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Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 19th November County Tyrone # WW895816

Manufacturing Engineer (Temporary)

County Down/County Tyrone

Vickerstock is currently looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer on a temporary basis for our Client who is based in the County Down / County Tyrone Area

Your new role as a Manufacturing Engineer;

  • Planning and performing effective Inspection activities within the business, in both fabrication and high end assembly.
  • Assist in the development of Quality test plans and processes.
  • Document and develop manufacturing processes and procedures to support best practices across our product range.
  • Drive Continuous Improvement activities throughout the value chain (including the supply chain) using appropriate Lean Manufacturing and Quality tools.
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplined team (i.e. heavy involvement with all facets of the business - Purchasing, Finance, Operations, Engineering, Sales etc.)
  • Active Member of the ISO 9001 team, including development of internal manufacturing and quality procedures as required.
  • Work with our Aftersales team to implement appropriate Corrective Action Plans for any field issues.
  • Responsible for providing full cost analysis (i.e. BOM, customised options, manufacturing hours etc.) of all new and existing machines within the business
  • Provide forecast Cost analysis/ target pricing through utilisation of pre-defined costing templates
  • Strong ability to drive value-added i.e. areas of cost savings, labour efficiencies etc.
  • Self-motivator with high energy
  • Ability to demonstrate effective communication + presentation skills - lead review meetings/ liaise with Senior Management/ work with Suppliers

What you will need to succeed as a Manufacturing Engineer;

  • 3rd level qualification, in engineering or related discipline, with an eye for numerical detail and accuracy is essential
  • 3 years minimum experience of working within the Material Handling sector
  • Strong knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Continual Improvement techniques, including proven track record of implementation of change within a manufacturing environment.
  • Good communication skills, and ability to lead a cross functional team for driving improvements.
  • Excellent computer skills are required; in particular Microsoft Excel and ERP systems, and knowledge of CAD software (Solidworks) will be a distinct advantage.
  • Strong technical background, and ability to work in an ever-changing and dynamic manufacturing environment

What we hope you will do next;

Contact Warren Watson to discuss this in absolute confidence on 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV via the link on the page

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