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Manufacturing Engineer

Location: England Salary: £32 - £35 per hour
Sector: Defence Type: Contract
Contact: Millie Jackson Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: Up to £35/hr Inside IR35

Key Skills: Manufacturing Experience, Apprenticeship, MRP, CI, Quality

About Us:

Looking to join a world-leading missile systems company, specialising in the design, development, and manufacture of advanced missiles and missile systems for a variety of defence applications? With a focus on innovation and technological advancement, we invest heavily in research and development to stay at the forefront of missile technology.

The Role:

So, what will you be doing as a Manufacturing Engineer?

  • Establishing, supporting, and governing continuous improvement (CI) reviews to ensure robustness and sustainability.
  • Facilitating and executing CI plans to implement corrective and preventive actions.
  • Supporting root cause analysis for externally supplied detail products
  • Reducing defective issues in the stores area, including rework and non-conformances, using 8D/A3 methodology.
  • Implementing process controls and capability based on critical stores and logistics processes, driven by internal and external customers.
  • Facilitation of Improvement activities within the manufacturing & Logistics' facility
  • Technical expertise on Lean tool sets and change management
  • Managing improvements into the business

What are we looking for in our next Manufacturing Engineer?

A formal technical engineering/craft apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21 and a formal further education certificate to HNC or equivalent in a relevant subject, OR a BEng in a relevant engineering or science degree.

  • Strong background in manufacturing and warehousing (preferred, but not essential).
  • Awareness of supply chain goods receiving practices (preferable not essential)
  • Understanding of MRP & Just in Time principals (preferably in a stores environment)
  • Working in or supporting operations in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Experience in the use & understanding of Lean manufacturing & Six sigma methodologies
  • Proficiency in continuous improvement (CI) and quality tools.
  • Proficiency in lean manufacturing systems tools, techniques, and Minitab software.
  • A solid understanding of manufacturing, logistical, and engineering processes.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Manufacturing 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!

If you are interested in applying for this position you must eligible for UK security clearance up to SC level.

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