Senior Manufacturing Engineer (894187) Coventry, England

Salary: GBP47000 - GBP49000 per annum + holidays/pension/parking

Job Description        


Role Title:

Senior Manufacturing Engineer


Role Purpose:

Be responsible for all Manufacturing activity within individual Value Stream including new project introductions. Manage engineering resource in support of processes, machines and methods to fulfill production requirements and future state VSM strategy.



Key Responsibilities


·         Daily activity

·         Deputise for Value Stream Manager when applicable

·         Assist in development of AR’s, CAP EX system requirements

·         Site project Management

·         Lead Manufacturing Engineers and assign project-based actions

·         Provide Mentorship to graduates/apprentices

·         Work with HS Officer to ensure compliance with all statutory and company requirements

·         Health and safety/risk assessment/environmental/noise awareness and action

·         Support FMPS system and ensure actions are carried out to support the department priorities

·         Raise order for consumable and improvement items

·         Generate SOP’s in standard format in line with a process for verification auditing

·         Carry out Verification Audits

·         OEE Downtime Analysis and Implementation of corrective actions

·         Introduction of new products – design, development, routing, ISIR, PPAP, tooling requirements

·         Preparation of part drawings, op sheets & tool setting drawings.

·         Design, develop, source tooling, handling & fixtures

·         Control modification of products – minor changes to complete re-ISIR

·         Maintenance of SAP files including logic creation

·         Using a team-based approach compile FMEA’s and review regularly

·         Method improvement by investigation into current state and modern manufacturing ideas

·         Assist in setting process parameters including product design for manufacture

·         Specification & development of consumables

·         Plan & co-ordinate equipment movements and layouts in line with VS manufacturing lean philosophy

·         Monitoring department spend

·         Support quality department with 8D activity

·         Implement corrective and preventive actions following quality concerns

·         Support quality department with Scrap reduction activity

·         Identify & implement productivity savings

·         Supervision of contractors/service engineers

·         Carry out necessary activity associated with ECN and MIRF’s

·         Support the change management process

·         Any other reasonable duties that may be assigned in line with business needs.

·         Equipment

·         Understanding the capacity of the machines and processes in the department

·         Installation of new and existing plant

·         Commissioning of new and existing plant

·         Training of new and existing plant

·         Support maintenance by providing critical spares lists

·         Support maintenance by filling out machine fix reports to improve frontline system

·         Support maintenance by providing training on plant


Desirable Skills / Knowledge


·         New Product Introduction

·         New Machine Introduction

·         Product design / development



Role Related Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Personal Attributes

Qualifications or Functional Experience

·         Degree in Production Engineering or HNC with relevant experience

·         3 years manufacturing engineering experience

·         Engineering Apprenticeship useful

·         Automotive experience


·         Liaison with suppliers and customers

·         Project Management


System or Knowledge

·         CNC programming

·         Computer Literate

·         PRO E/ Windchill

·         Understanding of SPC

·         Jig & Tool appreciation

·         Structured problem solving (8D)

·         SAP knowledge preferred