Production Engineer

Production Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity within a leading electrical company in the south west! Responsible for the mechanical design of jigs & fixtures for manufacturing, repair and test processes and operations Constantly ensuring efficiency and effectiveness through interface with Engineering and Operations Providing a technical support service for products and test equipment Striving for improvement in their efficiency and effectiveness for both new and mature product

Job Description

Job Title
Production Engineer

Job Description
Responsible for the mechanical design of jigs & fixtures for manufacturing, repair and test processes and operations
Constantly ensuring efficiency and effectiveness through interface with Engineering and Operations
Providing a technical support service for products and test equipment
Striving for improvement in their efficiency and effectiveness for both new and mature product

Your Challenge
Able to carry out all activities in a disciplined and professional manner
Prepare for, attend, actively and constructively contribute to, and complete actions from Company/Department/Cell meetings and improvement initiatives as required
Team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to work with and communicate confidently and persuasively with a wide variety of people, up to senior levels
Results oriented with good organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Maintain good housekeeping standards within work areas
Self-motivated and the ability to work with minimum supervision
Flexible as some out of hours and weekend working may be required

Job Purpose
Comply with all Company and personal Health and Safety requirements
Meet all the requirements defined by the Quality Management System In line with Company objectives and requirements
Implement improvements and develop effective production techniques to continually improve the processes and mitigate risks from poor design, build, and test
Ensure that any method or system produced is fully documented and specified.
Provide an active and effective interface with Engineering to facilitate full manufacturability and testability related input to the integrated design and development process to optimise the manufacturing quality to cost balance.
Manage the introduction of new products into production ensuring that opportunities to remove all manufacturability issues are identified and actioned before full-time production commences and to mitigate risks from design oversights
Ensure risk mitigation plans are developed and effective manufacturing methods are gained from closed loop lessons learned and manufacturing learning curve progression

Essential:
2-3 years' experience in electro/mechanical manufacturing with direct hands on experience including process design and mapping, creating process instructions and workplace layout and set up
Solidworks or 3d cad knowledge
Lean tools knowledge and experience (5S, continuous improvement, etc)
Strong communication skills across all levels and departments
Proven project management skills

Desirable:
Bachelor degree in Electronics or Mechanical Engineering
Pneumatics knowledge
PPAP experience
Basic ability on manual machining equipment (lathe, turret mill)
Knowledge of material processing processes including plastic injection moulding, rubber moulding, metal casting, metal finishing

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

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