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Manufacturing Engineer


Our Reference: J5774

Job Terms: Permanent

Location: South West

Salary: £30k

Job Category: Other


Manufacturing Engineer, Plymouth DEPARTMENT: Production REPORTS TO: Operations Manager JOB FAMILY: Production RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITIES To manage resource in an efficient, effective and safe manner to control costs through new product introduction – Capex. MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE To be part of the ME team. Support the implementation of NPI, initiatives to reduce lead-time and waste within the cell, under the guidance of the Operations Managers to ensure that agile lean is fully embedded within the processes, structure and culture of the area. RESPONSIBILITIES / TASKS • To implement cost savings through lean activities • Carry out 6S audits, support the boat line manager with 6S implementation • Define build stages and set standard work • Drive through team identified improvements • Oversee and manage facility changes within the line • Embrace all training in the lean techniques and train employees when required • New product introduction • Foresee implications and raise capex to enable smooth introduction • Create workable procedures safely and efficiently for out of process tasks Acting as an Ambassador for the company, operating with integrity and drive appropriate to the Company’s values, to promote the company as a market leader. This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to your role. KPIs • Projects - H&S implementation • Projects – hours and cost savings • Quality improvements • 6S scores STRATEGIC INTERFACE • External suppliers / contractors • Internal suppliers • All levels of management within the business PERSON SPECIFICATION • An excellent understanding of lean techniques • Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or similar • Computer literate specifically with Excel and Word • Significant communication skills • Good team building skills and a drive to progress within the operation • Strong engineering background Please contact Rob at Marine Resources for more information: rob@marineresources.co.uk / 02380 633 399.