+44 (0) 1580 891521

Location: Staplehurst, Kent

Salary: £35K – 42K, DOE

Hours: 40hrs, Monday to Friday

Contract: Full time, Permanent

About Us: 

Due to continued growth and expansion, Magnetic Shields are currently recruiting for an Manufacturing / Process Engineer to join their team. With our new factory unit due to be completed in late 2021 we have several new role openings throughout the company 

Established for over 50 years, we are leading specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke magnetic shielding solutions and magnetically shielded rooms. We have an expanding customer base throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia that includes blue-chip companies in the quantum technology, electronics, aerospace, automotive, medical and pharmaceutical sectors 

With a full manufacturing facility in Staplehurst, Kent fully equipped with the latest technology we are able to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All of our manufacturing processes, including heat treatment, are integrated in our production plant

As Manufacturing/ Process Engineer you will support our Production team by optimizing the manufacturing processes within the business. This will include advising on new machinery, equipment, tooling & work-flow layouts. Working with the Workshop Manager to implement improvements, being involved in the NPI Team and assisting production in adherence to the ISO 9001 systems in respect to any production documentation


About the Role/ Duties – Manufacturing/ Process Engineer: 

  • Assist production with technical assistance and problem-solving solutions
  • Sourcing and justifying new machinery, aiding in the implementation into production and then monitoring the output
  • Review & improve production processes using Lean manufacturing & continuous improvement methods
  • Working closely with all departments to push through improvement projects
  • Liaising with the Engineering/ Design departments & Workshop Manager, reviewing new products before they are released into production, ensuring any associated tooling/ equipment is implemented
  • Working with the Sales department to produce accurate production routings & aid the Quality department with the creation of manufacturing documentation

Essential Skills/Experience: 

  • Engineering degree, with experience within a minimum of 3 years’ experience or an experienced/ time served engineer within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in introducing new processes & products
  • Excellent communication skills required between staff & management levels
  • Pro-active hands-on problem solver
  • Good project management skills, organising and planning proficient
  • IT proficient, must be experienced in Excel, Word, in the use of MRP systems
  • Experience of creating manufacturing documentation, such as SOP’s

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in sheet metal or deep drawing processes
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement & Lean manufacturing methods
  • Experience of low-mid volume batch manufacturing
  • Experience in sourcing & justifying capital equipment
  • Experience in troubleshooting technical process issues relating to internal/ external quality concerns
  • Experience of working within an ISO9001 quality system, 5S or Six Sigma

Headcorn Road  |  Staplehurst  |  Tonbridge  |  Kent  |  TN12 0DS  |  UK

Tel : +44 (0) 1580 891521  Fax : +44 (0) 1580 893345

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