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Job Title: Production Engineer (Electrical) 12 Month fixed term
Reports To: Team Lead, Production Engineering
Group/Division: Specialty Diagnostics, APD
Career Band: Professional Band 5
Location: Runcorn, UK
Hours of Work: 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 1.00pm Friday

Position Summary: Provide electrical engineering, operational and Lean PPI support for new and existing products.

Specific Tasks
  • Provide electronic engineering expertise and fault finding within Operations for a range of products.
  • Provide ongoing support of Manufacturing Methods, Procedures, Training, Risk Assessments and Safety in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to validate production cells to meet ISO13485 and FDA requirements
  • Provide processes to ensure electrical health and safety, help create and maintain a safe environment for building, testing and faultfinding instruments and their assemblies.
  • Use PPI techniques to identify, support and lead improvement projects within manufacturing areas
  • Take a lead role in the introduction of Lean manufacturing, including 5S, workstations, test equipment & documentation design.
  • Ensure processes have efficient flow, a balanced process and identify ways to reduce TAKT Time.
  • Support and work with R&D to ensure the effective introduction of new projects to Manufacturing.
  • Design improvements, model them in CAD and prove on test instruments ready for cut-in by EPD.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant technology, production engineering best practice and health and safety requirements.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Formal Electrical/ Electronic Engineering qualifications
  • Degree in engineering preferred, or working towards
Essential Experience Required
  • Experienced Electrical Engineer supporting a manufacturing environment
  • Ideally experience in supporting an electrical/ mechanical hand assembly operation
  • Experience of supporting and leading Lean manufacturing projects
  • Ability in project management, report writing & presenting
  • Strong analytical skills including data gathering, manipulation and conclusion drawing
  • Understands quality systems and knowledge of manufacturing techniques, including lean manufacturing, just in time etc
  • Ideally experience of ISO9001/ISO13485 or similar regulated environments
  • A working knowledge of IQ OQ PQ and cell validation
Desirable Experience
  • Demonstrated ability in CAD
  • Managed transfer of new products from design into production
Hiring Criteria:
  • Strong technical, analytical and organisational skills.
  • Track record of facilitating lean projects
  • Can-do, results driven, positive behaviors
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Professional verbal and communication skills.
  • Ability to use CAD preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications required.

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