Overview

Manufacturing Engineer

Your in depth understanding of Manufacturing Engineering, (specifically around electronics & electromechanical devices) could provide an immediate benefit to our leading & global client. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will determine the repair & overhaul processes required to achieve workshop goals according to product specification, whilst working with Operations departments to identify product and performance issues and opportunities. Your ability to improve efficiency will be welcomed, and your experience with improving equipment availability and capability will prove valuable.

You will have the opportunity to work with a company where the pursuit of innovation and excellence are the driving force, whilst being well positioned in highly competitive market segments. An attractive salary and career development opportunities are on offer within this leading Engineering organisation.

About the job
Our client currently requires a Manufacturing Engineer to join their MRO Unit. Along with strong technical competencies and capabilities, the role requires a level of interpersonal skills to support communicate with employees and stakeholders across the business.

Role Responsibilities

Undertake technical evaluation of the repair and overhaul of aircraft components and associated systems
Reverse engineering assemblies to support New Product Development (NPD) projects.
 Design and/or upgrade workshop tooling and equipment, within budget requirements.
Generate & author workshop SOPs for workshop employee guidance translated from component maintenance manuals.
Lead and/or support New Product Development (NPD) projects to deliver on time to budget further component capability for the business.
Offer technical support, in the event of equipment breakdown and fault-finding support to the maintenance team and shop floor.
Workstation design including improved layouts for safety, quality, and efficiencies.
Using industrial engineering methods to identify process standard hours and opportunities for improvement.
Leverage extensive knowledge to identify and resolve quality issues in a timely manner.
Focus on continual development and implementation of lean management processes and operational excellence to further enhance workshop efficiencies using root cause analysis when required.
Adhere to industry standard QA rules and regulations.About you
As a Manufacturing Engineer your skills and qualifications will include:

Degree in Engineering or equivalent (Electrical/Electronic preferred)
Good knowledge of safe working practices (eg. LOTO, working on live equipment) and associated EHS requirements
Experience of investigating performance and quality issues using Lean and Continuous Improvement methodologies; can anticipate problems before they arise.
Understands the importance of following instructions closely, completing compliance documentation accurately and knows when to escalate issues appropriately.
Excellent communication skills (written and spoken), able to build relationship at all levels, communicate technical information to different audiences and navigate cultural differences.
Good organisation skills with a good eye for detail, able to manage own workload to meet deadlines, even in a fast-paced and changeable environment.
Proactive team player, methodical in approach to work, able to streamline processes.
Good Knowledge of assembly and inspection techniques.
Good IT skills across MS Office and CAD, able to learn other company systems quickly.Desirable experience
Proven relevant experience; experience of ERP, equipment, tooling & workstation design.

Overview
Manufacturing Engineer, Electronics, Electromechanical.
Stanstead, Essex.
Competitive salary, pension package, professional development opportunities.

Key skills: Manufacturing Engineer, Electronics, Electromechanical, Manufacturing.

Superb opportunity to work for a leading & global company in a highly visible and critical role.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position