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Manufacturing Engineering opportunities

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Date Posted
18 February 2020

Due to a time of exciting growth, we currently have opportunities within three high-performing business units for exceptional and experienced Manufacturing Engineers to join Servomex - the world leader in gas analysis.

Engineering roles at Servomex provide a rare opportunity to help fuse cutting edge science with high integrity engineering. We are extremely proud to operate at the forefront of our industry and work with leading multi-national companies. As a truly global organisation, we understand that product innovation, excellent levels of customer service and talented people are fundamental to our future success.

Our Manufacturing Engineers understand the full lifecycle - from design to manufacture of our products and strive to continually improve the output of our assembly and production lines.

Responsibilities for the Manufacturing Engineer opportunities will include:

• Maintaining a safe and healthy working environment whilst working closely with Manufacturing to establish lean production lines

• Working with Engineering to ensure product designs are manufacturable

• Understanding the intricacies of high complexity, high value, low volume manufacturing

• Working with project teams to develop and deliver manufacturing plans including design and documentation of the build process, production assembly instructions, training materials and measures to support OOE calculations and issue prediction/resolution

• Ability to 'fault find' test equipment to component level

• Use value stream mapping (VSM) to optimise manufacturing/production processes

• Maintain existing quality and technical standards and processes whilst supporting continuous improvement of precision/intricate assembly lines

• Develop production line standard operating procedure (SOPs) and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

• Perform risk assessment/hazard analysis activities

• Design and implement issue detection and prevention by applied root cause analysis to reduce and eliminate recurring sources of quality issues

• Managing suppliers and sub-contractors for the design and build of test jigs/fixtures including commissioning of test equipment

Essential Skills, Experience and Education:

• A successful track record of working as a manufacturing/production engineer (or closely related role) - understanding the full life cycle from design to manufacture

• Related experience of improving the output of precision/intricate assembly lines

• Demonstrable experience in process improvement and new product introduction/development (high value/complexity, low/medium volume)

• The ability to interpret and communicate complex data/information into meaningful terms for other teams such as engineers and assembly technicians

• Experience and knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques and implementing lean projects

• Practical knowledge and experience with test equipment design and control software • Relevant technical knowledge and analytical skills from within a similar sector/discipline

• Degree or HND (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline

Desirable Qualities:

• Previous experience working with optics, micro-engineering, micro-components, surface-mount technology, cell-based manufacturing

• Experience of debugging and fault-finding techniques

• An understanding of technical drawings such as dimensions, tolerances and 3rd angle projections with an understanding of how things are put together

• Working Knowledge of Machinery Directive

• Experience with circuit simulation packages

• Knowledge and expertise of PFMEA and establishment and maintenance of TPMs

• AutoCAD/SolidWorks

Servomex is a ‘Mindful Employer', developing and maintaining a working environment which promotes and supports both physical and mental wellbeing, encouraging flexibility and a healthy work-life balance. Servomex offers competitive salaries, private pension plan, an Employee Wellbeing Programme, a volunteering scheme, free parking, a regular employee survey to enable employees’ views to be heard and a yearly company event.