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Quality, Production & Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Rochester, Kent Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Ben's
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ben Abbott

Quality, Production & Manufacturing Engineer
Kent: Commutable from, Maidstone, Rochester, Gravesend, Dartford, Sevenoaks etc
£25,000 to £35,000

Do you fancy working for one of the world's leading defence companies?
Then look no further!
My client provides its customers with a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital Electronic Equipment. They will also provide you with the best in market training and offer you Great progression opportunities.

This is a key role that will suit those with an interest in manufacturing within a challenging aerospace and defence manufacturing environment. More importantly, we seek individuals with the right behaviours, drive and willingness to learn and adapt as we provide personal development and training opportunities to complement the role.
This multi-disciplined role will allow you to Design, Implement, Monitor and Maintain the manufacturing systems and processes necessary to ensure product quality meets all our customer requirements.

The successful Quality, Production & Manufacturing Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

* Competitive pension scheme,
* Enhanced annual leave allowance
* Company contributed Share Incentive Plan.
* Flexible working,
* Employee assistance programme,
* Childcare vouchers,
* Cycle2work
* Local and national employee discounts

Some of the main duties of the Quality, Production & Manufacturing Engineer will include:

* Work within one of our Integrated Product Teams.
* Ensure program quality requirements are met through all aspects of the product lifecycle.
* Take ownership for the resolution of quality issues through the structured application of problem solving and root cause analysis techniques.
* Develop and improve processes and procedures ensuring efficient and effective manufacture of our products, including the creation of build instructions for the shop floor, utilising MES and ERP tools.
* Lead continuous improvement initiatives within projects and across operations to support the sites strategic objectives such as the adoption of industry 4.0 digital manufacturing.
* Supporting customer and regulatory audits to ensure compliance to contractual flow downs and sector accreditations e.g. EN9100
* Ensure program quality requirements are met through all aspects of the product lifecycle.
* Take ownership for the resolution of quality issues through the structured application of problem solving and root cause analysis techniques.
* Develop and improve processes and procedures ensuring efficient and effective manufacture of our products, including the creation of build instructions for the shop floor, utilising MES and ERP tools.
* Lead continuous improvement initiatives within projects and across operations to support the sites strategic objectives such as the adoption of industry 4.0 digital manufacturing.
* Support and maintain the manufacturing equipment used in the assembly of PCBs (P & P, Auto-Soldering, Cleaning, etc.) including hands-on maintenance.
* Training and supporting shop floor technicians in the PCB build processes.

In order to be the successful Quality, Production & Manufacturing Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

Essential

* 2 years' experience working a manufacturing environment
* HNC/HND or above in a relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent qualification or experience

Desirable

* Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering degree in a relevant technical discipline, Master's degree preferred
* Experience gained within an electronics environment would be highly advantageous
* Lean six sigma experience, green belt or black belt accreditation
* Experience in the application of various CI and RCA tools and techniques e.g. 5Y, 8D, PDCA, FMEA, fish bone, TPM
* Experience in working with a range of internal and external stakeholders
* Understanding of the principals of DFM
* Working knowledge of industry standards e.g. ISO9001, EN9100, EN9102, EN9103, EN9145, FAA regulations
* Experience in completion of internal and external product and process audits

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Quality, Production & Manufacturing Engineer to join a forward thinking organisation and work on some very exciting projects. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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