Job vacancy - Manufacturing Engineer

Position: Manufacturing Engineer
Reference: JBacs1050
Location: Sunbury-On-Thames
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum

The successful Manufacturing Engineer will see you 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.

This role involves;

  • 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

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

  • Proven experience of working within a similar role
  • 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

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