Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

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    £40000 - £45000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits

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    11 months ago

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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Horsham
Salary: Up to £45,000

Role of Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

This role will focus on developing new manufacturing methods to satisfy R&D demand as well as delivering process capability for high-volume manufacturing . Working in close collaboration with the Materials, Engineering and Test teams to achieve demanding technical performance and process cost targets

The role will involve hands-on development work including a range of novel deposition , sintering , laser technology , assembly and inspection techniques . The successful candidate will support process development from early proof-of -concept trials through to validated high volume production

Accountabilities of Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

  • Delivery of new processes through to achieve required performance metrics ( KPI 's ) . You will support all relevant fundamental process and material systems development as well as manual part production , supporting progression through increasing levels of automation as process maturity is improved

  • Ability to build on existing skills and knowledge , further developing fundamental knowledge as required to identify , develop and implement new and novel processes to allow the delivery of robust , cost effective volume capable production solutions for a variety of applications

  • Ability to engage effectively with the wider Manufacturing , Engineering, Test and Materials team

  • Critically assess equipment performance making clear recommendations for improvements and driving implementation plans to achieve volume , yield and cost targets

  • Assist in the design and development of process equipment tooling and fixtures

  • Research and propose new potential processes / technologies

  • Assist in the acquisition of new equipment , including planning for delivery and commissioning

  • Ensure equipment operates within the expected ranges of performance with ability to diagnose underperformance and propose and implement strategies to achieve performance targets

Requirements for Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

  • Degree level education in relevant Engineering discipline ( or equivalent industrial experience )

  • Previous direct experience of working in an Advanced Manufacturing Engineering role and Advanced Manufacturing Techniques

  • A background in either Additive Manufacturing , Advanced Robotics , Laser Processing , Deposition or Sintering technologies is desirable

  • Ability to formulate test schedules and experiments to achieve agreed goals ( experience with DOE techniques is desirable )

  • Experience of lean manufacturing environments

  • Use of 6-Sigma tools in production engineering