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Project Manufacturing engineer

Ref no. BHN569547
Salary £40,000 - £47,000/annum
Location Bristol, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Project Manufacturing Engineer, responsible for owning all manufacturing engineering deliverables for (NPI) projects or distributed manufacturing projects and presenting manufacturing project status at PCP phase gate reviews.

Key skills required for this role

Project manufacturing engineer, NPI & NPD, PFMEA, Gauge R&R, CI, Lean six sigma


Project manufacturing engineer, NPI & NPD, PFMEA, Gauge R&R, CI, Lean six sigma

Job description

Location: On site - Bristol
Type of job: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 - £47,000

Our client is the world leader in abatement systems for the Semi-conductor industry. They work with clients like Intel to reduce greenhouse gases produced during the etching of electronic chips, making a significant impact on the environment.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Manufacturing Engineer to join abatement solutions team. As part of this team, you will collaborate with like-minded engineers at their centre of excellence, just south of Bristol.


Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead, as a Project Manufacturing Engineer, you will be responsible for owning the timely completion of all manufacturing engineering deliverables for new product implementation (NPI) projects or distributed manufacturing projects. You will also be responsible for presenting manufacturing project status at PCP phase gate reviews.

Main Responsibilities

  • Complete risk assessments with key stakeholders to maintain a safe and effective work environment.
  • Work with the PME lead to create and improve ME systems and process documentation, using knowledge of Business Management Systems.
  • Demonstrate confidence with product manufacturing processes and working in manufacturing cells, including sub-assembly, final assembly, final testing, and dispatch.
  • Create production work instructions, DFM, make/buy, Capex, PFMEA to aid an effective and efficient build process.
  • Project management of improvement projects, owning, planning, driving, and completing ME deliverables for NPI stage gate reviews, continuous improvement, or work transfer projects.
  • Continuously improve and implement major projects, utilizing knowledge of CI methodologies and operating systems, such as 5S, std work, VSM, kaizen, change management, TPM, SPC, and Gauge R&R.
  • Use problem-solving techniques to perform root cause analysis and investigations (8D), resolving issues arising from internal nonconformities, external FRACAS, or HSE issues.

Experience & Skills

  • Manufacturing Engineering degree or a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience (essential).
  • Experience in participating in continuous improvement projects, including principles such as TPM, SMED, 5S, 8D problem-solving, Kaizen, VSM, and change management (essential).
  • Experienced in creating and maintaining manufacturing process documentation (essential).
  • Familiarity with NPI, PCP gate methodology, and MRL, including PFMEA, make/buy, DFM, and build notes (essential).
  • Experience in leading NPI initial build activities and training (essential).
  • Lead by example, demonstrating a compliance, quality-first and safety mindset (essential).
  • Confident in working on own initiative and directing resources (essential).
  • Design for manufacture experience (essential).
  • Experience of delivering projects on time and within budget (essential).

We offer more than just a job

  • Job sharing opportunities
  • Flexibility on working hours
  • Variable start and finish times

Along with your salary, you will be eligible for a bonus of up to 7.5%, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a cash health plan, a pension with a company contribution of up to 8%, life assurance of 4x basic salary, an employee referral scheme, training and development opportunities, a wellbeing program, support for formal qualifications and professional development, recognition and rewards, sponsored professional qualifications, free parking, a fitness app with streamable classes, discounted gym memberships, a subsidised canteen, and access to local company clubs and social events.

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