JOB- Production Engineer 
LOCATION- Northamptonshire

TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £37,000 - £42,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for a Production Engineer on a permanent basis in the Northamptonshire area with experience with precision mechanical products. You will be accountable for NPI projects as well as CI and the use of Lean Manufacturing methodologies

The Production Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Mechanical/Manufacturing degree or equivalent work based experience
  • Ability to understand engineering instructions, processes, and drawings
  • 3 plus years working in Manufacturing
  • Experience of Lean Manufacturing & six sigma
  • Experience with CAD would be beneficial
  • Proactive in approach to customers & suppliers & areas to improve efficiency
  • Ability to lead technical meetings & discussions with customers
  • Thrives under pressure & the will to succeed
  • Ability / robustness to self-prioritise workload in a NPI environment
  • Takes responsibility for ownership of issues and problems providing effective practical solutions

The Production Engineer role will involve:

  • Maintain & improve existing products in regards to Manufacturing processes, including build to print BOM’s
  • Creating/ updating work instructions, process sheets, testing/validation plans
  • Design & arranging manufacture of jigs, fixtures, and test rigs
  • Processing ECR’s and producing corrective actions
  • Support business improvement with lean techniques e.g. PFMEA, FMEA
  • Deliver continuous improvement, operational excellence, and Lean improvements
  • Root cause analysis and problem-solving techniques (8D, 5WHY, Fishbone)
  • Maintain H&S risk assessments for current & new processes
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers, and other departments with ongoing engineering issues

If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV to find out more, along with your availability and your salary expectation.


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