Manufacturing Engineer

Would you like to be part of building a brand new industry? We are looking for a talented Manufacturing Engineer (ME) to help drive the R&D efforts of our rapidly growing technology business.

Overview of the role

The ME will ensure that our internal manufacturing processes and those of our suppliers produce high quality robots and ancillary equipment.

The ME will also ensure that manufacturing is conducted repeatably using lean Standardised Work principles, with an emphasis on safe, quality and productive work.

The ME will develop and operate processes for the assembly and testing of subsystems and fully working robots and other ancillary equipment.

The ME will work with R&D to influence the simplicity of manufacture of our robots and translate designs into well designed work that achieves its design intent.

Where required, the ME will work with field operations, R&D, suppliers and outsource partners to resolve quality problems and improve their processes to meet quality and delivery requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support and participate in our manufacturing activities to understand the robot and its testing.
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the manufacture of existing and new released designs.
  • Ensure SOPs get adopted as the current best way of performing our work via our skills matrix.
  • Drive New Product Introduction and manage change through our Engineering Change (ECN) process.
  • Design and develop tools and equipment in support of our lean manufacturing methods.

Desirable Characteristics

  • Attention to detail, and able to identify which further requisite detail.
  • Disciplined, thrives in cadenced environments, has a sense of urgency.
  • Sets and works towards sensible milestones.
  • Likes simple solutions.
  • Follows the scientific method and is data driven in problem solving.
  • Able to draw the correct balance between following process and knowing when to intervene/escalate problems.
  • Personable, emotionally intelligent, confident talking to suppliers, multidisciplinary design authorities (hardware, electronics, software).
  • Adaptable to evolving priorities.

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your C.V. and covering letter to recruitment@dogtoothtech.com

Graduate Manufacturing Engineer (ME) (ROLE NOW FILLED)

Would you like to be part of building a brand-new industry? Would you like the opportunity to evidence and learn new skills in operations and robotics? If so then please apply. We welcome a diverse pool of candidates and do not discriminate against race, gender or ability.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support and participate in our manufacturing activities to understand the robot and its testing
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the manufacture of existing and new released designs
  • Ensure this is the adopted current best way of performing our work
  • Implementation of Standardised Work based on standard work sequences and cycle times
  • Continuously improve our processes
  • Working with Purchasing on the implementation of new designs and procurement of new parts
  • Working with the manufacturing director and other stakeholders to create efficient processes to support direct manufacturing. E.g. calibration and measurement, Production, Parts Approval Processes (PPAP) etc.

Desirable Characteristics

  • Attention to detail, and ability to identify which details need to be added
  • Disciplined, thrives in cadenced environments, has a sense of urgency
  • Sets and works towards sensible milestones
  • Likes simple solutions
  • Follows the scientific method and is data-driven in problem-solving
  • Able to draw the correct balance between following the process and knowing when tointervene/escalate problems
  • Personable, emotionally intelligent, confident talking to suppliers, design authorities

If you would like to apply then please get in touch with lisa@dogtoothtech.com

We Are Hiring!

Dogtooth is building a dream team with expertise in engineering, operational, and administrative roles. On this page you can find a descriptions of several open positions. But we are always interested in talking to talented individuals – if you’re one of them, get in touch and we’ll work out where you can add value.

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Millside, The Moor, Melbourn, SG8 6ED