Production Engineer – Plastic Injection Moulding
Salary: £45-50000 + benefits
Our client is an established manufacturing of high value assemblies for the European market and next year promises several key product launches, continued investment in the production facility and subsequent increase in volumes with further growth planned.
o Support moulding team with technical advise to solve production, tooling and material issues
o Specification of injection moulding facilities and capital equipment and make recommendations for the selection of vendors equipment
o Implement improvements in manufacturing processes to optimise process performance, aid ergonomics or improve capability
o Lead machine PFMEA process for major capital equipment
o Review and improve SOP/ process instructions, process flow, standard operations and capability
o Optimise process flow and minimise waste through use of lean manufacturing methods
You will already be a competent Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer, Industrial Engineer or Production Engineer with previous experience within high volume plastic injection moulding manufacturing background
o HNC/ Degree level or equivalent education in engineering or similar technical discipline
o Proven experience leading process improvement and capital equipment (CAPEX) projects including specification, cost justification and vender management through to project buy off and successful job1 launch.
o Experience of high volume series production processes and equipment incorporating injection moulding production and associated automation and tooling and assembly processes.
o Experience gained within automotive, medical devices, consumer goods or similar fast pace high quality metrics environment
o Good communication skills for effective liaison and teamwork.
o Hands on approach with proven problem solving, analytical skills and attention to detail.
o Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work on several tasks or projects concurrently.
Our client is part of a multinational manufacturing group and the facility is a global leader in their field and has considerable planned investment in new plant and machinery. The role will be a key part of their engineering team and therefore salary and benefits on offer will be very competitive and will include excellent pension contribution, life insurance, health insurance scheme, onsite canteen & parking. In addition as a top level employer training, professional development and career opportunities exist for ambitious individuals which could take you around the world.
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