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  • Job reference: RMS0126425

Manufacturing Production Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stonehouse
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/10/2013
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The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:
My client is looking to recruit a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer who will work as part of their production development team to help evaluate manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly tooling, materials and test procedures to develop, improve and implement operationally excellent manufacturing methods.

Key duties will include:

 Provide engineering support and problem solving expertise delivered on time and to an appropriate standard.
 Constantly review ways to improve production productivity and application of lean/6 sigma processes.
 Lead, participate in and promote continuous improvement through SMED and lean principles by applying a suite of improvement tools such as 5S, SMED, Kaizen Event, Poke Yoke, VSM, 4Q, PFMEA etc.
 Ensure operational excellence principles are applied at all times.
 Contribute manufacturing technical expertise to new product design and introduction to manufacturing process.
 Manage specific projects as and when required.
 Resolve technical and QA issues.
 Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, equipment and equipment layout.
 Drive and facilitate advance manufacturing techniques (Automation).
 Ensuring both factory and cell design meet all customer requirements.
 Lead verification and validation of manufacturing methods.
 Perform manufacturing/ value chain process assessment and make operational re-designs targeting safety improvements, customer delivery improvement and productivity and cost optimisation.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 HND/Degree in relevant Engineering subject, preferably mechanical.
 3 – 5 years experience of providing engineering support in a manufacturing environment.
 Lean manufacturing/automation experience will be advantageous.
 Experience of working in cross-functional teams.
 Excellent communication skills.
 IT skills – including CAD, 3-d modelling, MS Office Suite, SAP (Desirable).
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