Manufacturing Engineer

Salary: £15 - 30,000
Location: Ebbw Vale
Manufacturing Engineer
Global Manufacturer
·Assist Manufacturing in identification of machines & equipment used within process. Automotive background advantageous .May suit a graduate with3 years+ experience
·Liaison with machine manufacturers and installers
·Obtaining quotes, selection, justification and ROI calculation.
Manufacturing Engineer will assist the Manufacturing Services Manager with design of production lines both flow & Cellular Build.
·Project planning, estimating & implementation working with team orientated structure.
·Implement & deliver project timing plans/ Capital Expenditure activities.
·Manage and resolve technical issues.
· Manufacturing Engineer will Liaise with all departments (i.e. production planning & sales).
·Design & sub contract tools & fixtures, liaising with tooling manufacturers on design, manufacture & pricing.
·Assist in driving the organisations lean manufacturing program
·(Familiarity with lean techniques such as - 5-S, Kanban, Keisen & Poke Yoke).
Strong Production Engineering experience is essential
·Undertake Process FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis).
· Manufacturing Engineer will Create Manufacturing Process files for new products & update existing files.
·Files detail information such as process flow charts, process plans, work instructions & process control documentation.
·Successfully implement and project manage or work as part of project team on activities such as New Product Introduction, Cost reduction or Process Improvement.
·Understand the concept of standard minute values, line balancing & capacity planning.
·Method study: -analyse and suggest best practise.
·When allocated to work alongside New Product introduction team during product
introduction (NPI) analysing times and method before commencing production.
·Assist the Manufacturing Services Manager in eliminating disruption to flow of
production when introducing new products.
·Monitor machine performance/breakdowns & provide engineering & process
·Provide support in specification, design and purchasing of new equipment.
·Provide support in the installation, validation of new equipment & processes.
·Providing technical support to the production facility developing & improving
current manufacturing processes.
·Demonstrate an ability to take initiative and assume accountability.
·Assist with implementation of integrated production systems.
This list is not exhaustive and at times they may be required to carry out duties not specified.
Personal Abilities/Requirements: Manufacturing Engineer
Communicate effectively with pragmatic approach to problem solving.
Demonstrate organisational and people management competencies.
Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, and various engineering software. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to think on your feet.
Strong Project Management skills and Ability to time line NPI introductions.
Proficient Technical background experience with the Comprehensive understanding of engineering change release/BOM’s/manufacturing process.
Excellent co-ordinator , assertive, forward thinking& organised with a pragmatic approach to problem solving, setting priorities to meet given project deadlines & possess people management competencies.
Experience in similar role, and flexible attitude towards work responsibilities
Demonstrates initiative and strong sense of ownership & confidentiality
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to think on your feet
Graduate/ HNC in Mechanical /Electrical Engineering
Experience & knowledge of Automotive Industry would be advantageous.
Knowledge of automotive style process control systems
5 years minimum experience
Travel to work from Tredegar, Ebbw Vale, Merthyr, Cwmbran, Abergavenny, Brecon, Pontypool, Newport Apply now

Contact: Jason Hughes

Tel: 02920 660 214
Fax: 02920 660 187
Sophia House, 28 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9LJ