CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

MAN003

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Manufacturing Engineer

MANUFACTURING & ASSEMBLY

JOB DESCRIPTION

Generate manufacturing process and machining times to manufacture to the design specification, ensuring the most cost-effective approach.
Develop and implement, through a hands-on approach, manufacturing processes to efficiently machine components, continually looking to reduce the costs.
Specify and Design fixturing, tooling and equipment to support manufacturing processes, including its procurement, commissioning and implementation.
Provide machining data to ensure optimum performance and realisation of estimated times.
Support all team members to ensure the realisation of the quoted manufacturing times.
Support all team members to achieve the desired design quality.
Work with the Production, Quality and Engineering teams to reduce the Cost of Poor Quality.
Liaise with the Design authority and Project Management to ensure correct understanding of design intent and process requirements.
Support shop floor with issue resolution.
Maintain a Teamwork approach to ensure all team members are equally capable.
Liaise with Quality Engineers to ensure improvements to our Total Cost of Quality, On Time in Full, delivery and other KPIs.
Act on key manufacturing performance metrics

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Proven background working in a machine shop with extensive knowledge of tools, equipment and processes for grinding, milling and turning.
Hands on approach to problem solving and cost reduction.
Working in a formal Quality framework.
Continuous Improvement drive.
Good PC skills and Business System experience.
Desirable
Experience of working in a production environment for a precision, small batch, low volume customer base.
Automotive or similar industry experience.
Aerospace and Defence experience.
Gear form manufacturing knowledge/experience.
Heat Treatment knowledge/experience.
CAD/CAM programming experience.
2D Drafting/3D modelling experience.
Multi spindle machining experience/knowledge.

IR35 STATUS

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