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PRODUCTION ENGINEER

Benefits for Production Engineer – Bonus, Early finish Friday, 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, Good pension , Life Assurance, Income Protection

 Are you looking for the opportunity to work for a leading manufacturer of niche, technically complex electro-mechanical products in a key new Production Engineering role?  The company have a global presence and are currently working on a number of next generation projects which means your role will be varied and often project focused.

As such, they are looking to appoint a Production Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer to undertake a key role supporting New Product Introduction acting as the interface between design and the shop floor for new product development projects.

As Production Engineer you will also deliver robust production engineering standards and look to support the Production  Engineering Manager to grow the lean environment on the shop floor. 

As Production Engineer, key accountabilities will include: 

New Product Introduction (NPI) / Design for Manufacture (DFM) - Working as part of the Product Development team, acting as the link between development and the shop floor and ensuring all new products are designed for manufacture.

Supporting with initial prototype builds and identification of any equipment or tooling / fixturing requirements for the build.

Lean / Continuous Improvement – assist with identifying and then implementing improvement tools such as 7 Wastes, Visual Management, single piece flow, 5S or similar

Identifying and look at way standardise work, improving work instructions/ SOP’s and ensuring they reflect current builds

To succeed in this varied and interesting Project based Production Engineering role you will ideally  be apprentice trained / HNC/D + or degree qualified or have a number of years proven experience in a low / medium volume mechanical or electro-mechanical manufacturing environment.  Coupled with

  • New Product Introduction (NPI) experience
  • Experience in a low / medium volume mechanical or electro-mechanical manufacturing environment.
  • First class communication skills essential,
  • An understanding of lean tools such as 5S, 8D, 5 Why’s, Ishikawa diagrams or similar highly advantageous

Please contact Alison Kemp in the first instance for further details or apply via the link

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    Bonus + benefits

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    HND/HNC or equivalent

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