Manufacturing Engineer

The Company:

You will be part of a successful manufacturer of Power Transmission Systems who are looking to strengthen their manufacturing processes with the recruitment of a high calibre Manufacturing Engineer.
Our client has a well-established and diverse customer base.
Customer focused culture with local support.
Exciting opportunity to join this successful company.
Offer tailored manufacturing solutions maximising the customer’s profits.
Agile and flexible in meeting the needs of customer business models.
Our client has a strong customer focus and support network.

The Role of a Manufacturing Engineer

As the Manufacturing Engineer, you will be designing fixtures and tooling for assembly tasks using Poka Yoke where possible to prevent errors.
Reduce variability in manufacturing by providing standard operating procedures.
Introduce COPQ and drive the improvements through.
Identify and manage the Key Performance Indicators of the assembly cell (KPIs).
Maximise manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning work flow, space requirements and equipment layout.
Respond to breakdowns and report downtime, identifying possible trends.
Support continuous improvement, problem solving and process improvement activities.
Carry out FMEAs, RCA and implement improvements.
Identify and deliver training to enhance team development.

Benefits of the Manufacturing Engineer

25 days holiday
Life Assurance

The Ideal Person as a Manufacturing Engineer

UK degree in Production or Manufacturing Engineering with minimum 3 years’ post grad experience in a technical manufacturing environment.
Comprehensive understanding of lean techniques, design and production costs to include waste downtime, scrap and re-work.
Excellent English communication – verbal and written.
Strong problem-solving skills alongside the proven ability to engage with and motivate a team to achieve.
Ability to work unsupervised in a diverse and dynamic environment.
Experience of working with ERP systems, preferably EFACS.
Understanding of design and production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work.
Applicants must be hard-working, flexible and able to work to tight tolerances within strict deadlines without compromise on quality.

Consultant: Darren Wrigley


Tel no.

0208 397 4114

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

At On Target, we specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Building Services, Medical & Scientific, and Commercial & Industrial Solutions sectors, enabling our consultants to become experts in their market sector.

We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.

  • Location: Somerset, England
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: On Target Recruitment Ltd
  • Posted: 24-May-2022
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