Process Improvement Engineer

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Renishaw”s Manufacturing Services Division is seeking a Senior Process Improvement Engineer. This role will be responsible for the delivery of innovative, efficient, and capable process engineering projects within a high variety, high complexity, and challenging precision optical / electro-mechanical assembly environment. Note that new or recent engineering, physics, and maths graduate applications will be considered. Responsibilities Proactive process development and technical support of optical-mechanical products (process robustness, product cost reduction, cost of quality reduction, process control enhancement, efficiency improvement and process modelling, waste reduction, and process deskilling)The investigation of process problems and root-cause analysis, with the implementation of robust corrective action within challenging deadlinesContinuous improvement activities within the supported areas using fact-based metricsAnalysis of process performance data to justify improvement actionsDesign of assembly processes and product interaction equipment (including tooling, jigs, fixtures)The processing and evaluation of design changesThe justification, specification and implementation of new process equipmentRegular interaction with the product divisions and the support services within the manufacturing services division.Key requirements  The minimum of a degree level of education (2:1 or above) in a relevant technical discipline (manufacturing systems, mechanical engineering, or physics)A high level of PC literacy. Desirable requirementsSuccess in the management and delivery of technically challenging engineering activitiesSuccessful application of structured problem solving and statistical analysis techniques (e.g. Six Sigma)Awareness of lean manufacturing tools and techniques and an understanding of production metrics (productivity, efficiency, waste)Mechanical design awareness using 3D modelling packagesUnderstanding of metrology, measurement techniques and calibration.Opportunities for career development and trainingThe opportunity to progress through the grade structure based on performance and increasing skills & knowledge Person Specification Happy to work on team-based activities as well as demonstrate autonomyGood activity priority managementAbility to spot potential areas for improvement irrelevant of current tasksHands on practical abilityMaintain a positive can-do attitudeAbility to multi-task and thrive in a high-pressure environmentStrong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.Benefits When you join Renishaw, we”re committing to your future career. That”s because we believe in developing our people”s skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that”s highly desirable, including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.