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Job Ref:  204695703
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Swadlincote
Post Code:  DE11
Salary:  £30000 - £35000/annum
23/10/2016 08:55
Are you an experienced Production Engineer from an engineering background, interested in this exciting opportunity to join a global manufacturer to the Rail Industry? You will have a background working within a manufacturing company, championing design for manufacture. This role requires someone with an established background in Lean manufacturing principles. In return, they offer an excellent package including pension

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please apply via the link ASAP

Working for a growing company on an exciting journey for WCM status, who:-

- Are Leaders in their field, with a global network of subsidiary companies and agents
- Invest heavily in Research & Development and People
- Have exciting plans including growth over the next few years

As Production Engineer your duties will include:-

- Reporting to the Lean Implementation Manager
- Reviewing and resolving daily technical production issues.
- Define root causes and implement short and long term solutions.
- Apply Lean tools for maximum efficiency and cost reduction on all manufacturing processes.
- Champion Design for Manufacture at all opportunities whilst liaising with Design Engineers, Sales teams and Project Managers.
- Support all departments on 'voice of the customer` and any return activities.
- Utilise and train others in the use of '5 whys`, Fishbone and 8D tools.
- Implement Poke-Yoke into manufacturing process and future projects.
- Identify and implement standard operations and user friendly work instructions.
- Work with and support correction of errors in the current and future documentation systems.
- Champion and support all requests to populate or use information from the MRP system
- Create presentation to provide data for 'Make or Buy` decisions, on equipment, materials and services.
- Evaluate key equipment and define correct usage parameters.
- Assist in DFMEA / PFMEA on new and existing designs.
- Perform Time Studies.
- Use SMED projects to reduce change over times.
- Perform Value Stream Maps and define future state cells and flow.
- Plan cost for CAPEX and manage new layouts.
- Apply SPC on key processes.

Person Specification

- Experienced Production or Process Engineer from an Engineering and Manufacturing background
- HNC in Manufacturing or equivalent as a minimum
- Experience of FMEAs
- Experience of using lean tools on a daily basis, including and not limited to; 5S, 5Y, 8Ds, poke yoke, value stream mapping etc
- Excellent communication is essential
- Have a 'hands on, can do` approach
- Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
- Must have commercial and financial awareness
- Able to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently
- Experience of writing operator based instructions
- Must be able to travel both UK and abroad.

Jenrick Engineering always has a wide range of contract and permanent engineering jobs available within the UK
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