Production Engineer


Production Engineer


The Candidate


You will be an experienced Production Engineer with a minimum of 2 years within a similar role.

You will have the following skills, experiences and attributes…


  • HND/ Degree in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing Engineering

  • Experience in the design of jigs and fixtures

  • Experience of Electronics Industry or Automotive Industry an advantage, but not essential

  • Experience within an assembly environment

  • Strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing Techniques such as SMED, VSM, Poke Yoke, Kaisen etc.

  • Experience of creating S.O.P’s, Process Flow Charts, FMEA’s and control plans etc.

  • Good working knowledge of pneumatics & control systems

  • Understanding of Quality Systems and techniques

  • PC literate, including ideally AutoCAD and/or Solid works or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of SAP an advantage

  • Ability to demonstrate sound Production Engineering techniques.

  • A positive “can do” attitude to work, and the ability to get the job done.

    Production Engineer

    The Role

    You will work as part of a team 8 within production engineering and be responsible for day to day problem solving as well as project work for NPI and Capex.

    The environment is a basic assembly environment but there is some complex testing features so candidates must be able to work across both.

    The main roles and responsibilities will include…

  • Design & manufacture of production jigs & fixtures and tools, through in house teams or external suppliers

  • To drive and control NPI projects, including set up of production lines and new processes, documentation and training.

  • Drive Continuous Improvement activities on existing and new processes and products, through the use of Lean Manufacturing Techniques, and new technology introduction

  • To drive & control CAPEX projects, from concept to installation, commissioning and production hand-over.

  • Development of SOPs and training of operators

    The Company

    Our client is a global manufacturing and engineering company.

    They are the leader in their field and recognised globally for their products, service, technical ability, engineering, design, innovation, R&D and manufacturing systems.

    With clients across the aerospace, electronics, hydrocarbon processing, petrochemical, chemical, power generation, automated merchandising & transportation markets they have a wide influence spectrum & reach.

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive & forward thinking organisation that can provide projects that will excite, challenge & push you to drive both the role & yourself to the next level.

    In return for this they can offer exciting career opportunities & development within a professional environment.

  • Start: ASAP but willing to wait notice
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive
  • Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Automotive
  • Recruiter: Heads Recruitment Ltd
  • Contact: Jacob Travis
  • Tel: 0161 746 3311
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0000412361
  • Posted: 2016-11-10 16:59:32 -

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