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A large manufacturing company located in Halstead, Essex are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join their growing team.
Negotiable depending upon experience
The Manufacturing Engineer will maintain and develop the company`s production processes and procedures facilitate efficient manufacture by identifying, sourcing, introducing and maintaining machine tools/equipment, ancillary items such as fixtures, jigs consumables and building services.
Comply with the company`s health & safety rules and regulations, therefore any IOSH or NEBOSH certificates would be beneficial but not essential
The CNC machinery includes Cincinnati's, Colchester combi and Mazaks
Liaise with the Production Manager to develop, introduce and maintain safe working practises, preparation of risk assessments, writing of procedure statements and training of staff on a weekly basis.
Become fully conversant with the capability, capacity and safety features of the company's plant, machinery equipment and building services.
Liaise with the Production Manager and Factory Services Supervisor to prepare a schedule of planned maintenance for all machine tools/equipment.
Attend to the commissioning of new and upgraded plant, machinery, equipment and software, including operator/user training.
Contribute to the development and implementation of methods, skills and systems that lead to optimum and safe use of machine tools/equipment.
Maintaining machine tools and equipment such as fixtures, jigs, consumables and building services.
Liaise with the Production Manager to Identify and implement continuous improvements to the production process.
Speak with the Drawing office and Production staff to determine best production methods while minimising costs and optimising usage of material, machinery, energy and services.
Dealing with the quality department staff to identify and implement continuous improvement to the quality system this will include research and development of new products.
Participate in the design and development of jigs, fixtures, tools and factory layout
Assist Production Manager and Factory Services Supervisor with technical issues that arise
You will be required to attend meetings, conferences, seminars and training sessions
Act as a key holder when required
Monitor activity and performance, comparing with budgets, forecasts, standards and targets as appropriate; comment in monthly report to the Production Manager.
ONC/HNC in Manufacturing / Mechanical engineering.
Degree in Manufacturing/ Mechanical engineering
Skills and Experience needed:
Health & Safety at work
CNC Machining systems/programming (Fanuc)
Computerised production control. (Navision. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft word,)
Sheet Metal fabrication (Trumpf - Trulaser, Bystronic, Metalix)
The ideal applicant will hold a counterbalance licence & be first aid certified
CAD experience (Autodesk Inventor including 3D modelling)
Robotics/Automation background is advantageous
Strong knowledge of manufacturing and production processes
Will have good time management skills, being able to take initiative to meet deadlines and the ability to prioritise workload with minimal supervision.
Must have a strong passion for product and process excellence.
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Career progression available
Pension auto enrolment
Sick pay scheme
Apply online today or for more information on this vacancy, contact Jack at Prime Appointments, you will find my contact details on our website.
I will look forward to speaking with you in more detail about this position.