Manufacturing Engineer, Jobs, Scotland, Glasgow, 5461

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

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Manufacturing Engineer - Glasgow

Competitive Salary plus benefits - Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 5461 Date Posted: Friday 13 Apr 2018
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Nine Twenty Recruitment are currently working with a global leading OEM Medical Device Manufacturer, based in Glasgow. This role is a newly created position due to continued growth and investment.

As well as a competitive salary, on offer is a generous holiday entitlement, they are able to offer pension and life assurance schemes to help safe-guard your future and with an occupational health service they aim to promote the general well-being of all employees.

Position Description

Our client requires a skilled individual to review production process and assist with the planning of the production process to ensure the scales forecast is met. To assist with the transfer and validation of new products, processes and equipment into manufacturing and use lean six sigma manufacturing tools to implement measurable improvements.

The key experience my client is looking for in someone is to:

  • Continually review all manufacturing processes to document, measure, refine and improve process capability and improve process effectiveness. 
  • Identify and deliver continuous improvement programs to deliver cost savings in line with overall manufacturing objectives. 
  • Liaise with all relevant departments on the transfer of new products into manufacturing and ensure that all the appropriate specifications and packaging materials are available. 
  • Thorough knowledge of FMEA and DOE processes. 
  • Develop, initiate, and manage implementation of ECOs to address product quality, cost, and design issues.
  • Ensure that appropriate manufacturing test and validation is performed on materials and processes employed in the manufacture of products; ensure appropriate testing is performed to confirm the “fit and function” of products. 
  • Generate drawings when required and review/approve artwork to ensure correct implementation 
  • Ensure root cause investigations are carried out in response to reported product defects. Analyse and approve corrective actions proposed to address quality issues. Monitor field response to confirm the effectiveness of implemented corrective actions. 
  • Identify cost savings opportunities in materials and processes; plan and perform testing to validate changes that capitalize on these opportunities; document and release changes. 
  • Assess opportunities for transfer of product manufacture from inter-company and to Contract Manufacturers. Facilitate the transfer of manufacturing process knowledge and technology to allow production relocation. 
  • Participate in QS audits manufacturing; ensure appropriate action is taken in response to audit findings. 
  • Support QS group in development of a Quality System structure in line with revised ISO 13485:2003; ensure manufacturing compliance to applicable regulatory laws and requirements. 
  • Support the provisions of quality data/reports/charts for the manufacturing group. 
  • Generate Quality input for Supplier performance management process 
  • Generate relevant required documentation in support of regulatory updates and filings.
  • Perform any other duties/tasks/projects as require by management
  • Assume other responsibilities from time-to-time in order to support plant’s strategic plan and personal career plans


To be considered for this position please click apply today for the consideration of Nick Beecroft!