Your key responsibilities
Support the Senior Production Engineer in delivering smooth and effective support to the manufacturing business.
Achievement of KPI targets for, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Versatility.
Promotes a Visual Management method of communication with the Team and others.
Communicates by exception risk and / or concerns in time to allow recovery action planning.
Ensures all company procedures are adhered to.
Deals with constraints or secures support / assistance of Senior Production Engineer.
Promote high level of housekeeping throughout manufacturing environment to 5S standard.
Control and supervision of overtime working by prior agreement with the Director, Global Operations and Custom Devices.
Ensures processes tools and technique are developed to best practice working with production.
Creating production CNC programs and proving out.
Identify ways to reduce costs.
Identifying project costs and agreeing control limits with Senior Production Engineer.
Work closely and be proactive with Design Engineers in order to optimize designs for machining and assembly (DFM).
Analysis of and solutions to problems relating to the machining process (e.g. identifying weaknesses in these processes and initiating the appropriate actions).
Collecting data and investigating non-conformances to initiate corrective actions to achieve the division’s quality targets.
Define maintenance and TPM plans ensure plant / equipment is maintained and serviced in line with requirements.
Supporting production on their daily targets and advise Production Team Leaders and setters / operators to ensure smooth machining processes.
Training others as and when required.
Give support to and lead manufacturing engineering activities for identifying long term manufacturing strategies.
Generating process documentation and maintaining it (PFMEA, Control Plans, Flow Charts and Process docs e.g. Layout etc.)
Specifying designs for fixtures and tooling for in house or subcontract manufacture.
Perform other Manufacturing / production engineer activities as and when required
Train and organize production staff during process hand over to production.
Support project meetings in order to convey and ensure the adherence of DFM / DFA as applies to the manufacturing facility.
Participates and supports continuous improvement teams and other working groups.
Understands, fully complies and supports the Quality and Environmental Management Systems.
Makes suggestions and recommendations to improve QCD, HandS and ISO13485.
Ensure clear identification of scrap, reject and sample materials and actively participates in the NCR procedure.
Ensures Environmental Health and Safety policy is adhered to all times.
Ensures correct manual handling procedures are adhered to.
Carry out safety and housekeeping checks.
Monitor, control and implement where necessary risk assessment procedures.
To ensure all team members are equipped with Personal Protective Equipment and use it.
What are we looking for?
Degree qualified with a minimum of 5 years post graduate Manufacturing / production engineering experience, gained within a low to medium volume high quality CNC machining and assembly environment.
Ideally have a background in jig and fixture design, including build and prove out.
Able to work with IT systems and possess a good level of PC literacy.
Experience of working with CAD / CAM packages Ideally Siemens NX
Experience of working with 3d modelling packages Ideally Siemens NX
Experience designing jigs and fixtures
Ideally experience of 5 axis machining of complex surfaces
Experience of working in a Quality Environment
Ideally experience of working within and implementing lean techniques
Work From Home : NoTravel Percentage : None