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Manufacturing Engineer

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United Kingdom

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Primary Duties & Responsibilities

· Monitor and report on key operations metrics including machine availability, MTTR, MTBF, Performance, and Efficiency.

· Lead Kaizen projects of manufacturing processes and generate continuous improvement proposals to increase safety, gain throughput and efficiency, and reduce risks to product quality

· Participates in Quality improvement activities by taking the lead as the Production team representative in root cause analysis and executing to subsequent corrective actions

· Provides technical studies to Production Management

· Participates in production floor layout planning

· Lead teams and work collaboratively with cross functional team members (Process Engineering, Production Supervisors, Manufacturing Technicians, IT, Equipment Maintenance)


· Demonstrated ability to apply Lean Manufacturing methods to a variety of manufacturing problems

· Detailed knowledge of constraint management theories and practical techniques

· Strong problem-solving skills; data-driven

· Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint), MES systems (e.g. CAMSTAR), PDM systems (e.g. Agile)

· Proficient with a statistical software package (eg. JMP)

· Experience with AutoCAD or SolidWorks

· Self-starter with the ability to independently track and manage multiple projects and deadlines concurrently

· Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Education & Experience

· BS Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering

· 3-5 years’ experience working in the semiconductor industry, or 1-2 years’ experience with a MS degree

· Lean Certification from SME preferred

Safety Requirements

All employees are required to follow the site EHS procedures and II-VI Corporate EHS standards.