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Manufacturing Engineer - Production Support - Glasgow

Ref: 771 Date Posted: Monday 28 Nov 2022

Working within the Manufacturing Engineering team, the role will support our Production and Operations teams with any manufacturing, assembly or quality issues. You will deal with assembly problems, generators not performing to specification and quality issues. A key component of the role will be to improve quality, throughput and reliability of generator build.

The role will also involve:

  • Managing day to day engineering issues arising on the shop floor
  • Identifying improvements in manufacturing processes and managing projects to implement process improvements
  • Evaluating alternative material proposed for the inclusion in Peak Products
  • Generating and maintaining data in SAP system
  • Conducting time & motion studies of operations activities using established and approved methodologies
  • Providing support to other departments within Peak on product performance or processes
  • Maintaining of production documentation such as Work Instructions, test procedures and maintenance procedures
  • Implementing ECN changes or to correct inaccuracies through documentational reviews or from change requests

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer with creative engineering skills who is confident working with tools, including a working knowledge of pneumatic and electrical systems. You will possess an HNC/HND in Mechanical engineering, Production engineering or equivalent qualification. Alternatively, demonstrable and significant experience in a high-mix/low volume progressive production environment.

The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing techniques and value engineering, preferably a minimum of a yellow belt in LSS
  • Proven analytical problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of improvement techniques and production analysis
  • Keen attention to design and documentational details
  • Knowledge of time & 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 600 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 role will be challenging and fast-paced but rewarding and engaging.  On offer in return is a fantastic work life 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.



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