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Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:13:01 PM
  • 2865257
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom; Leicester

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Role Summary:
Mechanical Manufacturing Engineers provide dedicated technical support to a nominated production line within the Groby manufacturing facility. Successful candidates should expect to work in a fast-paced, customer focused production environment, providing quick and effective solutions to daily production issues, support New Product Introductions, Custom Product Opportunities and Capability Development (NPIs, CPO’s & CD) and contribute to longer-term process improvements to drive productivity.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Own the manufacturing engineering activities for the pillar NPI and CPO projects including:
• Influence design to ensure new designs are optimized for manufacture, performance, yield and cost
• Lead PFMEA and Process Mapping activities to identify manufacturing risks and optimize build/test processes
• Design, procurement and validation of manufacturing, assembly and test tooling/fixtures
• Development of assembly processes and procedures
• Preparation and release of Work Instructions detailing critical assembly operations
• Creation of product routings within ERP system
• Support all aspects of pre-production and post-launch production through to project closure.


• HNC/HND or equivalent experience in mechanical or manufacturing engineering discipline.
• Understanding of Light Electromechanical Assembly.
• Knowledge of Design for Manufacturability, Lean Manufacturing techniques, Quality System, and SPC tools.
• Hands-on capability with good knowledge of manufacturing and calibration processes.
• Provide electro-mechanical support to production floor
• Ability to use CAD (AutoCAD or Pro/Engineer) to design fixtures and analyze product designs.
• Lead and be contributing member of cross functional teams
• Strong background in interpretation of Engineering drawings/specifications, and manufacturing process planning/evaluation.
• Strong Analytical & problem solving skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in technical writing and procedure development.
• Manage own performance against agreed goal and project objectives, accountable for quality, on time delivery and budget.

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:

Desired Characteristics:

• Experience of using SAP ERP
• Certified Six Sigma Green Belt
• Experience with pressure measurement technologies
• Support and/or Design experience with calibration and characterization systems
• Experience with setting up and maintaining welding processes

Locations: United Kingdom; Leicester
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