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Location:Torquay, Devon, England
Salary:GBP16000 - 50000 per Annum
Job Ref: MANEN
Posted: 28/01/2019
Job Description

Our client is offering an exciting and rewarding opportunities for a motivated and talented person to join a team of like-minded, highly skilled colleagues who want to grow and succeed their company.


As part of the manufacturing engineering team having responsibility for meeting business performance commitments to key stakeholders.

Responsibility for improving and defining new processes for product release to manufacture.

Managing cost improvement objectives and technical support of the operational function.

Support the training of new and existing processes, raising training and process corrective actions with manufacturing when required.


  • Provide technical support to manufacturing with respect to product/process design and functionality.
  • Provide manufacturing engineering support with NPI projects.
  • Support the technical issue escalation process from manufacturing, with the appropriate level of on hand shop floor support in each production area.
  • Drive implementation and maintenance of LEAN and CI practices across the organisation.
  • Drive disruptive cost reduction plans into existing processes, potentially benefitting from technology elsewhere.
  • Resolve issues with manufacturing when product quality risks are identified.
  • Support transfer of Beta level product to release to manufacture, optimising cost through process, material and yield in collaboration with Development Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • Support the training of new and existing processes, raising training and process corrective actions with manufacturing when required.
  • Support best practice operational process for clean rooms.
  • Drive culture of Manufacturing Engineering excellence.
  • Support Product Configuration (currently PCR) and engineering change processes.
  • Manufacturing engineering support for RMAs.
  • Support Quality, Supply Chain & Manufacturing Managers ensuring all aspects of the business support the needs of our customers.
  • Participate in regular performance reviews and set personnel objectives in line with the business strategy.


  • Understand all business system tools and ensure correct implementation by Manufacturing Engineering personnel.
  • Have awareness of scorecard KPIs, understand how Manufacturing Engineering actions and strategy effects site performance.
  • Have an understanding of STG strategy and objectives, and the timelines for delivery of new products to the site.
  • Knowledge of H&S to a level where issues can be highlighted and managed by the appropriate personnel.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Lean Manufacturing & Continual Improvement strategy.