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Production Engineer

  • Location

    Andover, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technology

  • Salary:

    £30 - 35,000 dependant on experience

  • Contact:

    Matthew Hind

  • Job ref:

    875

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-29

The role of Production Engineer will report to the overall Engineering Manager and is a unique opportunitity to guide the Production and Manufacturing process for a dynamic and growing team within a global market.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

  • Engineering owner of key manufacturing lines and processes
  • Engineering owner of bill of materials (BoMs) in Sage
  • Optimisation of processes through yield improvement and cycle time reduction
  • Lead the refinement and optimisation of processes via lean methodologies (e.g. DMAIC, 5 Whys, Ishikawa diagrams)
  • Owner and project manager for re-layout of existing production lines
  • Write process maps / value stream maps / work instruction documents for new processes and train manufacturing staff
  • Implement TPM schedules
  • Able to lead PFMEAs and document process risk assessments
  • Conduct their approach to work with health and safety in mind
  • Support new product introduction

Experience & Qualifications

  • Qualified engineer together with lean manufacturing experience
  • Prior experience in production environments working alongside production teams to implement change and modernisation
  • Solid experience in technical problem solving
  • Confident writing documentation and reports in Microsoft Word / Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in designing tooling, jigs and fixtures

The role will include a company benefits package including pension and healthcare.