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5 months ago
Location: Worcester
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Production Jobs
Production Engineer

Materials Solutions a Siemens Business is a growing materials technology
business, which is an acknowledged world leader in the industrial application
of laser additive layer manufacturing of metals. Due to the continued growth
and success of the business Materials Solutions has the requirement to recruit
a Production Engineer to support its increasing order entry.
This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious self-starting individual to work
with blue-chip international clients from the power generation, aerospace and
motor sport sectors, who wish to utilise this cutting edge manufacturing

Overall Purpose of the Role:

Responsible for implementation of production processes and procedures in
compliance with the business selected MRP system, leading production
productivity improvements, including new product introduction and manufacturing
process design to reduce waste, improve quality and safety, and reduce
operating costs.

Key Responsibilities:

General and Task Management

* Drive the
implementation of standardised business processes in the business MRP system
and associated applications for production operations.
* Design new systems
and processes and provide facilities & methods to ensure the cost effective
integration of new approved products or for the improvement of existing ones
into production operation
* Ensure all product
and system requirements are taken into account from the initial product
conception to the finished result.
* Support the
production Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
* Conduct benchmarking
studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends.
* Investigate
production and process issues providing technical support and training.
* Ensure product and
process quality meets specifications demanded.
* Support and lead
continuous improvement, problem solving and process improvement activities.
* Generating production
documentation such as BOM / assembly instructions.
* Reduce variability in
manufacturing by providing standard work methods and work instructions for
production parts.
* To ensure all
activities undertaken comply with all relevant business and statutory Health
and Safety requirements and to act on and report deficiencies there-in.

People Management:

No direct line management responsibility, however the role will require
the need to:

* Lead and/or support
technicians and trainee engineers
* Train people within
own work group
* Supervise

Skills and Attributes:

* Experience of
implementation and use of ERP/MRP business systems / applications
* Understanding
manufacturing processes.
* Understanding/experience
of finite capacity planning.
* Understanding
engineering, scientific and other technical information.
* Strong
problem-solving skills and logical approach.
* Understand lean
* Understanding of
Health and Safety practices.
* Exercise latitude and
technical judgement in deciding work methods.
* Ability to train the
work group and lead teams within the work group.
* Awareness of the
impact of quality escapes.

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

* Relevant
manufacturing/engineering qualification preferred.
* Professional
accreditation with an industry related body would be advantageous.
* Knowledge and use of
use CAD/CAM software.
* Ability to design
processes and layouts
* Experience of FMEA
(Failure Mode Effects Analysis), Kaizen/A3 (continuous improvement and problem
solving) process improvement or similar.
* Experience in a
production volume manufacturing environment preferred.
* Understanding of
design and production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work
* IOSH Managing Safely
(Or Equivalent)


Job ID: 106480

Organization: Gas and Power

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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