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Manufacturing Engineer

Contract  for Kensington Consulting in Liverpool

Posted by: Kensington Consulting Ltd

Role: Manufacturing Engineer

Sector: Manufacturing

Location: Liverpool, Preston, Wigan, Ormskirk

Salary: Negotiable

Ref:VAC-12107

The Role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the role of the Manufacturing Engineer will involve:

·Investigate new product manufacturing methods through Work Study and Line Balancing as well as deliver accurate calculations for process times / waste levels ensuring that best methods are identified and followed.

·Simplifying and standardising of production cell equipment and production layout.

·Conducting SMED activities in order to reduce tool change over times.

·Documenting agreed set up procedures and training relevant setters & technicians accordingly

·Establishing 5S maintenance activities and training production associates in their execution.

·Collecting and analyzing data in support of improvement activities.

·Troubleshooting unstable processes and improving efficiency.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be of degree calibre within a Manufacturing Engineering related discipline or minimum HNC. Along with having an extensive background in automotive with experience of working in a high volume production environment.

You will also need to demonstrate experience of problem solving and troubleshooting production processes and be a clear and concise communicator, with experience of SMED, APQP, line balancing and layout optimisation.

Our client

Our client is a world leading 1st Tier Automotive organisation supplying interior / exterior trim components to OEM’s across the globe

This vacancy is being advertised by Kensington Consulting Ltd.

Kensington Consulting Ltd operates as a Recruitment / Employment Agency for the provision of permanent candidates and as a Recruitment / Employment Business for the provision of temporary candidates. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role

Kensington Consulting is a leading executive recruitment company specialising in engineering and manufacturing disciplines across all industrial sectors, resulting in consecutive Recruit Rank awards in (2009-2012).

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Job added on 18-11-2014