Caterpillar, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer in Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Job Title: ManufacturingEngineer
Salary Range: £40K-£45K
Benefits: 25days annual leave,
Contributory Pension Scheme,
Contributory Share Scheme
Taleo Reference: 180003PU
Hours: Full Time - 37.00
Relocation/ Sponsorship: Not available with thisrole
Flexible Working will be considered\
For more than 85 years, Caterpillar has beenbuilding the world’s infrastructure and, in partnership with our network ofCat® dealers worldwide, has helped drive positive and sustainable change onevery continent. We are a global company, with hundreds of locations worldwideto serve and support our customer base, and respond quickly to their needs.
Perkins Engines, a wholly owned subsidiary ofCaterpillar Inc., is recognised as a leading manufacturer of industrial dieselengines. OEM Manufacturers and users on every continent have, for generations,trusted Perkins Engines to power their world.
Key Responsibilities will include:
New product improvement introduction.
Attend all design reviews and project meeting.
Design for manufacturing and test input.
Coordinate and plan prototype builds.
Manufacturing cost planning.
Develop traceability and process characteristic specifications.
Determination of machine and process capability.
Interface between manufacturing operations, quality and manufacturingengineering.
Review engineering changes.
Capacity planning and MRP input.
Interface with project groups with manufacturability input.
Support continuous improvement activities.
Continuously monitor process performance for quality improvement opportunities.
Initiate corrective action activities as required and monitortimeliness and effectiveness of action.
Maintain state of the art and emerging technology knowledge baseto exchange new processes for less capable ones.
Analysis of working methods, manufacturing process, non-productivework content and recommendation of changes to reduce downtime, balance TAKTtime and increase production functions.
Identify and prioritise improvement projects with alignment tocorporate vision, and plant objectives while improving customer satisfaction.
Lead quality and system improvements in the areas of TPM, set-upreduction, RFT, TQM, cycle-time, mistake proofing (poke-yoke), continuousimprovement (kaizen), process testing, process capability, product verification,product introduction, documentation, and metrology.
Provide engineering support by troubleshooting problems andeffecting timely solutions using kaizen lean manufacturing methodology and theCaterpillar Production System to maintain the continuity of productionflow.
Interface with suppliers and outside sales personnel to evaluate,cost estimate, and select process equipment.
Assist/carry out in creating and updating standard work, Processflow charts, PFMEA’S and control plans
Technical support to production and supplier developmentactivities.
Experience & Qualifications:
Previous Manufacturing Engineering experience is essential.
Will possess good team working, project management, organisational skills.
Will possess good communication and statistical analytical skills, with ability to provide concise insights, conclusions and recommendations drawn from complex technical data.
Applicants must hold an Engineering / Technical Degree or be qualified through relevant work experience.
Good PC Skills are essential, able to use MS Excel to intermediate standard or higher.
Experience ideally gained working for a Gasoline, Natural Gas or Diesel Engine Manufacturer.
Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse work group.
Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts.
Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Primary Location United Kingdom-Staffordshire-Stafford
Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Req ID: 180003PU