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Manufacturing Engineer (Ref: 21911186)

The Manufacturing Engineer will lead the introduction of new products, processes and technologies as well as implementation of change management activities and the documentation required to support all NPD/change management activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Actively leading introduction of new products, new technologies, new processes, new manufacturing lines, new components and new technologies.
  • Being responsible for completion and delivery of required project documentation.
  • Undertaking Advanced Product Quality Planning activities as necessary, e.g. PFMEAs, Control Plans, Process Flows, Operation and Training instructions, etc.
  • Actively leading cross-functional meetings regarding process and product design and manufacturability.
  • Working with relevant personnel in order to develop specifications, plans and documentation for smooth new product introduction and undertake new customer pre-launch activity.
  • Developing and utilizing Specific Component PPAP knowledge to maximum benefits to manufacturing and communicate this knowledge to all relevant personnel and at key planning stages
  • Creating programs for SMT Assembly- Screen Print/SMT/Reflow/AOI/Depanelling, as necessary
  • Identifying and leading continuous improvement opportunities within SMT and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Supporting Customer and TS Process audits.
  • Providing ongoing technical assistance to global make sites
  • Developing industrial engineering specifications as necessary, e.g. line balancing, ergonomics, etc.
  • Leading investigation into SMT

Essential Criteria:

  • Candidates must possess a degree in Engineering or related sciences, e.g. metallurgy, chemistry, physics, etc.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience of SMT – with at least 2 years at a senior engineering level

Desirable Criteria:

  • Automotive experience
  • Knowledge of/experience in implementing lean manufacturing initiatives

Additional criteria:

  • This role will involve an element of foreign travel to support operations team and install new lines.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. As an Investor in People, Schrader is committed to the provision of training, development and promotion opportunities. A comprehensive Induction programme is also available to all our new employees.

Please note that all successful candidates must undergo a medical examination which includes a drugs test.

Schrader Electronics is an equal opportunities employer