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Manufacturing Engineer in Rochester, Kent



Rochester, Kent





Manufacturing Engineer
£50,000 dependent on skills and experience

*** Due to the nature of the role & the industry you will be working in, you will be required to achieve UK SC clearance ***

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join us on a permanent basis. We are looking for someone with alot of knowledge and experience that they can bring to the team as you will support the manufacture of current and future products across our entire product range and the full programme lifecycle. You will also be involved with manufacturing systems and processes during initial bid, new product introduction, production and repair to ultimately ensure product quality is met within schedule and budget targets.

Day to day you'll be -
Working within our Manufacturing Engineering team to support programmes across the full lifecycle
Creating and improving processes and procedures to ensure efficient and effective manufacture of our products, including the use of PDM, ERP & MES tools to create assembly build instructions
Designing and implementing jigs, tools and fixtures to ease the assembly of product by our Technician
Developing and maintaining shop floor manufacturing lines, cells and equipment to provide a safe and lean manufacturing environment
Process mapping, cell layouts, TAKT time calculations, lean thinking, visual management, business case justifications and working with key stakeholders to support a new factory setup
Reviewing build times & support activity durations, estimating future targets and working to improve processes to achieve production goals according to product specifications and business requirements
Working to establish a strong Lean culture and leading continuous improvement initiatives to support strategic objectives such as the adoption of Industry 4.0 digital manufacturing

We are looking for experience with -
Qualification in a relevant engineering discipline or time served in a similar role (HNC/Degree)
Knowledge and understanding of modern Manufacturing Engineering practices, tools and technology gained from experience working in a manufacturing environment
Experience in interpreting engineering drawings to create manufacturing assembly instructions/standard operating procedures
Demonstrable success in utilising Lean manufacturing tools and techniques in the context of process improvement, cost savings or waste elimination
Experience in the application of Continuous Improvement and Root Cause & Corrective Action tools and techniques such as 5Y, 8D, PDCA, FMEA, fish bone and TPM
Experience gained within an electronics or electro-mechanical environment would be highly advantageous


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 124238_1720445560
Date posted 08 July 2024

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