WS/2517 - Production/Manufacturing Engineer - Manufacturing Start-up

Job ID

2517

Discipline/Category:

Position

Production/Manufacturing Engineer - Manufacturing Start-up

Type

Permanent

Remuneration

This is a small start-up Company and a Competitive Base Salary plus benefits is on offer dependent on skills and experience.

Location

UK, East Sussex

Open To

EU Nationals or UK work permit holders

Start Date

ASAP

 
Overview
AA manufacturing start-up seeks a Production/Manufacturing Engineer to help ramp up their production from their current small-scale production capabilities. You will design and implement volume productions solutions and take responsibility for managing the procurement, installation and commissioning of volume production equipment. Applicants are invited with a strong Production/Manufacturing background within the automotive, consumer electronic, automation, spray-processing sectors or any related volume business. Training regarding the specific products will be provided – the key is the ability to implement and manage volume production. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to influence the growth of an exciting new start up.

The Company started 10 years ago and was set up by scientists from a well-known university institute that specialises in the manufacture of plasma thin film deposition tools. The ultimate goal of the company is to develop systems that allow for the commercialisation of nanomaterials produced at low temperature. These materials are produced for the Aerospace and Defence, Aesthetics, Consumer Goods, Membrane filtration and Semiconductor sectors.

With 9 people currently employed, the Company is rapidly growing and successfully launched their latest product (a high-emissivity “super-black” coating) and are now looking at establishing production capability for this.




 
Responsibilities
Responsibilities: This role encompasses many functions including:
  • Become competent in the Company’s business matters, work flows and practices.
  • Establish volume production facilities and process for the Company’s spray coatings.
  • Design and implement high volume Production Processes and Systems for spray coatings and their subsequent vacuum post-processing
  • Set-up new facilities capable of handling anticipated volumes, with appropriate logistical controls
  • Develop handling and automation solutions appropriate to anticipated volumes.
  • Manage procurement, installation and commissioning of volume production equipment
 
Preferences
Preferences: The successful candidate will have:
  • A degree in Physical Sciences or equivalent desired.
  • Strong background in Production/Manufacturing Engineering essential.
  • The ability and expertise to ramp up production essential.
  • Experience within the automotive, consumer electronic, automation, spray-processing sectors or any related volume business essential.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of handling and automation for spray-type processes desired – all training provided.
  • Design of bespoke jigging and fixtures desired.
  • Project management/delivery experience essential.
  • ATEX experience desired.
  • IT literate – a proficient user of Microsoft Office applications essential.
  • Self-driven with strong time-management skills, the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment essential.
  • Entrepreneurial – ambition to help grow a facility and company.
  • Excellent verbal communications skills essential, with the ability to listen and discuss matters in a clear and articulate manner.
  • Strong problem solving ability.
  • Strong organisation skills and a methodical approach to all work essential.
  • Proactive and flexible with the ability to work independently to achieve goals
 
Other Information
Package: This is a small start-up Company and a Competitive Base Salary plus benefits is on offer dependent on skills and experience.

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2) Please make sure you upload your CV and submit a Cover Letter. Your Cover Letter in support of your application, should outline a) why you feel you may be particularly suited to this position (i.e. relevant skills/experience and education) b) your availability and c) your salary expectations.
 
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