Manufacturing Engineer - Subtractive Manufacturing
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Reference: 753803 | Status: Accepting applications

Category: Engineering

Location: MTC Coventry

Salary: £50,000

Type: Permanent

Published date: Wednesday 18 May 2022

Closing date: Thursday 08 September 2022

Manufacturing Engineer - Subtractive Manufacturing

The Vacancy

As the Manufacturing Engineer CNC using your technical expertise in milling and turning you will be continuously improving manufacturing methods in order to reduce lead-time, cost and minimise chance of non-conformances. You will also:

  • Turn a customer demand (a specification) into a method of manufacture that can then be executed to meet the customer demand within the required lead-time and cost.
  • Quote job requests for lead-time and costs.
  • Work closely with customers to optimise their designs of products (DFM) to ensure optimum manufacturing method can be generated.
  • Develop and coach Technicians in manufacturing processes.
  • Manage the introduction of new manufacturing capability into the workshop.
  • Influence the creation and deployment of future manufacturing capability roadmap to ensure world class processes are operated.
  • Support continuous improvement and continuous reduction of waste.
  • Engage in the development of the Manufacturing Engineering function in the Workshop group, developing processes that support rapid introduction of new products into the facility.
  • You will also be expected to closely support the operational team including programming CNC Milling and Turning machines to meet customer demand.

The ideal candidate for the Manufacturing Engineer CNC position will have:

  • Manufacturing Engineering experience in both turning and milling capabilities, ideally up to 5 axis (3 2) with strong knowledge of setting, operating and programming.
  • Experience in Siemens NX CAD/CAM is preferable however open to other CAD/CAM Software packages.
  • Proven track record with engaging directly with customers to determine requirements and be able to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization.
  • Previous experience guiding, mentoring or coaching others in technical disciplines.
  • Must have knowledge of tooling and fixtures in addition to lean manufacturing principles to aid process improvements and efficiencies in machining capabilities.
  • Degree qualified in an Engineering, Industrial or Manufacturing discipline or equivalent qualification such as HND or Time Served Apprenticeship.

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