We design and manufacture high performance electric industrial motors. We strive for excellence in our work, with the ultimate mission to provide the best quality products on time to our customers. Over the past few years the company has invested in moving and modernising its manufacturing capabilities in pursuit of technical excellence and as a result we now house one of the most advanced Machine Shops in the South-East.
What is the role?
The successful candidate will provide all technical support to the Value Stream for all production-engineering activities and continuously drive improvements.
Typically you will be doing the following:
•Promoting engineering best practice.
•Taking ownership of the value stream KPI’s (SQDCP) along with the value stream leader and Lead Production Engineer.
•Leading problem solving and continuous improvement activities.
•Supporting new product introduction and new equipment/process introduction.
•Defining, developing and maintaining processes, equipment and tooling as necessary.
•Collecting and analysing data to enable continuous improvements.
•Conducting and leading problem solving activities.
•Conducting new product and process introductions.
•Defining and improving standard work, work instructions and quality plans.
•Creating proposals for new cell layouts or re-layouts where required.
•Taking ownership of engineering projects and driving their successful conclusion.
•Working towards achieving on time delivery and quality measures for the engineering department.
•Liaising with suppliers and customers where necessary.
•Planning and organising maintenance/support of equipment.
•Identifying faults, investigating production problems and repairing equipment quickly and efficiently.
To be successful in the role, ideally you would have previous experience in the following:
•Driving improvements in a manufacturing environment.
•Knowledge of manufacturing best practice including lean, six sigma, 5s and FMEA.
•A background within mechanical, electronics/electrical, production or manufacturing engineering.
•Previous experience of designing tooling and fixturing.
•Highly computer literate – MS Office, Cad, Pro E.
•Desirable, PLC & Software programing/diagnosing experience.
•Customer focussed, able to provide a pragmatic and responsive service.
•A Proactive, pragmatic and flexible approach.
•Data driven and hands on with strong analytical skills.
•Structured, experienced problem-solver.
•Effective written and verbal communicator.
•Approachable, with the ability to build credible relationships with all levels within the organisation.
Degree qualification in Industrial Engineering or an Advanced Level Apprenticeship.
Mon – Thurs: 7:30am – 16:15pm
Fri: 7:30am – 12:30pm