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Lead Manufacturing Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/28/2017 5:48:52 AM
  • 2977764
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cardiff


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Role Summary:
The primary responsibility of this role is to lead the Process Engineering & Manufacturing System Teams.

Essential Responsibilities:
The position implements actions to promote and improve compliance and to standardize and simplify processes.
• Provide technical manufacturing support to production through process and product knowledge.
• To utilise knowledge of manufacturing systems with a broad-based engineering expertise to introduce new products and custom/contract opportunities into the manufacturing line.
• Drive improvement projects from manufacturing data, working as a team with Production Management, Quality and Maintenance to continually improve processes.
• To successfully plan, execute and deliver (including coordination and activity leadership of teams) several concurrent projects to agreed scope, and with necessary speed and urgency, whilst continuously monitoring changing priorities.
• Aim to employ applicable technology changes/advances and best practises within the manufacturing processes.
• To cost potential new products (both NPI and Custom and Contract opportunities) so as to provide highly accurate SPC that will form a key basis of go/no go project decisions
• To liaise directly with customers external to GE on technical issues they are encountering
• To provide technical input into customer complaints and queries involving written answers, verbal and face-to-face communication and, if necessary, devising experiments to help resolve the customer issue
• Functional leadership of the team, including recruitment, team/talent development, skill set improvement, and mentoring.
• Defining and enforcing of Change Procedures and document revision control.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Experience managing an Engineering team.
• Proven track record of Process Improvement, cost reduction and problem solving through a team.
• Effective management and resolution of fulfillment and customer problems.
• Strong knowledge in BOM’s, Product Routings and Costings.
• MRP systems and Manufacturing Documentation.
• Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean Implementation.
• Management of Capital Projects and implementation of new technologies.
• Strong working Knowledge of, machine design and operation, machine capability and analysis, problem solving methods and digital data collection.
• Working knowledge of computer programming & PLC’s and Robotics.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

Desired Characteristics:
• Excellent administrative and interpersonal skills, with ability and confidence to effectively interface with senior management and high profile clients.
• Extremely well organized, with attention to detail, yet able to multi-task in an environment of changing priorities.
• Able to grasp concepts and think/learn quickly.
• Professional approach, good judgment, creative problem-solver. Possessing the personal drive and commitment to implement innovative solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of Clean room manufacturing, Filtration devices, Healthcare/Medical devices and Manufacturing document databases.
• Six Sigma Black Belt and Formal Lean Training.

Locations: United Kingdom; Cardiff

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