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Production Engineer

  • Location:

    Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

  • Contact email:

    mandrews@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

  • Job ref:

    V-130690

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-30

  • Startdate:

    2021-09-29

JOB- Production Engineer 
LOCATION- Hampshire
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £35,000 - £42,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for a Production Engineer on a permanent basis in the Hampshire area.  The ideal candidate will identify & implement best manufacturing practices for Lean manufacturing to streamline processes and improve productivity, quality and throughput whilst reducing costs.



The Production Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Minimum HNC/HND engineering qualification or completion of apprenticeship
  • Ability to understand engineering instructions, processes, and drawings
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (SAP a benefit)
  • Good communication skills demonstrated both verbally and written
  • 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
  • Electro-mechanical background would be beneficial but not essential
  • Takes responsibility for ownership of issues and problems providing effective practical solutions
The Production Engineer role will involve:
  • Creating/ updating work instructions, process sheets, testing/validation plans
  • Economically improve the manufacturing efficiency and efficacy through development of production processes, business systems, and recommendations for product changes
  • Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements.
  • Provide training on new and modified processes
  • Keep abreast of relevant industry advances and champion their introduction
  • Create and maintain controlled documentation such as Process flows, tool drawings, component specs, BOMs and work instructions
  • Processing ECR’s and producing corrective actions
  • Propose justify & execute Capex project in line with budgeted expectations
  • Support business improvement with lean techniques e.g. PFMEA, FMEA
  • Deliver continuous improvement, operational excellence, and Lean improvements
  • 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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