manufacturing project engineer in stafford

09 August 2018
emma clare, randstad cpe
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£ 38,000 - £ 49,000 per year
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stafford, west midlands
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£ 38,000 - £ 49,000 per year
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emma clare, randstad cpe
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job description

Manufacturing Project Engineer required on a permanent basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity? Do you have strong influencing and communication skills? If you are seeking an exciting challenge in a fast-paced environment then this is the role for you!

Job Description:

Employing over 600 people, the facility is responsible for the design, development and manufacture of large diesel engines which are used primarily in Generator Sets for the Electric Power market. With a history stretching back more than 80 years,this is one of the world's leading providers of diesel and gas engines. Our applications are used as both Primary and Standby Generator power units in key facilities, infrastructures and buildings worldwide.

They are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer at their Stafford, UK facility. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team delivering projects and assignments that will make significant contributions to the LPSD business.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
* Supporting the manufacturing operation and Product Groups, by translating the product requirements into the executable process.
* Being actively involved with suppliers to analyse their current or proposed product/process designs to determine feasibility of using existing designs or modifying the designs to improve process and/or product.
* Providing leadership in the implementation of integrated technologies within the factory.
* Responsible for managing manufacturing process elements of new product introduction programs
Developing individual presentations on all integration projects and preparing and establishing priorities for cost effectiveness.
* Provides technical input to the development of process improvement and reviews capital projects and challenges content of projects for validity and value before sending on to upper management for approval.
* Providing direction and guidance to other manufacturing personnel in a continuous effort to improve manufacturing productivity.
* Ensure implementation of modern technology and verify the effectiveness of equipment and systems. Establish standards and works with production personnel to resolve problems related to process, tooling, equipment, etc.
* Translating key engineering performance criteria into process system controls and pass of criteria for engine testing
* Analyse existing data and processes to maximise facility OEE and RFT targets through the implementation of new equipment and manufacturing systems
* Report project status at key milestones to facility and business stakeholders
* Responsible for defining and project management of safety targets, capital and revenue costs, quality performance and project phasing and scheduling.
* Specification, management and delivery of key capital expenditure programs across engine testing and product finish processes.

Required Qualifications:

* Previous Manufacturing Engineering experience is essential.
Applicants MUST have experience in either powertrain, drivetrain, automotive or production test environments
* Capital project management experience (as Project Lead)
* High degree of experience and expertise in various or specific fields of manufacturing
* Good understanding of product design to combine with process design expertise.
* Analytical ability as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
* College degree in an appropriate engineering or technical discipline combined with a) a good level of appropriate manufacturing experience as either a Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering Supervisor or appropriate equivalent external experience.

Desired Qualifications:

* General understanding of the the organisation, products, policies, and procedures
* Experience of mentor and/or leadership

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

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

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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