Manufacturing Engineer

Cheadle Permanent £38,000 - £49,000 per year
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • The Client is a successful manufacturer based in Manchester

About Our Client

A successful Turbo Manufacturer based in Manchester.

Job Description

  • Takes an interest in Engineering NPI activities - 50% of role would be based around NPI.
  • Work closely with the NPI coordinator and program managers to manage new products, engineering changes, tooling and supplier resource activities from an NPI perspective. Monitor the rollout of ODT & PPAP batches. Measure process effectiveness to critical KPIs.
  • Liaise with external suppliers and internal customers - production, supply chain, and quality on all new products being introduced to the business, ensuring compliance to any customer specific requirements.
  • Validate proposed new transfer products from a process, tooling and documentation requirement using bespoke DFM methodology.
  • Obtain supplier timing plans for tooling and equipment, with support from Manufacturing Engineering
  • Utilise 3D modelling and creative thinking, alongside manufacturing engineering, to produce bespoke tooling, or adapt current tooling and equipment to reduce costs as much as possible for launch.
  • APQP support & management of related tasks. Assist with CQE to provide documentation for PPAP or ISIR approval.
  • Support PFME
  • Maintains records, drawings (and other machine or facilities drawings), and documents to provide a record which is archived and accessible to the company, as per IATF16949, OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 requirements.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience in the automotive industry desired
  • Previous manufacturing, product engineering essential
  • Experience in a heavy manufacturing setting is essential
  • Degree or equivalent in engineering essential
  • Tooling and fixturing design capability essential.
  • Computer skills using Microsoft packages essential.
  • Working knowledge of modern logistics, warehousing and assembly machining processes.
  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience preferred but not essential.
  • Greenbelt certification required, Six Sigma Black Belt or Lean Expert desirable.
  • IOSH Managing safety qualification or equivalent (e.g. 'Pilz' Managing safety with a one day Machinery safety addition qualification) preferred.
  • Must have a 'hands on' approach to NPI and Engineering.

What's on Offer

  • Salary up to £49,000
  • 37 Hours per week
  • Monday's-Thursday 8am-.4.30pm / Friday's 8am-1pm
  • Employer Pension Contribution 5%
  • Share Scheme - band 3
  • Free Parking

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Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
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