Production Process Engineer

  • AMF Recruitment Ltd
  • Bradford, UK
  • Jan 14, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Production Process Engineer

Bradford

Permanent

Our client, a large automotive parts manufacturer in Bradford, have an immediate requirement to recruit a well versed manufacturing process engineer to join their team.

Overall Purpose:

• To develop and introduce new manufacturing processes, equipment and facilities in order to increase capacity and throughput, improve safety and product quality and reduce manufacturing costs

• To support, develop and improve current manufacturing processes, equipment and facilities in order to increase capacity and throughput, improve safety and product quality and reduce manufacturing costs

• To support the introduction of new products to ensure that manufacturing processes, equipment and facilities are capable of and effective in the delivery of required outputs

• To support the development of a modern continuous improvement and lean manufacturing culture within the organisation

Key Responsibilities:

For new manufacturing processes, equipment and facilities:

• To understand, define and specify requirements
• To identify and assess potential suppliers
• To negotiate and agree costs within budget targets
• To develop capital expenditure requests and plans
• To manage successful implementation

For current manufacturing processes, equipment and facilities:

• To analyse and understand current performance
• To identify waste and opportunities for cost reductions
• To develop solutions for removing waste and cost
• To develop improvement proposals and plans
• To manage the successful implementation

For new product introductions:

• To understand and assess the requirements for new or improved manufacturing processes, equipment and facilities
• To develop and implement plans that deliver these requirements on time and within budget targets

Qualifications and Experience:

• Degree or HNC in relevant engineering discipline, or qualified by experience
- excellent manufacturing engineering experience
- proven project management capability
- demonstrated lean manufacturing and continuous improvement application
- team working
- structured problem solving
- proficient with AutoCad or similar drafting package

For more info, please call Andrew on (phone number removed)

This position is being advertised by AMF Recruitment Ltd, a specialist recruitment business supporting the manufacturing industry