The Advanced Manufacturing Engineering is keeping contact between sales, engineering and manufacturing to ensure cost effective production and optimal margins. The role will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager of the company’s Hungarian subsidiary in Kecskemét.
Your main tasks and responsibilities are:
Communicates between application engineering, sourcing, design engineering, manufacturing engineering and quality engineering to obtain reliable production against optimal cost
Give input to different NPD project teams about the manufacturability of new/modified products
Review and debug manufacturing quotations on completeness
Translating the customer specifications into manufacturing specifications
Make sourcing proposals or make/buy decisions based on manufacturing capability
Identify and make proposals for cost reduction in manufacturing and engineering related to NPD
Participate in the New Product Development engineering process to improve manufacturability. Assist Engineering with Design For Manufacturing and execute Design for Manufacturing plans
Utilize New Product Introduction phase-gate process to ensure that new programs and upgrades are implemented effectively
Ensure design changes are validated, risks are quantified, and cost impacts have been assessed prior to implementation
Provide technical guidance and solutions to optimize and drive improved product quality by identifying manufacturing issues, developing advanced manufacturing cost-effective solutions, and overseeing successful implementation into production
Support and execute the make and change of PFMEA’s, Control Plans for new/modified product developments
Relevant Master degree in Mechanical Engineering
At least 5 years of experience in a machining/manufacturing environment
Cross functional exposure is key: you are able to understand the relations between sales , engineering and operations from a financial perspective
Ability to work proactively and independently
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing would be a plus.
Strong Experience in CNC turning/milling
Knowledge of welding, broaching and assembly processes would be a strong advantage.
Advanced ability to read technical drawings and specifications
Excellent communication skills (writing, verbal and presentations): Must have fluency both in Hungarian and English. Dutch would be an advantage
Computer skills; Microsoft office, CAD, ProEngineer and ERP knowledge
Based in Netherlands (Wijchen), frequently travelling to our plant in Hungary