The position for Manufacturing Hot Test Project Engineer in Cambridgeshire is no longer available
Manufacturing Hot Test Project Engineer
Company Profile: Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.
Job Location: Cambridgeshire
Job Position: Manufacturing Hot Test Project Engineer
Job Status: Contract - 6 months +
Job Description: Manufacturing Engineering (Assembly, Test & Finish) provides the framework for making critical business decisions that affect how our Client's products are made. The Manufacturing Engineering Team defines and deploys the physical assets (machine tooling, equipment, etc.) into world-class production lines for manufacturing engine products. Being an innovative and technologically aware department enables continuous improvements to be made to existing production processes ensuring advances are made in all areas of People, Quality, Velocity and Cost.
Experience: * Possess an Engineering or Technical Bachelor Degree.
Previous experience of engine hot testing.
Have a proven background in a Manufacturing/Process orientated environment with exposure to high volume automation, robotic applications/programming or PLC development.
Experience of World Class Manufacturing Facility Practices and real world application.
Proven Design for Assembly (DFA) and Design for Manufacturing experience (DFM).
Ability to develop manufacturing or assembly processes and have a working knowledge of CAD with the ability to produce plant layouts & schemes.
Experience with process failure mode and effects analysis (PFMEA) and control plans.
Good organisation and communication skills and the ability to plan, structure and lead cross-functional teams in a project environment.
Be skilled in influencing at all levels within a business to effect change, and be tenacious in meeting time-bound objectives.
Self motivated with an analytical ability and have a proven team working skills.
Possess advanced computing skills, and be competent in the use of MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, and E-mail (Lotus Notes).
Working within Manufacturing Engineering, this position will design and develop Hot Test Processes & Equipment throughout the Peterborough Site.
The foundation of these new processes will be focused on preventing the 8 wastes of the Production System [unused creativity, defects, waiting, excess motion, transportation, over processing, inventory and over production].
Daily responsibilities will include production documentation, layouts, tooling and equipment procurement and installation and continuous improvement.
Supporting analysis and actions for facilities performing hot engine tests on a daily basis. Leadership & Continuous Improvement expertise for Automated Hot Test equipment.
Specific Projects & challenges facing PEC Site Hot Test: People / Safety
Setting World Class standards for safety for engine test equipment.
Introducing new safe systems of work, maintaining and monitoring those in place.
Sharing recommendations with Global Facilities. Quality
Quality & Capability improvements.
Introduction of bespoke customer test requirements and equipment.
Std Work creation.
Test facility, rigging & de-rigging validation, improvement and alignment.
Product failure analysis and process improvements to improve OEE.
PFMEA & MQ process adherence. Velocity / Cost
Ensuring test cycles are the most effective use of production time.
Key Competencies: * Problem Solving and Analysis
Organisation and Planning
Salary/Rate: Up to £32 per hour Limited Company