Production Engineer

DescriptionDENSO Marston is looking to recruit an experience Production Engineer to strengthen and expand its Production Engineering Department to support new and existing business
Duties of the Production Engineer include the identification, project management and implementation of capital expenditure projects, introduction and validation of new machines, new product introduction, as well as productivity and process improvement projects
Production Engineering candidates should be able to show potential for, high levels of expertise in managing multi-functional large value complex projects from product concept, design for manufacture, new product introduction to manufacturing process improvements
Key Responsibilities
Apply lean manufacturing techniques to plan, implement and monitor improvements in manufacturing tools, techniques and processes to:
Improve output
Improve machine uptime and productivity
Reduce scrap and rework
Improve the delivery of finished goods
Improve the quality of finished goods
Minimise safety incident rates
Help to ensure a continually improving environment
Manage engineering changes to production/materials
Resolve immediate product technical problems with NPI
Involvement in the identification, development, project management and implementation of capital expenditure projects
Ensure strict control over costs and resource levels.
Active involvement with the NPI process to ensure the smooth introduction of new products into manufacturing.
Plan, implement and monitor all new product/variant introductions with emphasis on efficient factory layout, process flow and optimising of capital equipment.
Attend design review meetings to influence decisions taken towards ‘design for test’ and ‘design for manufacture’.Essential Experience
Experience of Production or Manufacturing Engineering within the automotive Tier 1 or FMCG environment
In particular have proven experience in:
DFMA/FMEA/Six sigma/Statistical Process Control methodologies and their application.
Cell layout, manufacturing process and workstation design.
Materials flows, Kanban system and pull systems.
Project management of NPI processes and activities
Have the potential to implement change, making the manufacturing process lean.
Familiarity with all aspects of the project life cycle from design to production.
Knowledge of CADsystems, ideally AutoCAD, to generate designs of parts and tooling.
Excellent interpersonal skills including communication, presentation and motivation.Desirable Experience
Multi-skilled in mechanical and electrical engineering – specifically hydraulics and pneumatics.
PLC skills for Siemens, Mitsubishi and Allan Bradley controls would be an advantage.Qualifications
Honours degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or in a Manufacturing Systems Engineering subject
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Salary Min33000Salary Max37000Contract TypePermanentSalary TypeAnnumAdded21dID906435