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Production Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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JOB- Production Engineer 
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £38,000-£42,000 plus other benefits 

My client is looking for a Production Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis in the Cardiff area. The ideal candidate would be to provide support to ensure Quality, Efficiency and repeatability of process on current and new equipment

The Production Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Degree Qualified in Mechanical Engineering / Advanced Apprenticeship or equivalent work based experience
  • Have experience working as a Manufacturing Engineer within product development in a similar environment
  • Experience in Injection moulding or assembly beneficial
  • Be able to read & interpret engineering drawings
  • Experience within Lean Manufacturing
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work individually or as a team
The Production Engineer role will involve:
  • Verify manufacturing processes are fit for purpose and achieving quality and performance targets
  • Working alongside the Quality Engineers to verify effectiveness of quality control systems
  • Develop operating instructions and troubleshooting guides for processes/ equipment
  • Provide training and guidance to colleagues for existing and new equipment
  • Creating production work and test instructions (SOP’s)
  • Monitor manufacturing processes, identify and justify potential improvements
  • Good knowledge of Problem-solving techniques RCA tools such as Process FMEA, 8D & control plans
  • Review and checking BOMs where required and creating new costings.
  • Factory floor layouts
  • Participate in process improvement teams to resolve issues
  • Attend training and participate in Continuous professional development
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.