Manufacturing Systems Engineer

Location Truro
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard

Contact email: danielle@smithandreed.co.uk
Job ref: DH 40028
Published: 3 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

​My client, a bespoke engineering business near Truro, is seeking a Manufacturing Systems Engineer, for a new permanent position. As part of a successful Operations team, the successful candidate will assist with driving the production of a market-leading product. This is a key role within the business to support the development, implementation, and management across all aspects within the factory to include production processes, tools, systems, and machines. The Manufacturing Systems Engineer will focus on the development of production and test systems as well as providing day-to-day production engineering support to the business.

Applicants must have previous experience within a similar role, a relevant degree, and a can-do attitude.

Additionally, solid knowledge of manufacturing engineering, technical manufacturing alongside design and documenting experience will be required.

Key duties & responsibilities:

•Monitor, maintain and continuously improve production systems and processes

•Contribute to the production and maintenance of a technical roadmap

•Work alongside the R&D team to support transfer to production of products

•Resolve problems, identifying and eliminating root causes

•Support Tech Support and Quality Teams to resolve customer complaints

•Promote safety on site across production and engineering activities

Essential experience & qualifications:

•Degree in engineering or similar discipline

•Hands-on engineering of production systems and tools

•Knowledge of developing and implementing test systems

•Experience in the application of Lean six sigma tools, ideally green belt or above

•Familiar with Lean Manufacturing principles and their implementation

•Understanding of production process management and controls

•Ability to train staff and support them with problem solving

What’s in it for you?

•Fantastic, competitive salary

•Private health insurance after 1 year

•25 days holiday + bank holidays (which increases to 30 after 5 years)

•Company pension scheme

•Flexible and supportive working environment

•Health & well-being perks

•Regular staff & family social events

•Excellent development opportunities

If you are looking for a great new opportunity, within a rapidly expanding local business, then don’t hesitate to get in touch.

To apply, email a CV to danielle@smithandreed.co.uk to find out more and review the full job spec and company details.