Lead Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

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    Leicester, Leicestershire

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    Engineering & Manufacturing

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    Paul Terry

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    over 1 year ago

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An exciting opportunity has just come to the market for a Lead Advanced Manufacturing Engineer to join our Global, market leading client who operate at the leading edge of the Oil & Gas sector.

Advanced Manufacturing Engineers provide dedicated technical support to a nominated production line within their 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, they will provide reactive support for production process issues or Return Material Authorisation (RMA) Investigations, and contribute to longer-term process improvements.

Essential Responsibilities that sit within the role are as follows:
*Own the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering resources for execution of quality projects throughout the Leicester supply chain.
*Own the returns goods investigation resource (hard line), ensuring the training and skills deliver the required standard of investigation to customers. Support pillar-based AME teams to ensure corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner to meet customer expectations.
*Monitor and review Returns metrics provided by Product Support Manager, agree actions where appropriate to meet customer requirements.
*Lead & support Root Cause investigation activities to identify manufacturing issues and optimise build/test processes, to improved yields.
*Influence NPI and CPO teams across business to ensure targets for Cost of Poor Quality (CoPQ) are met for all product introduction.
*Support 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.
*Drive AME 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.
*Influence Site & Global leadership team to drive improvement opportunities into real projects that deliver impact for the business
*Coaching and empowering individuals to realise their potential through performance development (PD), identifying individual growth plans and supporting development/training needs
*Collaborative customer engagement supporting visits to site and teleconference. Communicating strategy using customer preferred tool set, to identify root cause, containment testing requirements and preventative and corrective actions.

*HNC/HND or equivalent experience in mechanical or manufacturing engineering discipline
*Understanding of complex Electromechanical Assembly in a very technical production environment.
*Experience in leading multi discipline engineering teams, to support a matrix organisation.

The role enjoys an an excellent salary and benefits package, relocation package also available.

Please note: Candidates applying from an Oil & Gas or Aerospace or Automotive background are of particular interest.