Manufacturing Process Engineer

Reference: JD073

We require a Manufacturing Process Engineer to work alongside the Manufacturing teams to develop, configure and optimise processes and assist with new product introduction.

The main objectives will be to improve quality, output and reduce waste within the process. In addition, provide practical technical support to all manufacturing areas in relation to problem solving and efficiency improvements.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead teams within process improvement projects as well as influence areas of manufacturing/engineering with continuous improvement techniques in a low volume, high value manufacturing environment.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Assess processes, take measurements and interpret data
  • Design, run, test systems and processes including upgrades
  • Develop best practices, routines to improve/optimise production rates and improve quality and consistency
  • Act as ‘Point of Contact’ for DfMA program
  • Perform risk assessments
  • Arrange regular review meetings and update Manufacturing Operations Manager/Operations Director on status regarding current projects
  • Identify and manage resources to execute process improvement projects
  • Provide support and guidance to the team
  • Develop and maintain standard work/process documents
  • Complete projects within allotted timelines and budget
  • Provide guidance on necessary capital justifications to optimise processes 
  • Ensure compliance with company and industry (if applicable) standards

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Experience within Process/Manufacturing Engineering
  • Ability to develop knowledge quickly
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of QA standards and statistics
  • Computer/systems literate. Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques. Experience in Kaizen, Six Sigma and 5s is highly desirable

Person Specification

  • Able to manage and prioritise multiple demands to agreed timescales under pressure
  • Able to work within a team or independently with minimum supervision
  • Commitment to high levels of customer satisfaction with internal and external stakeholders
  • Commitment to a high level of personal performance
  • Logical problem solver, self-motivated and demonstrates the right attitudes and behaviours
  • Excellent communication skills with a customer orientated 'can do, will do' attitude
  • Good Microsoft 365 skills
  • Strong team player
  • Flexible approach 
  • Good personal presence

To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@abdynamics.com

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