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Manufacturing Engineer - Glasgow

Ref: 263 Date Posted: Thursday 22 Mar 2018
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Due to continued growth, we are recruiting for a talented Manufacturing Engineer to join our Engineering Group here at Peak Headquarters in Inchinnan. Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Leadership Team, your primary focus will be to manage daily engineering issues arising from the shop floor, new product introduction and provide technical support to maintain the smooth running of production. 

The role will also involve:

  • identifying opportunities for improvement both in product and manufacturing processes

  • supporting new products from design and development into production

  • supporting automated assembly processes ensuring maximum availability

  • monitoring the throughput of finished product in the test area to ensure compliance

  • maintaining systems to ensure compliance with ISO and CSA standards.

  • resolving production issues as well as fault finding on generators not meeting specification in the Test room.

  • supporting new product introduction by creating production and test documentation in order for technicians to build and test product

  • maintaining production and test documentation to accommodate changes in product or processes

  • supporting other functions, for example service and procurement, with respect to product or component issues as well as evaluating alternative components/materials to ensure production is not adversely impacted by changes.

We are looking for experienced Manufacturing / Process Engineers with a proven track record in a fast paced manufacturing environment. An understanding of material and assembly processes is essential and you will possess an HND or degree in an Engineering discipline such as Mechatronics, Engineering Systems, Mechanical or Production Engineering.

The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • proven experience within an engineering background, a robust understanding materials and assembly processes, with a hands-on approach to resolving and engineering solutions to problems.
  • experiencing in managing several projects to meet departmental goals.
  • experience of liaising with personnel from different departments/functions to meet their requirements with regards to service/information requests.
  • robust IT skills, experience of using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and in house systems if possible.
  • knowledge of gas generation using either Carbon Molecular Sieve (PSA), or Membrane technology, would be a benefit but is not essential.

Peak Scientific is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of 450 staff across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses; a status recognised recently with the accolade of being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queens Awards for Enterprise in 2016, one of which was for our service offering. Over the last five years the company has enjoyed impressive annual growth between 25 and 30%, overall and 60% growth across the service division, selling 90% of our gas generator products overseas to over 126 countries. Individuals who fit our culture and values will have a high degree of professionalism but appreciate our non- corporate feel in a fun atmosphere.

There is a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to develop within a rapidly expanding technology manufacturing business, in a very energised and challenging environment. If you can see yourself in our global business, please click the Apply button.


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