Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Advanced Resource Managers Limited | East Sussex, England, UK

Posted 3 days ago

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The primary role of this position will be to identify and resolve critical high impact manufacturing problems which are negatively impacting Quality, Cost or Delivery. Candidate must be able to work as part of a team, assuring that a solid analytical method is used for determining root cause of manufacturing problems. Will be expected to provide Leadership to the Team through knowledge and experience in advance problem solving and resolution. Individual to be a self-starter and require minimum supervision, having excellent time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure and balance priorities is essential. Must have strong written and oral skills as they will be required to interface with team members, suppliers, and upper management. Job Responsibilities* Use data driven analytical techniques such as Lean / Six Sigma/ DOE to determine root causes of Manufacturing problems.* Provide leadership in problem analysis and development of engineering solutions. * Use Engineering knowledge and experience to design, develop or revise manufacturing processes to eliminate defects or improve cost. * Work with Process Leaders and Centers of Excellence to implement the best and most effective manufacturing processes. * Use statistical methods to assure process capability. * Develop, document and train plant personnel on revised manufacturing procedures. * Suggest design changes to reduce costs, improve manufacturing efficiency, and resolve manufacturing problems. * Support implementing cost savings projects , best practices and next generation technologies. Requirements:* Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering Degree or a combined HNC / HND technical degree is required. Relevant Connector or Small Component Assembly experience is preferred. * Working knowledge of how to set-up and execute Design of Experiments is preferred. * Candidate must be self-sufficient from an Assembly Process Design / Development standpoint but capable of reaching collaborative team solutions.* Ability to perform capability studies on manufacturing processes and equipment.* Knowledge of PFMEA process is preferred. * Working knowledge of six sigma and lean manufacturing tools is highly preferred. * Strong (English) verbal and written communication skills are required.* Competency with CAD software for basic fixture design is required. * Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word and a basic CAD package. Knowledge of Dash Boarding software and MiniTab is preferred but not required. * Must have good time management skills to work on numerous projects simultaneously* Knowledge in Mil-Aero products is desirable but not a requirement.Primarily onsite -but could be flexible, with some travel to France


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.