Job Description Job title:
Production Engineer – Machining
Manufacturing & Production Engineering Manager
To provide day to day production engineering support to the Alcon production system to deliver finished product to the required Quality, Cost & Delivery.
Creating production CNC programs & proving out Support the Manufacturing & Production Engineering Manager in delivering smooth & effective support to the manufacturing business Specifying designs for fixtures & tooling for in house or subcontract manufacture Promotes a “Visual Management” method of communication with the Team and others Communicates by “exception” risk and/or concerns in time to allow recovery action planning Deals with constraints or secures support/assistance of the Manu. & Prod. Engineer Manager. Identify ways to reduce costs Identifying project costs and agreeing control limits with Manufacturing & Production Engineering Manager Work closely and be proactive with Design Engineers in order to optimise designs for machining (DFM) Analysis of and solutions to problems relating to the machining process (eg, identifying weaknesses in these processes and initiating the appropriate actions) Generating process documentation and maintaining it (PFMEA, Control Plans, Flow Charts & Process docs e.g. Layout etc) Train and organise production staff during process hand over to production Support project meetings in order to convey and ensure the adherence of DFM as applies to the manufacturing facility Participates and supports continuous improvement teams and other working groups Understands, fully complies and supports the Quality, Health Safety & Environmental Management Systems (TS16949, ISO 9001 & ISO 14001) Ensure clear identification of scrap, reject & sample materials and actively participates in the CAR procedure
Experience of working with CAD & CAM packages. Ideally Solidworks / SolidCam / EdgeCAM / HyperMILL Ideally degree qualified with a minimum of 5 years post graduate Manufacturing/production Engineering experience, gained within a low to medium volume high quality CNC machining environment. Have a background in jig & fixture design, including build & prove out. Ability to produce CNC programs and then prove them off including initial inspection of the manufactured components. Experience of CNC machining of complex surfaces on lathes including sub spindle and live tooling, VMC’s, HMC’s and ideally 5-axis machines Able to work with IT systems and possess a good level of PC literacy. To apply for this position, please send your CV and salary expectations to [email protected]