Working as a team lead of a multifunctional team to develop cost effective solutions within a New Product Introduction environment.
Develop, Support, and work within Health & Safety regulations, Company Quality and Environmental systems of work, and all other Company policies and procedures
Working positively to develop and foster good working relationships with colleagues and contracted personnel in order to maintain a culture of mutual respect and dignity.
AO / PO request for quotation feasibility studies.
The generation / updating of new / existing manufacturing documentation and equipment requirements for product manufacture.
Development and deployment of processes, fixtures and tooling required for assembly tasks
Proactively identify improvements and apply change management.
Investigate production and process issues providing technical support Lead and / or support technicians and process engineers.
Deployment of best practice concerning process yields, process takt times and process profitability.
Working within the NPI process and undertaking tasks as assigned within project RASIC.
Present project risks and solutions early within the product life cycle so allowing the business opportunity to respond
Conduct / support Design Reviews at key product introduction stages
Support Customer Service in their communications with external customers
Develop key networks with internal departments, other G&H sites, customers, suppliers and other third party service providers
Reduce variability in manufacturing by providing standard work methods, process flow and repeatability.
Support Business system deployments such as COPQ (SQPD), Lean, CI, NPI cost reduction programs within the manufacturing centre
Manage the obsolescence process for the manufacturing activities, with a clear understanding of Single point failure and its mitigation
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
On Time delivery, cost and Quality expectations of projects within his / her responsibility
Delivery of solutions meeting legislative operating Quality systems and manufacturing KPI’s
Team and employee Development
5 year + Experience of working within Manufacturing Engineering teams within a NPI environment
Results orientated lead by site KPI’s
Experience in problem solving techniques
Flexible approach to working to meet project deadlines
Proven capability to learn and implement new skills and processes.
Attention to detail and understanding of the business environment
Ability / robustness to self-prioritise work packages within a dynamic agile NPI Environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams
PFMEA / control plan development
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Awareness of glass machining and polishing, thin film coating, machining of metals, painting, powder coating, plating and conversion coating, latest manufacturing philosophies, preferred not required.
Strong organisational skills
Experience of lean manufacturing and six sigma (DMAIC)