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Manufacturing Engineer in Sunderland

Job Title Manufacturing Engineer
Location Sunderland
Salary £36000 - £40000 per annum
Date Registered 13/01/2019
Job ID 025419354

Job Description

Part of a major international group, this organisation is setting up a new manufacturing facility on a 'green field site' to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. As a 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.

Manufacturing Engineer

Salary: to £40000 + benefits

Location: North East (commutable from Sunderland, Newcastle, Durham, Newton Aycliffe, Washington areas )

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 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 assembly, plastic injection moulding, machining, casting, presswork or similar 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.

Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion technical-network.co.uk

Technical Network recruits Engineers and Managers for the automotive, aerospace, electrical / electronic technology, energy, engineering and manufacturing, with a portfolio of services including advertising search, permanent and contract recruitment services.

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