Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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Job Description

Job description

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key tasks:

  • Introduction of NPD into manufacturing within time and budget constraints
  • Provision of new facilities to support our aggressive NPD programme
  • Supporting Manufacturing Manager with Continuous Improvement Activities
  • Product / Process improvement across Midpoint facilities
  • Work Study to establish standard times

Experience:

  • Engineering professional with a proven track record in the above tasks
  • Background in fast-moving consumer goods
  • Design of factory and production layouts and procurement of special-purpose machinery and production lines
  • An excellent understanding of Assembly techniques
  • Examples of leading project teams and delivering results
  • Demonstrates teamwork and cooperation to achieve business objectives
  • Introducing a culture of continuous improvement and cost reduction
  • World Class Manufacturing techniques
  • High volume assembly techniques incl DFA (Design for Assembly)

Personal Characteristics:

  • Goal focused performer
  • Demonstrable planning and task completion
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills to achieve change
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Strong personal presence with good leadership skills
  • Team player
  • Flexible approach in terms of working hours and method of achieving goals

KPI’s:

  • Cost reduction
  • NPD Programme
  • Project implementation

Person Profile:       

  • 3+ years in a FMCG manufacturing environment
  • Design of factory and production layouts and procurement of special purpose assembly machinery and production lines
  • Design and Draw fixtures and tooling
  • Work Study
  • Excellent understanding of assembly techniques
  • Leading project teams
  • Goal focussed performer
  • Demonstrable planning and task completion
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Team orientated
  • Flexible
  • Detail orientated

Special Skills:

  • 2D Autocad
  • IT literate
  • Kaizan knowledge
  • Light Assembly Work
  • Consumer Durables (household in medium volume)
  • Cellular Manufacturing
  • New Product experience
  • Experience of plastic manufacturing
  • Semi automotive experience
  • Lean engineering background
  • Work study experience
  • Workshop experience
  • Hands on

Education and/or Experience

  • HND / Degree in Engineering based discipline
  • Completed relevant continuous improvement courses. (5S etc)
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