Working within the Manufacturing Engineering team, the role will be focused on process improvement activity with a view to improving throughput, efficiency and reducing waste within all manufacturing processes. The job will involve developing, defining, and handing over processes to relevant stakeholders within Peak to facilitate smooth manufacture and reduction in waste. The role will involve introduction and use of Lean methodologies to improve manufacturing processes and enable a more efficient production environment.
The role will also involve:
Developing and improving processes to reduce waste and facilitate growth
Monitoring processes to ensure that they are operating effectively and may be achieved by introducing KPIs for the relevant process
Working on projects to support improvements to production areas
Developing shop floor layouts that will enable Peak to grow within the available floorspace
Conducting time and motion studies of operations activities using established and approved methodologies
Identifying improvements in manufacturing processes and managing projects to implement process improvements
Maintaining production documentation such as Work Instructions, test procedures & maintenance procedures
We are looking for an Engineer with creative and innovative engineering skills and ideally a k nowledge of Lean manufacturing techniques and value engineering, preferably a minimum of a yellow belt in LSS. You will possess an HNC/HND in Mechanical engineering, Production engineering or equivalent qualification with demonstrable experience in a similar role.
The ideal candidate will also possess:
Good communication skills, both verbally and written
Proven analytical problem-solving skills
Knowledge of improvement techniques and production analysis
Knowledge of time and motion measurement techniques
PC literacy with experience of MS Office tools and computerised production control systems
A working understanding of ISO 9001 quality management system principles
Our values are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, and while our approach and atmosphere within the business is fun, friendly and informal, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. These company values are what inform and protect our unique culture, which in turn shapes our brand and differentiates us in the eyes of our partners around the world. At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.
Established over 20 years, Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high-performance gas generators for analytical laboratories, with direct operations in every continent around the world. This success is a result of a continual focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and in directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 550 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of that, as we move into the next phase of growth, consolidation and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity, both in the UK and internationally .
Now is a great time to join us! This Manufacturing Engineer – Process Development role will be challenging and fast-paced but rewarding and engaging. On offer in return is a fantastic work life and fun balance, a great work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business. If you like the sound of our brand and culture, please click APPLY!
Peak Scientific is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their religion and beliefs, race, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability or any other protected classification.