Manufacturing Engineering Lead

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    West Sussex, England

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    £50000 - £70000 per annum

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    Jacob Marshall

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    about 1 year ago

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Manufacturing Engineering Lead

Based in West Sussex

£50,000 - £70,000

A world leader in the renewable energy sector is looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead. This role plays a key part for my client as you will be expected to lead projects and focus on increasing production capacity, cost reduction, new process implementation and continuous improvement.

Key responsibilities - Manufacturing Engineering Lead - West Sussex

  • Leading all aspects regarding the implementation of new manufacturing processes and equipment including Concept Review, Preliminary Design Review, Detailed Design Review, procurement, installation, and budget management
  • Define Functional Requirements, create Statements of Work, and prepare Requests for Quote, and all associated documentation
  • Develop and maintain plans to meet production quality, cost and schedule targets
  • Lead electromechanical troubleshooting of support equipment
  • Lead Peer Reviews, PFMEA's, and EH&S Reviews related to new tooling and equipment changes
  • Analyse and plan work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, and layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency
  • Manage production process changes due to product design changes to meet production plan
  • Maintain document revision control of all manufacturing documentation and document all supplier communications
  • Work closely with outside suppliers and internal groups to maintain project milestones
  • Gather, review, and analyse production data to determine opportunities for improvements

Skills/Experience/Knowledge - Manufacturing Engineering Lead - West Sussex

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Chemical, Process, Industrial Engineering, or other related field
  • 5+ years' experience in manufacturing
  • Proficiency with varied manufacturing concepts such as VSM, 3P, Lean, SPC, Capacity Analysis, JIT, MRP, Kanban, TQM, PM, etc.
  • Project management experience good understanding of quality, cost and scheduling
  • Experience with Capital Equipment procurement and Installation
  • Advanced experience with automated production equipment
  • Good understanding of manufacturing technology/concepts and cost reductions

If you are interested in the position above and fit the required skill set, please do not hesitate and 'APPLY NOW'