Manufacturing Engineer | Orion Electrotech

Manufacturing Engineer

£45000 - £48000 per year

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Manufacturing Engineer

Benefits - Flexi-time (including early finish Friday) Pension, 25 days holiday ongoing training & development

We are a highly successful, design, development and manufacturing organisation operating as part of a group. Our complex mechanical / electro-mechanical products are used in cutting edge applications globally offering technical diversity and the chance to continually innovate. Due to continued development and re-mapping of our products we are seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to undertake a key role.

As our Manufacturing Engineer you will support our assembly processes, driving improvements and lean manufacturing initiatives on site. You will also assist us with streamlining to align product streams as well as supporting New Product Development programmes.

Key Accountabilities as Manufacturing Engineer will include:

  • Identifying areas for process improvements across the shop floor utilising lean manufacturing principals to optimise production processes maximise efficiency and reduce down time.
  • Specification, sourcing, procurement and commissioning of equipment to satisfy production needs for current and planned new product manufacturing.
  • This will encompass evaluating existing and alternative methods of production in terms of work flow, capacity, types of machinery, plant layout, cost and implementing the most appropriate solutions.
  • Providing technical advice and support to shop floor and design / development
  • NPI - Working as part of the new product development teams providing guidance on aspects of design for manufacture.
  • Responsible for the implementation of new products to production in terms of the production facilities and to effectively manage those aspects of the project to meet cost, specification and time scale requirements.
  • Specify and document machine settings, and provide equipment training to the Manufacturing Technicians / Cell Staff where appropriate.

To succeed in this varied, technically challenging role you will ideally be HNC qualified in an Engineering discipline (or a recognised engineering apprenticeship or equivalent) and have extensive practical experience in an electro-mechanical / mechanical assembly manufacturing environment as a Manufacturing / Production Engineer.

Please apply via the link or call Alison Kemp for further details.

Likely to suit individuals with a background as (but not limited to): Manufacturing Engineer, New Product Introduction Engineer, Production Engineer or Design for Manufacture (DFM) Engineer

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