Manufacturing Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Southport, Merseyside
  • £35000 - £36000 per annum + 25 days hol + b hols, pension GBP / Year

Job title: Manufacturing Engineer

Reference: E113338

Location: Southport

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £35,000+ (DOE)

We are currently looking for Manufacturing Engineer to join a specialist manufacturing company based in Southport.

The Responsibilities for the Manufacturing Engineer

We are looking for a versatile and well- rounded Manufacturing Engineer who can write CNC Programs with CNC Machining experience who can join our Engineering Department and integrate with the team immediately.

The Requirements for the Manufacturing Engineer

The successful Manufacturing Engineer will need to possess workplace experience of programming Mazak and Doosan 3 and 4 axis CNC Milling machines,and ideally have used FeatureCAM software.

The ability to understand FANUC code, read and interpret engineering drawings, cutting speeds and feeds and experience of the introduction and implementation of new product is essential.

Mazak Millturn machine experience would be desirable.

The successful Manufacturing Engineer will need to be a team player and be agile in their approach to the duties of the role.

Engineering Department – Quality Ownership, Awareness & Expectations:

Poke-Yoke Devices – Always seeks to adopt the development and use of poka-yoke devices (wherever possible) to limit/ avoid mistakes that can and are made in production

In Process Gauging Reviews – Reviews current gauge listings when developing processes, creating planning’s and CNC programs (to avoid jobs being set without any gauges available), Seeks to purchase any new gauging to suit method of manufacture if no gauges are currently available

Process & Planning Development – Identifies necessary tooling, gauging and inspection frequencies or criteria on the planning when creating. Promoting the generation of tooling, set ups sheets or standard operating procedures to support manufacture

Engineering related changes – Notifies quality department when any new or changes to drawings or planning’s are instigated, or when a planning is copied for use on another similar job (especially if planning identifies any inspection sheets & requirements)

Special Projects – Take full ownership of special process (assigning teams/people to support, generation and management of all associated files and documents), providing up to date status at all times

Archiving & Up Revising Plans – Always archives plannings prior to any additional work being undertaken. Ensuring changes are controlled through Up Revisions, which are undertaken correctly in Omnis records (Top Section Drawing Revision & Section 2 Drawings required always specifying same Rev)

Planning Updates – Always reviews and updates the planning on any up revision for any invalid notes, references or documents (removing any new part ref’s, any notes, machining centres or op numbers no longer valid)

CNC Programs – Ensures programs are developed using the best tools that allow for good surface finishes and promotes general principles for good aesthetics of the parts (no chatter, steps evident)

CNC Programs – Always generates CNC programs with reference to the drawing revision the program is for (ensuring both control and ease of review when required – when up revising / auditing etc) projects when identified and fulfils all aspects of this

Opsketches – Generates any necessary Opsk’s to support manufacturing process and for treatment requirements (or seeks support of design engineer and the use of the solid works models to create required documents)

NCM Support – Supports their associated sections NCM process (identification of route cause, along with corrective, preventive action ownership)

The Rewards/ Package for the Manufacturing Engineer role:

  • Salary £35,000+ (DOE).
  • 33 days’ holiday, including statutory holidays plus pension.
  • The working hours are 37 per week, Monday- Thursday 7.30am until 4.15pm and Fridays are an early finish on a Friday, working 7:30am- 12:30pm. Our client would be willing to consider an alternative shift pattern for the successful candidate, to benefit personal circumstance, providing the business were able accommodate it.

The company works continuously to build a truly diverse and inclusive culture. They welcome and encourage candidates from all aspects of diversity to apply for this role.

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