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£55000 - £65000 per annum
Huddersfield
BRI-120687-MIG
Posted on September 17, 2020
Expired on November 12, 2020

About the role


Our client is a well-established manufacturer, they are looking to increase the effectiveness of their M/C shop and Assembly areas with the appointment of a Production Engineering Manager The role will be both interesting and demanding but offers great career prospects to the successful candidate.

Summary:
Responsible for the planning and design of production methods to improve existing processes utilising current and emerging technologies, striving for waste reduction and greater efficiency within the production areas.

CAD/CAM/CI/Lean/Machine Shop/Production Engineering Manager/Manufacturing Engineering Manager/Assembly/Value Stream Mapping/SMED/

Principal Duties:
– Design for manufacture close liaison with Engineering to review the design for manufacture, drawing requirements and tooling
requirements to meet demand and remove error
– Machine shop review current methods of machining with a view to reducing set ups/ set-up times where possible and increase
run times.
– Assess the current machine tools in use and identify gaps in future technology
– Involvement in the use of IT programs to transfer engineered drawings direct to the machines to help eliminate the need to re
draw e.g. CAD/CAM
– Assembly shop review current build techniques and allocated times to speed up throughput, review the shop layout to
eliminate waste.
– Health and Safety Adhering to the Health and Safety policy at all time

Other Duties:
– Assessment and re organisation of the shop floor to ensure a smooth flow of work and minimal waste
– Review current machine tooling/fixtures to speed up manufacture
– Review non-conformance notes raised in the production areas and identify ways to eliminate re occurrence
– Explore future manufacturing techniques which would benefit the company going forward
– Involvement in make/buy decision making

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

– Minimum HNC in Engineering/Production Engineering or equivalent experience
– Strong Influencing skills
– Project Management skills
– Experience of CI activities
– Use of common methodology such as Takt Time, SMED, Kaizen etc.
– Experience of machining castings
– Knowledge of a wide range of machine tools and their capabilities.
– Experience with CAD/CAM software- Eg EdgeCAM, InventorCAM etc.
– Proficiency in MS Office.
– Proven experience in the engineering field.
– Superb analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
– Superb written and verbal communication skills.
– Great attention to detail and organizational skills.
– Knowledge of 3D printing processes (Additive Layer Manufacturing) and the technology on offer advantageous.

CAD/CAM/CI/Lean/Machine Shop/Production Engineering Manager/Manufacturing Engineering Manager/Assembly/Value Stream Mapping/SMED/

This is a great opportunity for a capable and experienced Production/CI Engineer to move their career forward with a friendly and financially sound business.

If this appeals to you then please Apply now!





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