Graduate Manufacturing Engineer

24000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual
20 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Start Date
Graduate Manufacturing Engineer required on a permanent basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of off highway machine technology? Do you have a background strategically supporting the manufacture of components and systems? Have you got experience or the drive to develop your skills in a fast paced manufacturing environment? If you are seeking an exciting challenge then this is the role for you!

As a graduate manufacturing engineer you will support manufacturing operations by resolving build quality problems, improving tools and processes and ensuring the smooth introduction of project related product changes and new features. Also play a key role in investigating, planning and implementation of new engineering processes/methods/tooling facilities in conjunction with manufacturing departments.

Key responsibilities:

Being actively involved in the continuous process improvement within assembly/manufacturing you will be a key figure in your ability to:
Identify and action waste elimination through response to Takt time variation.
Define and implement build processes with consideration to appropriate Health & Safety and Quality standards.
Ensure the support process documentation with particular attention to visual management techniques.
Using a "hands on" approach you will proactively utilise both lean principles and problem solving tools and techniques within the workplace to respond to "Takt time variation" and build quality issues
Investigate and resolve manufacturing related problems, Cost of Quality concerns and issues raised by teams on Problem and Countermeasure boards, leading problem solving teams where appropriate
Be responsible for signing product change notifications ensuring that:
A thorough feasibility analysis has been conducted
Understand any implications regarding process/man assignment changes
Highlighting tooling requirements
Fully understanding all Health and Safety implications for any proposed change
Fully understand any production related cost.
Management of BOMs and material movement through plan for every part.
Develop ergonomic processes designed around Lean Manufacturing principles including Yamazumi and 5S.
Work with colleagues in all cross-functional projects to ensure smooth transition across the manufacturing facility. One Manufacturing Engineer will be nominated as the department's representative on major projects, and will be responsible for ensuring that all relevant information is transferred to the project team and back to the department.
Although the engineer will have an area of specialism within the product range, this does not exclude them from taking ownership of issues or projects in other areas if departmental workload so dictates.Essential Experience and Skills:

Proven experience in a manufacturing engineering role
Knowledge and use of quality analysis and problem solving techniques
Ability to read engineering drawings
Understanding of Jig & Tool design
Excellent communication skills
Report writing
Able to work under pressure
Good analytical skills
Team player with good interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and results orientated
Enthusiastic & energetic attitude
Creative flair for ideas Desirable Experience and Skills

Industrial engineering techniques
Project management skills
Lean methodology
Leadership qualitiesEducation & Training

HND or equivalent (Essential)
Manufacturing Engineering degree or equivalent (Desirable)This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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