Manufacturing Engineer

E & I Engineering

Closing Date: 04/03/2022
Full Time

Reporting to the Sheet Metal/Fabrication Production  Manager, whilst working within a team environment, this position will functionally be involved in developing improved manufacturing processes, with a keen focus on lean manufacturing methods and practices.

Key functions of the position include:

  • Evaluating manufacturing processes as designated by the Continuous Improvements Manager.
  • Monitor and analyse current systems of production and proactively implement improvements in line with Company’s continuous improvement goals.
  • Perform as a link between all relevant departments addressing daily manufacturing issues and implementing solutions to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Liaise with the R&D team ensuring a smooth transition of all new products into manufacturing, including the preparation of all Bill of materials, standard operating procedures and control plans.
  • Assist in the management of quality control and non-conformance processes, providing root cause, correct and preventative actions.
  • Supporting production through the analysis of waste – identifying corrective and preventative actions to eliminate waste.
  • Analyse production efficiency with the aim of improving by increasing productivity, output and capacity. Carry out “Time & Studies” analysing and planning work flow, floor and equipment layout and overall equipment effectiveness.
  • Driving cost reduction through design standardisation of existing portfolio and new products.
  • Research and create new methods of manufacturing process, tooling and fixturing and implement within the organisation to achieve maximum production capacity and efficiency.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing results as tasked.

**The above serves to provide the main remit of the above position however other tasks commensurate with the role will be implemented as and when required**

Essential Criteria

  • Degree level qualified in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 3years’ experience in a high volume fast paced engineering environment
  • Proficient in reading and understanding Engineering drawings
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD / Solidworks
  • Working Knowledge and experience of Lean manufacturing principles

Desirable Criteria

  • Ability to solve complex material engineering, maintenance engineering, and process issues
  • Ability and commitment to quickly identify bottlenecks and constraints in the factory and put actions in place accordingly to improve the throughput and address the problem area.
  • Excellent communication skills and being able to work independently and as part of a team. The role will rely on the manufacturing engineer to be the interface between various departments and personnel.

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Inishowen Development Partnership is a community led local development company that has successfully delivered rural development and social inclusion programmes and initiatives in Donegal since 1996 on behalf of the European Union and the Irish Government through the National Development Plan.