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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Category:Manufacturing Engineering
Location(s):Ilminster (UK)
Closing Date:January 31, 2023

Manufacturing Engineer

G&H Ilminster, Somerset

Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits

Here at G&H Ilminster we research, develop and engineer optical elements used in aerospace and defence applications. Due to an internal promotion we’re currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer, to develop new and existing manufacturing processes including documentation, equipment and procedures. You would be working as part of a multifunctional team, continuously improving manufacturing methods, tooling, fixture, and process flow.

Main duties include;

Leading the development of new processes/ machines, and improvement projects

Being responsible for specification or the support of, and commissioning of new manufacturing equipment (CAPEX)

Perform the roles and responsibilities of ME within the NPI process

Be involved in DFx input to new products

Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements

Manage the testing and replacement of obsolescent production consumables

Leads PFMEA and capability/repeatability improvement activities

Ideal candidates will have the following;

Degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent or working experience matching expectations of role

5 year + Experience of working within Manufacturing Engineering teams within a NPI environment

Results orientated lead by site KPI’s, experience in problem solving techniques

Ability / robustness to self-prioritise work packages within a dynamic agile NPI Environment

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams

Process mapping and PFMEA/control plan development

Awareness of glass machining and polishing, thin film coating, machining of metals, painting, latest manufacturing philosophies, preferred not required

Experience of lean manufacturing and six sigma (DMAIC)

As well as a competitive salary and training, company benefits include;

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Company pension pays 6%

Company bonus scheme

Health Cash Plan

SAYE Scheme

How to Apply:

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