A British Engineering Company supplying components to some the most well-known Aerospace manufacturers in the world are seeking a Manufacturing Process Engineer. As a Manufacturing Process Engineer, you will provide technical support in metallurgical process and manufacturing engineering to ensure cast products meet customer specifications. You will have a degree or equivalent with experience in a similar castings manufacturing environment.
Commutable from: Worcester, Redditch, Stourbridge, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove, Alcester
Salary £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. + Pension + Early finish on a Friday + On-site parking + 25 days holiday
Suitable for: Manufacturing Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer, Production Engineer
Responsibilities as a Manufacturing Process Engineer;
Development metallurgical casting process to meet customer specifications while achieving target costs.
Responsible for handling product development and programme projects management for an individual portfolio of cast parts.
Develop new products participating in concurrent engineering projects with key customers.
Continuously reduce cost to manufacture through improvement projects and waste reduction activities.
Troubleshoot manufacturing problems and provide root cause analysis and corrective actions.
Develop and create written manufacturing process instructions for investment cast product.
Establish techniques, temperatures, dimensional and inspection parameters, and engineering instructions for specific processes. Will review job status, customer specifications and recommended solutions to problems. Must keep various departments informed of engineering alterations or problems. Make recommendations as to possible improvement in procedures and/or methods to increase effectiveness and reduce costs. Assists in various aspects of development and lends technical assistance to various departments.
Works in close conjunction with customers, Production Control, Quality Control and other areas on topics related to alloy casting design or tooling.
Regularly directs, instructs, advises, assists and checks associates and subordinates as to schedules, methods, standards of performance, rules/regulations, safety precautions and other matters affecting their parts.
Must maintain discipline, morale and professionalism when dealing with staff, customers, department supervisors and hourly employees. Complies with all safety and environmental rules and regulations. Performs other duties, that may be reasonably required by the business.
Manufacturing Process Engineer Skills and experience;
Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent in Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
2 years + experience of working in a Foundry / castings process environment
strong awareness of modern / lean manufacturing processes
A knowledge of Aerospace Quality standards and processes would be a distinct advantage
To apply for the role of Manufacturing Process Engineer please send an up to date CV via email to Rachel Clarke @ Consilium Recruit and get in touch by phone on 01299 828347 to discuss this and other relevant potential opportunities.