Based in Fife, and part of a world renowned blue chip engineering business, Edgar Stewart's client designs and manufactures a range of equipment for the industrial and automotive industries. Ongoing commercial success and a growing market, means they now need to make the key hire of a Manufacturing/Production Engineer
Reporting into the Machine Shop Engineering Manager, the Manufacturing Engineer will take accountability and responsibility for providing engineering solutions to the production and manufacturing departments, to help ensure the achievement of sales and profit targets. Other core responsibilities should include:
Reviewing Design Office drawings of new and updated components for establishing manufacturing methods including costing of implementation. Liaising with Production Control department in the preparation of route cards to define machining sequence(s). Preparing CNC programs for new or updated components and establishing initial cycle times through component and machine proofing. Initiating the design and manufacture of tooling, selection of machine tools and fixture requirements, as required, for new and updated component manufacture Developing method sheets for use by the machine shop personnel. Revising complete manufacturing processes to improve efficiency, utilising knowledge of current and new technologies and equipment, initialising design change requests, implementing changes and establishing new cycle times as required. Developing methods and processes to minimise manufacturing downtime. Providing engineering support to project team for the manufacture of prototype components. Assisting in the establishing of output targets based on machine cycle times and operator activity times ensuring continuous improvement in processes and improving manufacturing quality by reduction in process variations. Liaising with supplier representatives on tooling, equipment and machine tool manufacturers to identify improvement opportunities and establishing technical specifications. Educated to HNC/HND calibre in a technical / engineering discipline (Mechanical Engineering preferred), you are a proven Manufacturing / Production or Process Engineer from a traditional engineering environment. All candidates will be able to interpret engineering drawings, and will come with a sound appreciation of modern lean manufacturing techniques and quality control techniques like FMEA.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly established successful and growing Fife business, providing products for customers on a global scale. A highly competitive basic salary will be supplemented by company pension, bonus scheme and a generous holiday allowance.
To apply please send your CV to Bruce Hydes at Edgar Stewart Selection - or call 0845 034 2182.
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