Manufacturing Engineer

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South West
£37,000 to £45,000 per annum
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* Defining, managing, and setting up the entire manufacturing process from a high level set of design requirements
* Ensuring that product manufacturability and cost is considered throughout the design lifecycle and that opportunities to reduce product and project cost are identified, reported, and realised wherever possible
* Peer reviewing and approving engineering drawings to ensure that items are fit for purpose, manufactural, and meet UPC targets
* Arranging, leading, and reporting progress of the build of prototype and pre-production products
* Performing process capability trials, where needed, and reporting of results back into the design teams, and DtC activity
* Leading product DFM/A (design for manufacture/assembly) reviews
* Leading product and process FMEA (failure modes effects analysis) reviews
* Actively managing and driving design change to improve manufacturability
* Mentoring junior members of the team and other engineering disciplines in DFM/A and lean manufacturing techniques to drive progress and instil industry best practice
* Defining product cost targets from initial bid submission
* Managing, monitoring, and reporting of product cost via a DTC (design to cost) methodology, including the identification of main cost drivers and cost reduction opportunities
* Liaising with designers, researchers, engineering and industry consultants to ensure that latest industry and equipment advances are identified to provide new and innovative solutions for current and future products

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 898 162
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Addison Leng

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