Layout Engineer

Layout Engineer

Job Title: Layout Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH6946_1572355921
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 29, 2019 13:32

Job Description

Layout Engineer

Liverpool - Automtove


A global supplier of exterior products and systems operating as a Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer/supplier is currently looking to appoint an Layout Engineer. Reporting into the Engineering Manager, the position carries the following responsibilities

Main duties & responsibilites:

  • Ensure the existing and future layout and material flow of the division reflects operational excellence principles and best practices
  • Ensure all safety procedures, methods, equipment and practices are adhered to
  • Provide manufacturing with layout proposals to implement new products and processes into production.
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Investigate new manufacturing processes and equipment and prepare capital requests with justification
  • Identify and implement cost reduction projects through layout and material flow improvement.
  • Keep documentation up to date on the existing layout and document the layout development for future layouts.
  • Ensure the layout development process is in line with company principles and best practices.
  • Take part or facilitate the Lean Workshops and methodologies and / or Six Sigma activities.
  • Support, cost estimate and document all engineering changes.
  • Any additional responsibility deemed necessary by management.

Employment Prerequistes:

  • Knowledge of standard lean manufacturing tools
  • Expereince of VSM
  • Experience with automotive logistics and JIS processes
  • Understand the Kaizen mythology to execute CI projects

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

Get similar jobs like these by email

By submitting your details you agree to our T&C's