Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Contract Manufacturing Engineer


Job Description:

Contract Manufacturing Engineer

6 month contract, Immediate start available

We currently have an opening for a talented Manufacturing Engineer to undertake a varied contract role.

The focus of this position is to have a hands-on shop floor presence and support both new products and also lean/continuous improvements to achieve increased production output across mechanical assembly and manufacturing operations.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Identifying ways to drive out waste and optimise current processes and tooling.
  • Standardising work instructions, look at ways to reduce change over time on equipment, simplifying component assembly
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and bottlenecks to reduce cycle time and improve overall effectiveness using Continuous Improvement / Lean tools
  • Work with the manufacturing teams to optimise the production lines and simplify assembly and manufacture.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities using Lean tools and promote the use of tools such as FMEA's

To succeed in interesting and varied role you will ideally have:

  • Proven Production Engineering / Manufacturing Engineering experience within a mechanical manufacturing or assembly manufacturing environment,
  • A working knowledge of lean tools and initiatives
  • Experience in a low / medium volume mechanical assembly environment preferred.

Please apply via the link or contact Alison Kemp for further details

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    HND/HNC or equivalent