For the MBA team in Schunk Xycarb Technology, we are looking for 

Manufacturing Engineer

The Manufacturing Engineer enables improvements and resolves issues related to the production process for each new, modified or recurring product. You provide production support and enable an efficient and effective production flow in the factory.  
Are you ready enable the needed improvements? Please, apply here! 
  • working time: full-time
  • type of employment: unlimited
  • job location: Helmond - NL

What are your main responsibilities?

As a Manufacturing Engineer you are going to investigate the production and process issues. You provide technical support to maintain and enhance the speed of the production flow. You will review (in)efficiencies and eliminate waste within the manufacturing process. This is all to deliver high quality products to the clear defined standards. Other tasks your have are:
  • Advise on potential rework of out-of-spec products, taking cost and customer interest into account;
  • Perform activities to prevent avoidable costs and/or minimise production costs;
  • Assist in reducing variability in manufacturing by providing standard work methods and work instructions;
  • Support product owners on product manufacturability, on analyzing recurring problems, identify root causes and advise on how to solve those;
  • Initiate and organize actions to improve (production) processes, especially in cases of quality problems, rejects etc.;
  • Provide manufacturing support in case of equipment problems;
  • Leading productivity improvements with project based activities to reduce waste, improve quality & safety and reduce operating costs.

What are your skills? 

The Manufacturing Engineer will work closely with different departments to achieve his goals. So cooperation will be very important in this role. The right candidate for this position will have:
  • At least Bachelor degree in Manufacturing, production or Mechanical Engineering or has an equivalent of minimum 8 years of experience;
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in CNC machining manufacturing environment;
  • A proficient in understanding technical drawings/models of products and fixturing;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and logical approach;
  • To be able to discuss complex engineering ideas in simpler, easy-to-understand language;
  • A good command of the English language (written and spoken) (Dutch is not mandatory but appreciated).
And, last but not least, to live up to the core competencies of Schunk Xycarb Technology: Innovation, Collaboration, and Customer Focus. 

What Schunk Xycarb Technology offers you: 

  • A high-tech working environment within an ambitious and growing company in the global semiconductor market;
  • An informal culture with employees with more than 25 nationalities;
  • A challenging position with plenty of development opportunities, in which you are stimulated in your professional and personal development;
  • An attractive remuneration package consisting of a good salary, bonus system, and secondary benefits (e.g., 27 days of holidays, 13 ADV days)
  • Out-of-the-office activities (e.g., Sinterklaas for children, annual BBQ, divers sporting activities).

The Schunk Group is a global technology company with around 9.000 employees in 26 countries. The company is a leading supplier of products made of high-tech materials – such as carbon, technical ceramics and sintered metal – as well as machines and systems – from environmental simulation and air conditioning to ultrasonic welding and optical machines.