be hugely beneficial
  • Knowledge of welding, heat treat, manufacturing technology
  • Machine safety background is essential.

In brief what will you do;

  • Provides direction and guidance to other manufacturing personnel in a continuous effort to improve manufacturing productivity.
  • Works with suppliers (both internal and external) in the development of projects, which ensure the most efficient and cost-effective systems or operations to produce quality products.
  • Uses knowledge gained through years of experience to explain to suppliers the tooling, dies, fixtures, etc., needed to improve processes.
  • Provides leadership in the implementation of integrated technologies within the factory. Develops individual presentations on all integration projects and prepares and establishes priorities for cost effectiveness.
  • Impacts key quality goals including Customer Satisfaction, Continuous Improvement, Timeliness, Accuracy, Efficiency, Cost Savings, Process Quality, Part Quality, ISO 9000 Certification, etc.

To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.

The above represents a summary of the contract assignment.  A full description of this contract assignment is available. A full explanation of this rate and all deductions will be explained in a key information document (KID) supplied to registered candidates.