The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for providing technical expertise in sustaining the manual assembly and test of our current range of Infusion products. The role focuses on meeting customer and business expectations for safety, quality, delivery and cost through the execution of problem solving and improvement projects. Activities covering problem definition, solution and engineering change of mechanical manufacturing processes or product designs. They will employ best practice in delivering projects from initiation to verification of effectiveness.
MAIN ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To support the ongoing manufacture of high quality products and spares with respect to safety, quality, cost and delivery targets for first tier manufacturing and second tier suppliers.
To implement production process improvement to support the company’s continuous improvement targets, (manual assembly / mechanical part manufacturing).
To design and incorporate changes to existing production lines to accommodate new product(s).
Support reliability programmes with external suppliers
Process validation consultation & execution
Cross-functional engagement with QA functions (QMS execution)
KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES
Ability to deliver on project and activities.
Contributing the attainment of Safety Quality, Delivery and Cost metrics, as agreed;
Demonstration of execution skills within project and work teams;
Demonstrating and living the BD values and beliefs.
HND or Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification;
Minimum 2 years’ experience in the post release design / engineering support of medium volume, electro-mechanical product;
Experience of manufacturing processes, such as manual assembly, machining and plastic injection moulding;
Experience of a medical device, or other highly regulated industry.
Creation, review and update manufacturing documentation (eg:
manufacturing & test procedures, Bills of Material, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, jig & equipment documentation;
Knowledge of engineering design using Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and a good understanding of revision control;
Validation & verification activities for engineering change;
Previous experience of working with suppliers on value engineering or supplier transfer projects would be desirable.
Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving, using structured problem solving techniques; ability to determine solutions for all stakeholders;
Proven ability in working in cross functional project teams or Kaizen events.
Experience with assembly jigs and fixtures, and poke-yoke;
Knowledge of Lean Techniques and Continuous Improvement philosophies;
Knowledge of six sigma tools such as DMAIC, Statistical Process Control, process capability, gauge repeatability and reproducibility;
Results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment;
Proactive and the ability to take initiative with a ‘can do’ attitude;
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a global environment and at all levels;
Challenge, collaborate and solve problems creatively;
Embodies trust, integrity and ethics inside and outside the Company; High personal accountability & integrity;
Computer literacy with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Adhere to policies and procedures.
- There will be requirements for travel internationally for supplier visits .
Primary Work Location
GBR Winnersh - Eskdale Road