Manufacturing Engineer – CI / Lean Manufacturing. Dental Lab Products Ref: 15895

£30,000 - £40,000 plus benefits

Are you an experienced Manufacturing Engineer who can lead change, introducing new methods to a skilled traditional team?
Can you capture the knowledge from an artisan process and adapt a digital workflow to update it?
Do you have experience in lean manufacturing and the ability to deliver continuous process improvements?

If so, we need to talk.

Role Info:
Manufacturing Engineer
Hillington, Glasgow
£30,000 – £40,000 plus benefits
Free onsite parking
Product / Service: Manufacturer or dental products for dental practises
Skills: Manufacturing engineering, fabrication methods & tool design. Lean / CI

Who we are:

Founded in 2003, we are a leading manufacturer of dental products in the UK. We manufacture and customise a complete range of dental appliances to a consistently high standard in our state of the art facility.

We offer full service capabilities, servicing dental practices and other dental laboratories throughout the UK. We cover all of our customers' needs under one roof, and with a growing team of highly skilled technicians we offer flexible and responsive support for practices of all sizes.
We utilise the latest in CAD/CAM dental milling technology to deliver the best quality products faster than ever before and continue to invest in our business to provide an unrivalled service.

The Manufacturing Engineer Opportunity:

Our mission is to transition from traditional dental techniques to modern manufacturing techniques. We have a number of product groups, but each dental product is uniquely designed and manufactured to suit each patient, so no two products are the same. With the growth of additive manufacturing technology combined with the digital scanning development we can now streamline this workflow.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer with the ability to help us make this transition.

Key Duties Include:

+ Evaluating quality and control processes and making recommendations on improvements
+ Studying production and machine requirements, methods, schedules , downtime, waste management.
+ Developing and testing effective automated and manual systems
+ Designing and installing equipment
+ Organising and managing manufacturing workflows and resources
+ Optimising facility layouts, production lines, machine operations and network performance
+ Resolving issues and delays in production
+ Finding ways to reduce costs and maximise quality
+ Training staff in new and existing processes
+ Collaborating with other engineers, contractors and suppliers
+ Ensuring that manufacturing procedures follow safety and environmental regulations
+ Upgrading systems and processes with new technology

About You:

+ Previous experience as a manufacturing engineer or similar role
+ Knowledge of manufacturing processes, fabrication methods and tool design
+ Project management skills
+ Problem-solving ability
+ Teamwork skills
+ A degree in Engineering; a postgraduate degree is a plus
+ Familiar with manufacturing equipment and quality assurance techniques
+ Committed to health and safety standards and environmental regulations
+ Well-versed in relevant software (e.g. CAD, MS Office)
+ Able occasionally to work late shifts
+ Degree in Engineering; post-graduate degree is a plus

Your Personal Attributes will include:

+ Decision making
+ Excellent planning and organising skills
+ Excellent communication skills
+ Strong problem-solving skills
+ Attention to detail
+ The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
+ The ability to motivate and engage others
+ Teamwork and collaboration
+ Initiative, enthusiasm and a desire to succeed

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Leadership Team.

Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Quality Engineer, Operations Engineer, Production Engineer, Manufacturing Manager, Production Lead, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Shift Leader, Manufacturing Production Manager, Front Line Manager, Manufacturing Supervisor.

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