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DFM Engineer

Location: Bedfordshire Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence, Engineering, Technology Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Zak Mendoza

DFM Engineer

Bedfordshire

Brief

DFM Engineer needed for a globally recognised Defence organisation based in Bedfordshire who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded DFM Engineer that takes pride in their work with a comprehensive understanding of Engineering Drawing Practice with the ability to recognise datum structures, interpret and apply appropriate GD&T as well as identify key characteristics, full understanding of DFM/A and PFMEA principles and the use of them in a practical application and familiarity with a 3D CAD package sufficient to support presentation of data in respect of DFM solutions and highlighting model and tooling clash conditions.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the DFM Engineer will include:

  • To support the product design process through direct instruction to engineering, identifying DFM/A opportunities and best practice.
  • Provide guidance with datum structure, key characteristics and the application of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) to Engineering drawings.
  • Reviewer and authorised signatory for drawing release ensuring standardisation and manufacturability criteria are met.
  • Perform cost analysis of product and process alternatives.
  • Lead, facilitate or progress production PFMEA's, to support programme and customer requirements, driving findings through to solution that control Critical to Quality (CTQ) parameters pertinent to manufacturing.
  • Active involvement in the Level 1 MDWT (Mission Directed Work Team) meetings.

What experience you need to be the successful DFM Engineer:

  • A comprehensive understanding of Engineering Drawing Practice with the ability to recognise datum structures, interpret and apply appropriate GD&T as well as identify key characteristics.
  • Full understanding of DFM/A and PFMEA principles and the use of them in a practical application.
  • Good communication skills that can sell and influence to a range of audiences with the ability to work with all levels of the business.
  • An independent thinker, able to take an assertive stance to enforce the key requirements of quality and the customer.
  • Familiarity with a 3D CAD package sufficient to support presentation of data in respect of DFM solutions and highlighting model and tooling clash conditions.
  • Demonstrate a level of design and manufacturing process industry experience; which may include mechanical assembly, machining, fabrication, welding, casting, plastic moulding and robotics.
  • Experience of driving change in process, behaviour and culture.
  • Understanding of SPC data and calculations
  • Problem solving experience (8D, A3, Root Cause Analysis etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Key competences: Personal accountability, building relationships, planning for results, customer first, adaptability.
  • Capable of obtaining SC - Security Clearance.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a DFM Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

*Please note that eligibility for UK security up to SC level is required for the DFM Engineer position*

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