Manufacturing Engineer

Newcastle upon Tyne
£30000 - £40000/annum
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our client is a leading manufacturer based in Washington, Tyne & Wear. Due to continued expansion they are now looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their existing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for new product introduction and driving lean initiatives across the business.

It is essential that you have strong hydraulics experience for this role.

- Manage new product introduction.
- Provide support for design by working with suppliers and being involved throughout the prototype building and testing stages.
- Provide engineering advice to all departments in the business.
- Auditing & guidance of new and existing suppliers with regards to quality & cost reduction improvements, dual sourcing and problem solving.
- Root cause analysis of problems with corrective action.
- Working with & developing KPI’s and measures of performance.
- Comprehensive understanding of waste elimination techniques.
- Promote a safe working environment using 5S principles.

Applicant requirements:
- HND in Mechanical Engineering / Process Engineering or similar discipline.
- Experience in Engineering planning, Project Engineering, Continuous improvement & lean.
- AutoCAD skills highly advantageous.
- Experience of MRP systems.
- Analytical in approach.
- Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
- Excellent IT skills including access, powerpoint & other specialist packages.
- Undertake multiple projects but remain focussed.
- Strong communication skills.
- Automotive / FMCG background.

- Up to £40,000 Salary.
- Monday - Thursday 8am - 4.15pm & Friday 8am - 1.30pm.
- 25 days plus 8 bank holidays.
- Company pension scheme.

Contact Dan Symington OR Emma Saxton at CDM Recruitment