Jaco Schmal, Manufacturing Engineering Manager:
“Our Manufacturing Engineering team has an important role in fulfilling our mission: creating capable and Lean World Class production processes according our safety and quality standards – at the right cost. Therefore we need strong professionals in our team! ’’
The Manufacturing Engineer is the link between Product Engineering and the Production department. Responsibility is sustaining and improving existing equipment/processes but also the industrialization of new projects.
In this role you will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.
Your main tasks and responsibilities are:
- Secure the manufacturability of new products in collaboration with our Product Engineering department in NPD project teams
- Functional specification, procurement and commissioning of new manufacturing equipment/ processes, including capital cost justification and related documentation.
- Leading development and continuous improvement of our manufacturing equipment and -processes together with external partners.
- Work collaboratively with team members of the LEAD (Lean Enterprise Across Disciplines) teams in order to improve safety, quality and productivity according our internal- and quality demands (ISO/TS 16949 / IATF)
- Maintain presence on the shop floor and provide hands on trouble shooting of manufacturing equipment/processes to drive root cause analyses and corrective actions. Drive Lean Six Sigma thinking
What do we expect from you?
- Bachelor/ Master degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or equivalent
- Minimum 2 years relevant working experience in a production area
- Knowledge of and experience with Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma is a plus
- Preferably experience with Automotive or related businesses
- Verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English
- Leadership / Project Management abilities
- Ability to manage multiple tasks
Are you interested?
Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.