Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Lead Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £35 per hour
Start Date: 01/02/21
Reference: 897091_1609848420
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2021 12:07

Job Description

Our client in Portsmouth is looking for a Lead Manufacturing Engineer to join them on a contract basis. Please note, you must be eligible to obtain SC clearance for this role.

The Lead Manufacturing Engineer acts as the main technical manufacturing interface into a Product Line/Integrated Project Team. They must ensure the alignment of the design of all make items with the manufacturing capability of the business to meet quality, cost and schedule requirements and co-ordinate any developments where necessary.

Key Accountabilities
*Manage all aspects of New Product Introduction to Manufacturing and Facilities for areas of responsibility, ensuring that all technical, programme and cost issues are executed according to the company standards and customer satisfaction.
*Deliver all Manufacturing Engineering inputs (work instructions, routings, cost models, proposals etc.) in line with the business processes.
*Identify any manufacturing facility or capability limitations preventing successful project completion and work across the team to resolve the issues.
*Provide manufacturing technical support to problem solving activities including NCRs, IRB/NRBs and Kaizans.
*Identify operational performance and technical risks through systematic monitors and propose mitigations/resolutions.
*Deliver continuous improvement activities to progress the capabilities of manufacturing and ensure the ongoing competitiveness of the Product Line.
*Champion implementation of Design for Manufacture and Assembly methodologies for New Product Introduction demanding use of standard and qualified processes as much as is possible.
*Implement / conform to all Company health, safety, environment and statutory policies within the Manufacturing organisation.
*Implement the Product Line Manufacturing strategy.
*Continuously develop own Manufacturing Engineering skill base. Demonstrate ownership and accountability.

*No less than 3 years' experience of Engineering within the space, aerospace or military electronics engineering sector.
*Experience and knowledge of high reliability electronics, surface mount assembly and RF products.
*Familiar with all aspects of the project life cycle from design to production, including formal reviews, programme control, risk management, cost control.
*General awareness of Manufacturing Systems (CAD, CAM, Manufacturing Execution System, SAP, Technical Publications, etc.) relevant to the business.
*Experienced of working within a matrix structure.
*Proactive, with the proven ability to implement change to the benefit of the business.
*Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate with people at all levels of the business.

Other Information
Contract role
Location: Portsmouth
Duration: 6 months

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 resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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 this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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