Job vacancy - Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Position: Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Reference: NFacs927
Location: Sunbury-On-Thames
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be working across operations, supply chain and design engineering to provide manufacturing engineering expertise in supporting existing and new products, defining new and supporting existing processes. You will assist in the implementation of strategic Lean initiatives throughout the Company, leading some Continuous Improvement projects.

  • Work with manufacturing cell leaders, lean co-ordinator and design engineering to improve process efficiencies
  • Implement 'Standard work', generating & maintaining manufacturing documentation (SOP's, Routings, "Visual Factory" displays)
  • Creation & Maintenance of Routings in the MRP system
  • Implement lean manufacturing methods (e.g. 1-piece flow lines, visual factory) to reduce throughput times, rework / scrap and work in progress
  • Implement basic improvement tools, from 5S, 7 Wastes, Visual Management and Standardised Work balanced assembly lines where single (best) piece flow philosophies are employed
  • Implement any required layout changes, ensuring both the facilities and maintenance teams are fully involved
  • Support the Manufacturing Cells with their recording, and analysis of production data, and ensure the correct focus is placed on the main issues arising
  • Assist in establishing product cycle times and monitor actual performance against the standard with the key intent of reducing manufacturing labour content on those products identified by the Director of Operations

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

  • Proven experience of working within a similar role
  • 7+ years' Engineering experience
  • Strong Mechanical background
  • Previous experience of NPI
  • Experience of implementing Standard Work processes
  • Proven record of successfully implementing Lean in an industrial environment (either as a co-ordinator or as a leader)
  • A proven track record of generating and maintaining process maps, PFMEA's and control plans
  • Strong knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience of using problem solving techniques (5 Why's, Fishbone / Ishikawa diagrams, 8D)
  • Experience of working within an Aerospace Manufacturing environment, Automotive or very closely related industry
  • Knowledge of ERP MRP system

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