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Manufacturing Engineer

Salary:
£30,000 - 40,000 per year
Location:
Willingdon
Company:
Paxton Access

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At Paxton, we design and manufacture market leading IP access control, door entry and building intelligence systems for smart buildings.

With over 30 years of experience, we put our core values of simplicity, quality and honesty at the heart of everything we do. Our products harness the latest technology to provide powerful, yet easy to install and use solutions. We provide world class technical support and free training to ensure we consistently exceed our customers' expectations, supporting them and their businesses.

Based in Brighton, East Sussex, Paxton manufacture locally and export to over 60 countries worldwide. Our team is constantly expanding internationally, and we currently have over 300 employees located at 12 locations across the globe with offices in the UK, US, France, Germany, South Africa, UAE and Benelux.

Role Overview

Join our manufacturing team in our Eastbourne office where you will productionise NPI products into the manufacturing facility and own a product portfolio and all associated processes. You will also take a significant lead in the DFM (Design for Manufacture), Assembly & Test process for NPI (New Product Introduction), advising on both process capability and best practice.

What you’ll be doing

  • Ensure manufacturability is considered throughout the product design lifecycle and opportunities to reduce product and project cost are identified, reported, and realised wherever possible
  • Review manufacturing processes to achieve cost-reductions, quality improvements and efficiency recovery. Consideration to workflow, space requirements and equipment layout
  • Working closely with Quality Engineers to ensure quality standards are maintained throughout the product design and realisation life-cycle
  • Provide manufacturing decision making information by calculating production, labour and material costs and estimating future requirements. This will also include the preparation of product and process reports by collecting, analysing and summarising information and trends.

Requirements

  • Solid experience in a similar role with a good understanding of best industry practice
  • Natural ability to influence others at all levels
  • Knowledge of Component failure modes, Defect Analysis and ISO 9001
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Good NPI experience with electro-mechanical products
  • Quality Management Systems, Expert in NPI / DFM
  • HND in Electro-mechanical, Mechatronics or related engineering field or equivalent experience


How to Apply

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