Manufacturing Engineer, Telford

Job Summary

Reference: 025417668
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Telford
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/18/2016

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 Lean Manufacturing Engineer your role will be to develop manufacturing and processes to ensure world calls productivity and competitiveness can be achieved within a brand new production facility.

Position: Manufacturing Engineer

Salary: to £47000

Location: Shropshire

Main duties and responsibilities:

o Implement work methods and process instructions to world class manufacturing standards

o Support equipment layout to optimise product flow and minimise unnecessary movement via promotion of Lean Manufacturing methods

o Support equipment project timelines and manage on time delivery and buy off

o Value Stream Mapping

o Lead and participate in Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement activity

Knowledge and Education

You will already have a proven track record working as a Senior Manufacturing Engineer or Lean Production Engineer working with a high volume manufacturing facility

o HND/Degree in an Engineering related subject

o Six Sigma Certification highly desirable

o Experience in leading the VA/VE process

o In-depth understanding of Lean Manufacturing methodologies and how to apply them in practice

o Knowledge of complex product assembly, machining, casting or presswork production processes and related capital machinery

The opportunity:

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Lean Manufacturing Engineer or Continuous Improvement/ Six Sigma 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

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