Location: Milton Keynes
As a Manufacturing Engineer you will identify, specify and develop manufacturing processes, facilities (equipment), flows and layouts for current, speculative and future manufacturing requirements. You will create and maintain Production Control and Record Configurations in “Metis Tascus” guided assembly system.
You will support in establishing world-class, effective manufacturing processes, and a knowledge base for these processes which delivers a competitive “design for cost” and “design for manufacture” solution.
- Provide the Manufacturing teams with the necessary support to drive efficient assembly of e-motor systems.
- Provide manufacturing input into commercial quotations and cost development in terms of equipment / investment, cycle times, manning, process balance, material cash-flow and overheads.
- Support the Principal Manufacturing Engineer in identifying world-class / best-in-class processes for relevant assembly methods. This may also require close cooperation with the Core Technologies (R&D) Team.
- Liaise with Design and Engineering functions to provide support for DFM and DFA activities.
- Ensure build issues are captured on the concerns database, and resolutions are identified and progressed.
- Organise the delegation of investigation activities, test activities, and assembly trials to the relevant departments, and utilise design, development, test, and build teams to facilitate.
- Ensure build documentation is correct and up to date (drawings, process documents, and build cards), and drive the implementation of Metis Tascus Manufacturing Execution System across the manufacturing department.
- Liaise between Build, Design, and Engineering functions to ensure build tooling requirements are captured and any issues are resolved in a timely fashion.
- Liaise with customers as required and ensure that any changes to build specification are clearly communicated to build and supported with updated build documentation.
- Undertake investigations relating to process improvements for engineering and build to ensure quality is continuously improved for all projects, ensuring that build follow quality procedures to comply with ISO9001 2015.
- Generate KPI’s and monitor build performance.
Required Education and Industry Experience
- A relevant practically based mechanical or electrical qualification (at least NVQ 4 or equivalent), ideally a Manufacturing Engineering degree.
- Experience in a motorsport, automotive, or similar precision prototype or low volume production and development environments.
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience of assembly of complex electrical/mechanical systems.
Required Technical Skills and Attributes
- Excellent computer literacy with experience of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint ideally working knowledge of electrical circuit.
- Excellent working knowledge of writing process documents/build cards.
- Experience in Manufacture of Engines, Electric Machines, Electro-Mechanical Assemblies, Electronics and, Manufacturing and testing Equipment.
We are looking for people who are collaborative, enthusiastic, innovative & accountable who want to make a difference.
Direct applications only. No unsolicited Recruitment Agent submissions will be accepted. Any unsolicited CVs received will be treated as the property of Helix.