Design for Manufacturing Engineer

Knaresborough Permanent

About Our Client

Our client is a leading manufacturer of modular homes which is transforming the house building industry.

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a Design for Manufacturing (DfM) Engineer to join a company experiencing an exciting period of growth.

The DfM Engineer will ensure smooth delivery of projects through all stages of design; Assist on all stages of the new product design process to control; Providing expert technical advice, maintaining consistent link to the factory teams; Identify and manage risks identifying design solutions to eliminate, reduce or control risks during the manufacture, installation, and final operation of the building.

You will also ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with Company BIM Protocols; Ensure the Design for Manufacture (DfM) team work in a safe and sensible manner; Ensure the DfM team meet programme targets and keep up to date the master document with progress; Mentor junior members of the team; and Look at product innovations.

Finally, you will capture learning in the form of Design standard's to prevent recurrence of issues & embed efficiency in the approach to designing a component or assembly; Produce 'mark-up' & concept designs to enable line trials & continuous improvement initiatives to be realised in a timely manner; and optimise design to maximise material yields.

The Successful Applicant

Our client is particularly interested in speaking with candidates who have a good degree in an engineering or science based discipline; Preferable experience in a manufacturing field, ideally with new product design development & Innovation; and Preferable experience in a 3D modelling software package like Autodesk Inventor, Revit or similar.

Also, you will have working knowledge and experience in producing a DfMEA; Understanding of an effective Standard operative procedures & line balancing and how to interpret this information to design with assembly sequence in mind; Knowledge of developing design for manufacture on CNC & automated equipment; and experience of reacting to quality concerns through a structured problem solving approach, with containment of issues as a priority.

What's on Offer

Excellent salary and great benefits package that includes 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, shopping discounts and a company pension scheme.

Darren Moore
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+44 161 829 0353

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Darren Moore
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