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Manufacturing Engineer

(Job Ref: ME0719)

Leckey work closely with therapists, parents, carers and our business partners around the world to research, develop and supply innovative postural support and therapy equipment that improves the lives of children and adults with disabilities. We are committed to our vision to be the fastest growing company in our industry sectors with brands recognised for integrity, innovation, quality, service and value. We are the UK and Ireland market leader in our field and export our products worldwide through our international distribution partners.

Based in Lisburn we are a growing business employing over 185 people based in the UK, Ireland and Germany and sell directly to Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists and other healthcare professionals. This is a great opportunity for the right person who can demonstrate they share our values and have the necessary skills, knowledge, experience, commitment and attitude to succeed in this important role.

The purpose of the role is to support the Senior Manufacturing Engineer in new product realisation programmes and to provide technical support to production & purchasing to maintain and improve quality and efficiency.

Responsibilities:

• To carry out all engineering duties to ensure the successful implementation of new products into production – including all technical outputs, drawings, work instructions, BOMs & costings as well as production jigs and fixtures • To provide technical support to production in the maintenance and improvement of quality and production efficiency • To provide technical support to production in the implementation and set-up of new machinery / technologies. • To provide technical support to purchasing in the sourcing and development of sub-contract manufacturers. • To ensure that all technical files are maintained in line with CE & Medical Device regulatory requirements & ISO 13485 • To provide support to the design team during R&D phases of new product realisation. • To carry out product testing prior to market launch to ensure all safety and quality requirements are met

Essential Criteria:

• Minimum of 3rd level qualification in manufacturing or mechanical engineering • At least 5 years’ experience in manufacturing engineering department with specific experience in product realisation and manufacturing techniques • A thorough understanding and demonstrable experience of manufacturing process including plastics, aluminium and metal fabrication processes • Thorough understanding and demonstrable experience of outsourcing of manufacturing processes and associated control of both cost and quality • Highly organised, meticulous planning skills and detail conscious • Demonstrable working experience of 3D CAD modelling • Demonstrable working experience of CADCAM software • Demonstrable working knowledge of MRP / ERP systems • Demonstrable working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques • Good knowledge of Microsoft office products especially Excel, Word & PowerPoint • Full drivers’ licence

Desirable Criteria

• 2:1 Degree in manufacturing or mechanical engineering • Working knowledge of Solidworks • Working knowledge of Alphacam • Demonstrable working knowledge of Sage 1000 • Working knowledge of Panasonic Robot welding equipment • Working knowledge of laser cutting equipment, both sheet and tube • Working knowledge of tube bending equipment

If you believe you have the necessary qualities to join this growing team please submit your CV (including details of your current remuneration), with a covering letter to Emma Hanley, HR Lead, James Leckey Design Ltd, 19c Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, BT28 2SA or email recruitment@leckey.com. Closing date for applications will be 5.00pm on Friday 26th July 2019.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Available in 20+ countries

We work closely with over 20+ global partners who distribute the Leckey family of products throughout the world.

To get in touch or to become a Leckey distributor, please email hello@leckey.com or call us on (+44) 28 9260 0750.

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