Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineer -Japanese Speaking

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic, Japanese speaking, Manufacturing Engineer / Mechanical Engineer to join product development company based in Cambridgeshire focussed on high-tech laboratory equipment, scientific instrumentation and complex electro-mechanical systems. The Manufacturing Engineer will have a mechanical engineering background, knowledge of manufacturing engineering principals – including production processes, product release and continuous improvement. As the Manufacturing / Mechanical Engineer, you will provide technical support to sales & marketing in addition to the manufacturing teams both in the UK and in Japan. This will include managing non-conformance and engineering change processes, creating build instructions, acceptance tests, product regulatory requirements and supporting design reviews. Occasional travel overseas may be required, and it is essential that applicants have a reasonable degree of spoken Japanese language skills.
Manufacturing Engineer requirements
• Previous Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering experience
• Ability to speak Japanese (essential)
• Good understanding of manufacturing processes, knowledge, and application experience of lean manufacturing methods
• Experience of product release, build and test instructions
• A good degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
• Experience using 3D CAD systems (preferably Solidworks or Creo)
• Experience using MRP/ERP software
• Problem solving skills using root cause analysis, DMAIC etc.

Desirable
• Experience of Product Data Management systems (PDM, PLM)
• Experience of working with low volume electro-mechanical assemblies
• Hands on ability to modify and manufacture parts using workshop tools

Vacancy location: Cambridgeshire ( commutable from Cambridge, Royston, Newmarket, Huntingdon, Bishops Stortford, Stevenage, etc)

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 12035
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000
  • Consultant Name: Aksana Walford
  •   Cambridgeshire
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