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Manufacturing Engineering Specialist

Posted 7th November £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 Portadown, County Armagh # WW899224

Manufacturing Engineering Specialist


£40k - £50k

Vickerstock are working exclusively with our global client to recruit 5 Manufacturing Engineer Specialists.

You will be the "go to" specialist with the Plastics, Composite or Fabric side of the business.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Design, prove, implement and/or maintain production systems to deliver product on time to quality and cost requirements
  • Support continuous improvement activities in quality, cycle times, process improvement and machine availability through lean techniques and value engineering to enhance the capability of existing processes and remove waste
  • Support product design for manufacture and assembly activities
  • Support product CAM/CAE activities
  • Support cutting tool selection/design, work holding tool design and mould design
  • Support validation plans to ensure robust and comprehensive technical solutions
  • Develop and maintain project plans and budget profiles to ensure delivery of milestones to agreed cost targets and timescales
  • Identify and justify capital equipment investment
  • Analyse and improve material usage
  • Analyse downtime, identify trends and develop solutions
  • Ensure accuracy of manufacturing engineering procedures, documentation and systems data
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • Produce written reports and make presentations
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation
  • Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks relative to the value stream or central function

Knowledge/ Experience/ Academic Requirements;

  • Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering degree is preferred. MSc/MEng would be desirable.
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant experience in a similar environment, i.e. aerospace, automotive or heavy engineering.
  • Highly experienced technicians in a manufacturing engineering discipline with a minimum qualification of HNC will be considered
  • Engineering graduates with less than 5 years' experience will be considered for associate manufacturing engineer.
  • Membership of an industry related professional body would be advantageous

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