Advanced Manufacturing Engineer Leader

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Excellent Benefits and bonus 10%

  • Contact:

    Lee Howard

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer Leader - Leicester

My client, a business which specialises in the design and manufacture of high-performance pressure sensors is currently looking for a Manufacturing Engineer Leader to join on a permanent basis during a period of exponential growth within the business. The business is looking for someone to provide dedicated technical support to a nominated production line within the Leicester manufacturing facility. Successful candidates should expect to work in a fast-paced, customer focused production environment, providing quick and effective solutions to daily production issues, provide reactive support for production process issues or Return Material Authorisation Investigations, and contribute to longer-term process improvements to drive productivity.

Key Job Responsibilities for this position include:
*Leading & supporting Root Cause investigation activities to identify manufacturing issues and optimise the build / test processes, to improved yields.
*Influencing NPI and CPO teams across the business to ensure targets for Cost of Poor Quality (CoPQ) are met for all product introduction.
*Supporting Brilliant Factory initiatives, including development of digital tools to visualise, monitor and analyse out-of-specification conditions, reducing investigation time and response time to Quality problems.
*Driving team strategy to identify growth and skills development for improving the team's capabilities, identifying required training courses, and upskilling the team's ability for solving complex technical issues.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
*HNC / HND or equivalent experience in mechanical or manufacturing engineering discipline
*Understanding of complex Electromechanical Assembly in a very technical production environment.
*Knowledge of Design for Manufacturability, Lean Manufacturing techniques, Quality System, SPC tools and using SAP software.
*Strong background in interpretation of complex Engineering drawings / specifications, and manufacturing process.
*Certified Six Sigma Green Belt or Shainin Red X certified apprentice.

The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in technical writing and development of procedures. A highly proactive and results focused individual with the ability to influence others within the team. Someone with strong analytical and problem-solving skills would be preferable.

Advanced Manufacturing Engineer Leader - Leicester