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Industrial / Manufacturing Engineer

Schneider Electric

Swindon, United Kingdom

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Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right person to join our team as an Industrial /Manufacturing Engineer.

Mission:
Support of the line Process Manager on a day to day basis and lead the implementation of improvement projects to ensure the company’s products are produced at the required quality levels and as efficiently as possible in line with Schneider Production Systems(SPS) philosophy, also assisting with the day-to-day function of the production engineering department.

Key responsibilities /activities:
In coordination with quality and engineering team, lead PFMEA and the implementation of poka yoke and Jidoka
Ensure the standardization between each line and control industrial indicators
Continual analysis and improvement of assembly and manufacturing techniques through benchmarking, eliminating waste, eliminating any potential quality/product quality issues and to meet the recommendations of any Health and Safety risk assessments. To include developing layouts/project plans, procurement and/or design of tooling/jigs/fixtures, the sourcing of cost effective external services and to lead the implementation of any such projects.
Labour productivity improvement through these actions
Conduct Work Measurement/Method Studies against new and existing tasks to establish time estimates, measure operator performance and ensure that the most effective Manufacturing and Assembly techniques are adopted. Log all lost time issues and create action plan for root cause. Identification of the lost times and deduce unidentified times to be reduced
Compile comprehensive product assembly and manufacturing manuals with clear and concise instruction/visual aids, to ensure assembly personnel can elicit accurate parts information or assembly detail.
Develop significant Capex proposals and successfully project manage the implementation for any projects/plant/ tooling, etc., which may be required to improve the efficiency, or reduce the costs of manufacture/assembly processes ensuring that health and safety regulations are accounted for.
Support/facilitate a number of Kaizen improvement and provide advise, components/parts, external information, PC training, financial assistance /justifications and presentation packages to ensure the groups operate as effectively as possible.
Assist with the day to day SIM issues supporting the department ensuring that, with the departmental manager, resources are best deployed to suit the priorities of the business. Implement and promote “I see I do” philosophy.
Project manages significant cost reduction /process improvement projects leading a cross functional team against the business objectives.

Requirements:
Essential - Degree in Engineering
Extensive understanding of general mechanical / production engineering principals, systems and machine operation.
Strong background in Lean Manufacturing.
SAP knowledge

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