Industrial Engineer - Bedford

Manufacturing
Ref: 673 Date Posted: Tuesday 15 Sep 2020
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Industrial Engineer
 
Location:         Bedfordshire
Salary:            Up to £48,000 p/a + Benefits (Including 9 Days working fortnight, Pension & Holiday Pay, Life Assurance, plus more)
 
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Industrial Engineer to join a global industry leader in the defence sector, where you will be responsible for supporting the Product design process, ensuring standardisation and manufacturability criteria is met on a significant major defence programme.
 
Excellent career opportunities, further development and the opportunity to be involved in some very exciting and challenging projects.
 
Duties Include but not limited to:
  • Provide guidance with datum structure, key characteristics and the application of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) to Engineering drawings.
  • To support the Product design process through direct instruction to Engineering identifying DFM/A opportunities and best practice.
  • Perform cost analysis of product and process alternatives.
  • Write process specifications and make recommendations regarding ergonomic improvements.
  • To lead, facilitate or progress production PFMEA’s, to support Programme and Customer requirements, driving finding through to solution that control Critical to Quality (CTQ) parameters pertinent to manufacturing.
 
Required skills include           
  • A comprehensive understanding of Engineering Drawing Practice with the ability to recognise datum structures, interpret and apply appropriate GD&T as well as identify key characteristics.
  • Full understanding of DFM/A and PFMEA principles and the use of them in a practical application.
  • Familiarity with a 3D CAD package, sufficient to support presentation of data in respect of DFM solutions and highlighting model and tooling clash conditions.
  • Demonstrate a level of design and manufacturing process industry experience, which may include mechanical assembly, machining, fabrication, welding, casting, plastic moulding and robotics.
  • Experience of driving change in process, behaviour and culture.
  • Understanding of SPC data and calculations
  • Problem solving experience (8D, A3, Root Cause Analysis etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills.
 
You will need to be able and willing to gain (UK Eyes only) security clearance, potentially to DV level in the future.
 
Please note: Due to the occasional high amount of applications, it can be difficult to reply to everyone. If you haven’t been contacted within 1 working week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. However, thank you for your interest.
 
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