Job Role: Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Leicester (LE3)
Job Type: Contract
Due to continued growth and expansion my client has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their dynamic team. My client is looking for candidates who have relevant and proven experience seeking an opportunity to develop their skills and join a growing Organisation.
Within this role you will develop robust manufacturing processes for a range of precision components including the following processes:
Duties & Responsibilities
Successfully manage NPI projects to deliver components on time and within budget.
Improve existing manufacturing processes to achieve measured productivity improvements.
Generate and prove out CNC programs for a range of machining centres, including 4 & 5 axis machining centres and a range of horizontal and vertical turning centres.
Work directly with suppliers to ensure the latest innovations in fixtures & tooling are employed.
Produce accurate Stage drawings for manufacturing operations.
Produce detailed documentation, set up packs, SOP's etc.
Liaise directly with customer technical departments to resolve process related issues.
Utilise solid models using Catia V5, Solidworks and Vericut to produce and validate CNC programmes.
Produce 'Critical Part Plans' in line with customer requirements.
Preparation of cost estimates to support the acquisition of new business to include specifying process routes, standard hour content, material and sub-contract requirements.
Minimum 5 years' experience working in a Manufacturing Engineering environment.
Educated to HNC level in an Engineering related discipline.
You must be an experienced Manufacturing Engineer from a strong CNC machining background and be fully conversant with modern manufacturing techniques.
Experience of machining precision prismatic components and large precision turned components.
You will have knowledge of CAD CAM systems with Solid Works and Catia being a distinct advantage.
You will be required to implement methods that deliver robust manufacturing solutions for precision components made from a variety of materials.
Understanding where process requirements such as heat treatment and coatings are carried out to customer specifications is essential.
You must have strong project management skills with the ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.
You will have experience of working with Critical Parts, complying to specific customer requirements.
Experience of APQP, PFMEA's with proven track record of NPI.
The ability to implement Lean techniques is essential.
Our client is an engineering company that specialises in the Automotive and Aerospace industries.