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Production Engineer

Production Engineer - Salisbury

Circa £35,000 Per Annum - Engineering
Ref: 1383 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Nov 2019
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Production Engineer

Salisbury, Wiltshire

Circa £35,000 Per Annum

Our client are a high-end manufacturing company and are looking to recruit self-motivated Production Engineer, reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

The position is required to work 37.5 hours a week. A flexible approach is essential as the position may be required to work outside of normal hours to achieve organisational goals. Some travel may also be necessary.

Purpose: To ensure that production is carried out in a quality, cost effective, efficient manner.

Production Engineer Objectives:

  • Support production process requirements to give repeatability of build and thus reduce operator errors where possible
  • Oversee new production introduction into mainstream production
  • Ensure the correct skills, tools, jigs and fixtures are made available to fulfil the purpose
  • Produce and maintain process instruction documentation for all areas of production
  • Support lean activities as used within
  • Support an environment and culture of continuous improvement

Production Engineer Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Own and be accountable for the production process.
  • Developing, growing and protecting the long term efficiency of production
  • Managing the effective release of new products into production
  • Supporting the NPD team in design for manufacture of future product releases.
  • Co-ordination of all other departments for the successful transition of new products from design through to production
  • Developing and implementing new production methods to increase productivity on the production line.
  • Managing cost containment
  • Responsible for checking jigs/fixtures that are involved in production are effectively used to maximise on productivity & profit
  • Develop various techniques to control production environments
  • Assist with the implementation of staff training programs
  • Estimating production times & costs
  • Establishing key relationships across the business
  • Checking BOM’s for structure & content
  • Producing and maintaining Process instructions for all product builds.
  • All employees have a responsibility for quality and must check the quality of the work they perform.

Production Engineer Skills & Requirements:

  • Well organised and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Problem solving and analytical skills to identify the root cause and resolve performance blockages
  • Flexible and proactive in approach to the role
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A creative thinker with good writing skills
  • Able to demonstrate evidence of ability to build relationships
  • PC literate and numerate

Production Engineer Experience:

  • Degree qualified or similar Engineering qualification
  • Demonstrable evidence of ability to build relationships with key business areas
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing tools
  • Solidworks Composer; desirable but not essential


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