Manufacturing Engineer - Advanced Engineering

  • £45000 - £48000 per annum
  • Telford
  • Posted: 14/05/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025418693

Job Details

Part of a major international group, this organisation has recently built a new manufacturing plant on a 'green field site' to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. As an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer your role will be to develop manufacturing concepts that include specification of equipment and make feasibility studies for the selection of all capital plant and machinery for a brand new production facility.

Position: Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Location: Telford, Shropshire

Main duties and responsibilities:
• Prepare and update CAPEX requirements for new production lines in readiness for new product introduction
• Identify new machinary and automation suppliers and verify capabilities
• Summarise equipment and installation costs for quoting new business
• Lead the CapEx based on purchasing of equipment and facilitate timing and budget
• Lead Machine FMEA for major equipment
• Create process methods and support equipment layout to optimise product flow 
• Develop pre-production packaging solutions for WIP and Finished Goods
• Project manage equipment on time delivery & installation
• Support and document equipment commissioning and buy off process

Knowledge and Education
You will already have a proven track record working as an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, Project Planning Engineer or Production Engineer working with a high volume manufacturing facility
o HND/Degree in an Engineering related subject
o Previous experience of establishing new production lines or relocation of facilities including CAPEX justification, machine feasibility studies, factory layout and production optimisation
o Previous experience of implementing high automated production lines incorporating robot automation and PLC control, integrated with complex machinary/ production processes
o Experience in leading the PFMEA process for major production equipment purchases
o Demostrate considerable project management, vender cost / CAPEX justification, budget control  
o In-depth understanding of Lean Manufacturing methodologies and how to apply them in practice
o Knowledge of complex product product assembly, machining, casting or presswork production processes and related capital machinery

The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Manufacturing professional to be part of a brand new venture, establishing a green field factory development from the ground up. In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.

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