Product Engineer (Manufacturing) - Midlands

East Midlands Region
Oct 04, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
AB J2311
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Product Engineer (Manufacturing)                                                   c£28-30k + Bonus + Benefits

Midlands                                                                                             AB J2311

An experienced Product Engineer is urgently required to support the Engineering and Technology Manager in the smooth implementation of new parts into the UK product portfolio.

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide Engineering expertise in the smooth execution of key projects on site, including,
  • Use of the NPI project Management system
  • Understanding of Engineering drawings (physical and electronic, e.g. CAD)
  • Gauge R&R
  • Project planning
  • Analysis of CMM and other processing data
  • Follow the trial and change management procedures
  • Competent using the Company’s ERP systems (e.g. IFS / CRM) including,
  • To have a sound understanding of Gross Margins for assigned customers part numbers. Interrogate this information and implement improvement plans as required.
  • To be expert in communication / coordination with production to ensure trials are completed to plan, to allow timely completion of projects.
  • To provide clear and concise feedback to all stakeholders (customers and internal) on project status and where necessary communicate deviations from project plans.
  • To have an in-depth understanding of the manufacturing process used at the UK sites.
  • To be a hands on Engineer who, when required, is capable of running trials unaided.
  • To have an understanding and demonstrate use of root cause analysis techniques, including, but not exclusively, the following:
  • PFMEA / FMEA, 5Y, 8D, Ishikawa Diagrams PIR/CAR reports
  • Basic Six Sigma terminology.
  • To support Manufacturing and Commercial functions with product costing across company sites.
  • To compile clear and concise reports on projects, including executive summaries for the GM and SMT.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Degree in a relevant Engineering Discipline
  • PC literate (with expertise in MS Word, Excel and Minitab)
  • Experience in an Engineering function is desired
  • Knowledge/understanding of Ceramic Core Product and Manufacturing Process
  • Knowledge/understanding of Export controls and restrictions
  • A sound understanding of the IFS system is desired.
  • Able to secure customer confidenceand the ability to handle complaints and difficult situations
  • Clean driving licence preferable

TO APPLY: Please contact Alison Basson (T: 0203 588 1338 / +44 (0)7814 547440) directly, outlining your particular skills, experience and relevance to this post REF: ABJ2311.