Job vacancy - Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Position: Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Reference: CHacs224
Location: St Leonards-On-Sea
Salary: £36,000 - £54,000 per annum

As the Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer you will identify and resolve critical high impact manufacturing problems which are negatively impacting Quality, Cost or Delivery. You must be able to work as part of a team, assuring that a solid analytical method is used for determining root cause of manufacturing problems. You will be expected to provide leadership to the team through knowledge and experience in advance problem solving and resolution. You must be a self-starter and require minimum supervision, having excellent time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure and balance priorities is essential. Must have strong written and oral skills as you will be required to interface with team members, suppliers, and upper management.

  • Use data driven analytical techniques such as Lean / Six Sigma / DOE to determine root causes of Manufacturing problems
  • Provide leadership in problem analysis and development of engineering solutions
  • Use Engineering knowledge and experience to design, develop or revise manufacturing processes to eliminate defects or improve cost
  • Work with Process Leaders and Centers of Excellence to implement the best and most effective manufacturing processes
  • Use statistical methods to assure process capability
  • Develop, document and train plant personnel on revised manufacturing procedures
  • Suggest design changes to reduce costs, improve manufacturing efficiency, and resolve manufacturing problems
  • Support implementing cost savings projects, best practices and next generation technologies

To be successful in this role of Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer we would love to speak to anyone who has experience of:

  • Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering Degree or a combined HNC / HND technical degree
  • Relevant Connector or Small Component Assembly experience
  • Working knowledge of how to set-up and execute Design of Experiments
  • Candidate must be self-sufficient from an Assembly Process Design / Development standpoint but capable of reaching collaborative team solutions
  • Ability to perform capability studies on manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Knowledge of PFMEA process
  • Working knowledge of six sigma and lean manufacturing tools
  • Competency with CAD software for basic fixture design
  • Knowledge of Dash Boarding software and MiniTab is preferred
  • Knowledge in Mil-Aero products is desirable

ACS are recruiting for a Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer role you desire.