POSITION : Manufacturing Engineer
LOCATION : Liverpool, Knowsley
REF : VR / 00547
Primary Duties and Responsibilities :
A hands-on approach to providing technical support for production department in the areas of process development and improvement, cost reduction and NPI (New Part Introduction)
Industrialise project concepts into production manufacturing.
Project manage capacity improvement, new production tooling, cost saving and quality improvement projects
Deploy APQP (Advance Product Quality Planning) to IATF 16949 or VDA 6.3
Drive and manage PFMEAs, maintenance and production process reviews
Complete statistical data analysis (e.g. MSA (Measurement System Analysis), process capability studies) and define sampling plans and product audits
Develop manufacturing processes including process innovation and DOE (Design Of Experiment)
Complete new equipment runoff and acceptance tests
Review daily operating procedures, define process KPIs and report on process quality and process improvement issues
Manage change of product and process to VDA 6.3 and IATF 16949
Identify training and development needs of production staff
Implement regular information sharing and process advice to the business, about quality and output performance
Make recommendation on process quality and output improvements
Attend meeting on request to update / share quality and output improvement ideas
Minimum 2 years working experience in an automotive component manufacturing environment and working within a VDA 6.3 or TS16949 / IATF16949 : 2016 certified organisation;
qualification to Green belt or higher level in Lean Manufacturing Principles.
Experience in APQP, FMEA, PPAP, SPC and control plans
Must have demonstrated ability to analyse information (including numerical) and understand and interpret trends.
Able to work as part of a team and on their own with minimum supervision.
Strong communication and organisational skills.
IT skills (proficiency in Microsoft essential) SAP an advantage
Project management experience
Please call Nicola at HR GO for more information on 0151 3474900 or email your CV to nicola hrgoliverpool.co.uk