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Production Engineer


Job Description:

Job Title: Production Engineer



County Durham


The Company: 

Our client is a bespoke manufacturer looking to recruit a new Production Engineer due to growth in the business.

This is a new position reporting to the Production Manager with responsibility to improve the manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate will have a background in manufacturing or production engineering with prior experience of implementing change and improving processes.


Salary of a Production Engineer

Up to £35,000


Job Description of a Production Engineer

As the Production Engineer, you will be responsible for;

  • Set optimum process conditions to include, improvement of cycle times, reduce set up times, maintain and improve safe working condition practices.
  • Liaise with Engineering and Production departments to implement improvements.
  • Document optimum process conditions and procedures.
  • Train operators to new standard.
  • Evaluate O.E.E and lead improvement activity.


Skills & experience of a Production Engineer

  • Educated to minimum HNC level.
  • Experience of working in a similar Manufacturing/Production Engineer role.
  • Improvement tools experience such as 5s, OEE, kaizen, standardised work etc.


Why Should You Apply?

  • Opportunity to work for a growing business in an autonomous role with future growth.


Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 

  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Quality - Engineering, Management
  • Design - Engineer, Management
  • Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
  • Production / Process Engineering
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Project Engineering, Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • HR & Finance 
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    HND/HNC or equivalent

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