Manufacturing Engineer, Jobs, Scotland, Glasgow, 5463

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

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Manufacturing Engineer - Glasgow

Competitive + Shift allowance and benefits (Medical, Pension etc.) - Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 5463 Date Posted: Monday 23 Apr 2018
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Nine Twenty Engineering are delighted to be recruiting for our global manufacturing client as they look to strengthen their Engineering team with the hire of an experienced Manufacturing Engineer; ideally, with a passion for continuous improvement initiatives and strong Fanuc or heidenhain controls experience and a knowledge of CAM software such as FeatureCAM, EdgeCAM, Vericut.

This role is a 2 shift patter; Days and Back shift Monday - Friday with an early finish on Fridays.

You will primarily be responsible for creating and planning of CNC programs to control contour path machining of metal parts on automatic machine tools, coordinate required tooling and fixtures while supporting any continuous improvement initiatives to positively influence the companies lean efforts by performing the following duties:

  • Analysing drawings and design data of part to determine dimension and configuration of cuts, selection of cutting tools and machine speeds and feed rates.
  • Determines reference points and direction of machine cutting paths.
  • Analysing routings during programming stage and updates processes to guarantee CNC machine tools are used to their fullest capability.
  • Compute angular and linear dimensions, radii and curvatures, and outlines sequence of operations required to machine parts.
  • Create CNC Programs in line with routed operations using available software.
  • Create set-up documents to supplement written programs.
  • Revise and edit programs as necessary to eliminate instruction errors or omissions.
  • Observe operation of machine on trial run as necessary to prove programmed instructions.
  • Liaise with Manufacturing Engineers and suppliers regarding required tooling and fixturing.
  • Develop and maintain standard programming guidelines for both processes and program creation.
  • Eliminate hazards through sound engineering practices.
  • Attend various operating meetings to support various functions throughout the organization.

You will have responsibility for and be expected to take part in in the improvement projects with responsibilities of assisting with any preparation work and follow up activities/action items generated from Kaizen events, support “Best Practices” to achieve company goals for safety, delivery, cost and quality and to  support “Continuous Improvement” initiatives on safety, quality, delivery, cost and productivity using Lean tools such as A3/A4, PDCA, Standard Work, etc.

If you are Self-directed, naturally inspiring, encouraging and promote diversity of ideas. You display Integrity and respect in all situations and base decisions on fact, are looking for clear career progression and development plans and you have a desire to work on new and exciting projects then click apply to be considered!