Manufacturing Engineer - NPI / DFM

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    Royston, Hertfordshire

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    £30 - £32 per hour + Inside IR35

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    Harry Garvin

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    about 1 year ago

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Manufacturing Engineer - NPI / DFM
Royston , Hertfordshire

18 Month Contract
£30 - £32 per hour ( Inside )
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A market leading technology company operating in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical technology sector are seeking a talented Manufacturing Engineer to help ensure manufactured products meet quality, delivery and cost targets

The ideal candidate will have experience in the manufacture of either special purpose machinery , automated process machinery or scientific instruments with an understanding of third party processes used to manufacture and supply parts for these systems

Role :
+ Work with designers and engineers to give Design for Manufacture input during product development projects
+ Work with procurement specialists to develop a robust high quality supply chain
+ Develop and implement sound manufacturing methods covering all processes from supply chain through configuration, commissioning and packing
+ Improve efficiency of production using best practice methods
+ Solve manufacturing issues by providing guidance and prioritisation, performing root cause analysis and implementing solutions such as jigs and fixtures, process change or design change
+ Develop, maintain and improve manufacturing documentation
+ Capacity planning

Skills :

+ Excellent manufacturing engineering and process development skills
+ Experience of the design of jigs and fixtures for manufacturing
+ Sound knowledge and experience of NPI processes
+ Experience of developing and maintaining manufacturing documentation
+ Sound knowledge of engineering principles and best practice
+ Sound understanding of Design for Manufacture ( DfM )
+ Strong focus on Quality
+ Able to provide Leadership
+ Team oriented
+ Continuous improvement mindset

Desirable :
+ Lean Manufacturing knowledge / experience