DFM Engineer (Design for Manufacturing)

DFM Engineer (Design for Manufacturing)

Job Title: DFM Engineer (Design for Manufacturing)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896107_1564390833
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 29, 2019 10:00

Job Description

Our defence engineering and electronic products client in Loudwater is seeking a DFM Engineer to work with Technical Leads within Engineering to ensure that design for manufacturability and maintenance is considered during the design phase of products and projects.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

As DFM Engineer your responsibilities will include:

Achievement of manufacturing/material cost budgets through support to the engineering design team
Be aware of any innovations in manufacture that could be taken advantage of.
Work in conjunction with the supply chain to identify technical requirements for suppliers.
Work with suppliers on identification of solutions and build long-term relationships within the scope of the DFM Engineer role.
Work in conjunction with the Engineering team to ensure product reliability and where necessary that corrective actions have taken place.
Participate in and lead value engineering projects.
Identify key critical parameters to be monitored at the manufacturers site and agree reporting methods.
Produce process capability reports.
The DFM Engineer will be expected to work across a range of disciplines linking with the Technical Lead Engineering as needed.

About you:

Experience with manufacturability for Mechanical & Electrical design
Experience in component manufacture and mechanical assembly manufacturing engineering
Ability to multitask and work with diverse cross functional teams in a design and manufacturing environment
Demonstrated understanding of general mechanical design principles, including design for manufacturing (DFM) and geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T)
General understanding of aerospace material properties, including metals and plastics, required. Knowledge of composite materials is a plus.
Good verbal and written communication skills
Experience designing mechanical/electrical components and assemblies

Job Title: DFM Engineer (Design for Manufacturing)
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Job Type: Perm
Job ID: 896107


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.