Location: Coventry
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: Jenna-Jayne Blake

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Industrial Engineer at an automotive component manufacturer based in Leicestershire.

The Industrial Engineer is responsible for developing and improving low-cost, high-performance manufacturing methods and processes, ensuring product quality, ergonomics & safety in order to meet manufacturing business objectives.

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure MTM's are correct, maintained, approved and updated in SAP.
  • Ensure GEOCS are completed on time and manage the changes through the production team.
  • Maintain and regular review of PFMEAs together with quality engineer at minimum. Ensure all Poke Yoka are available to validate prevention and detection methods.
  • Monitor and improve OEE, ensuring a high level of technical availability, and TPM activity
  • Te reduction whilst supporting productivity improvements.
  • Ensure all IE transactions in SAP are correct and up to date.
  • Ensure all documentation (work instructions, scan to pack, ect) are up to date.
  • Upkeep and optimization of cell layouts to clients standard.
  • Ensure ergochecks are up to date, with improvements being realized where required.
  • Quarterly and annual budget review for tools, fixtures and machines.
  • Facilitate and drive continuous improvement activities in line with business targets and objectives eg. Kaizen workshops, manufacturing and logistics rationalisations
  • Support customer teams with the planning of new projects and lessons learnt.
  • Support problem solving as required inside the production team
  • Undertake other projects and activities in support of both manufacturing and pre-production, or as required
  • Complies with all company policies, procedures and guidelines including code of conduct, FIRST, IDEAS, health and safety, environment, quality, discipline, grievance and equal opportunities

Essential Qualifications & Experience

Degree in Production Engineering

HNC in Production Engineering

Minimum 2 years relevant experience, preferable in a high-volume automotive manufacturing environment/

Essential knowledge & skills

  • MTM certification
  • Techniques in Lean Manufacture - OEE, kanban, kaizen, cellular manufacture
  • Knowledge of data processing - using standard software
  • Tools and techniques of analysis and problem solving
  • Use of SAP / FMEA / AutoCAD
  • Laser and MAG welding technologies
  • Robotics would be an asset

Hours of work are 38.5 hours working between Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm and Fridays between 8am - 3pm (to be agreed prior to starting role).

Salary for this is between £35,000 - £48,000 depending on experience.

For immediate consideration please send your CV without delay to or call 07718 763550 or 0116 478 0998.

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