manufacturing engineer in peterborough

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£ 19 per hour
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peterborough, east of england
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A Manufacturing Engineer is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in a manufacturing role? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced production environment? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

What's the role?

* Developing facilities to machine new components
* Designing, procuring, commissioning and installing new equipment and machine lines
* Working cross-functionally and with suppliers to ensure projects are successfully completed on time and to budget
* Being at the forefront of machining and tooling technology trends
* Resolution of quality defects, utilising root cause analysis, 8D and other 6 Sigma tools as necessary
* Designing complex or intricate jigs and fixtures
* Completing ergonomic assessments on high risk activities
* Working with machine OEMs and tooling suppliers to optimise our processes
* Driving process improvements to eliminate bottlenecks, reduce cycle time, reduce changeover time and improve efficiency
* Providing technical support to achieve process control targets and internal quality standard certification (mAPQP)
* Develop and maintain supporting documentation e.g. process flow charts, PFMEA's, control plans, standard work and visual aids

Key Competencies:

As the successful candidate you will have the drive, capability and expertise to lead introduction of new components and process improvements in machining.

This role demands a self-motivated, proactive individual who is driven to succeed in a highly pressurised environment. The success of this role will lie in the ability to build and strengthen existing relationships whilst utilising technical expertise to drive the required change.

Skills / Qualifications / Experience you will have:

* Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a Technical Engineering discipline (or equivalent experience)
* Previous machining experience or a proven track record of performing in a technically challenging field
* Experience of utilising problem solving and root cause analysis tools in a manufacturing environment
* The ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the business and build strong working relationships
* Possess excellent PC skills and be competent in the use of MS Excel, MS Word, MS project

Skills / Qualifications / Experience you may have:

* 3D Modelling (Creo / ProE) or 2D Modelling (AutoCAD) experience
* Experience of implementing Lean manufacturing tools and techniques (CPS)
* Previous project experience
* Machine and tooling process knowledge specific to cylinder head manufacturing

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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automotive engineering,engineering