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Production Engineer

  • Location:

    Melksham

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Mechanical, Quality and Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Allen

  • Contact email:

    callen@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

  • Job ref:

    V-162541

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-08

  • Startdate:

    2022-06-07

Role- Production Engineer   

Salary- £35,000- £42,000 per annum dependent on experience (please advise what you would be looking for)

Type- Permanent

Location- Wiltshire

My client design and manufacture products and systems and they are looking to take on a Production Design Engineer, on a permanent basis, in the Wiltshire area.

The Production Design Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Qualification in Mechanical Engineering (HNC/ HND/ Degree or similar) ideally or have the equivalent work experience from time served with transferable skills
  • 4 years’ or more experience working in a similar hands on role in an engineering production / manufacturing environment – have been involved in production, design and process improvement etc.
  • 3D CAD skills with ideally the likes of SolidWorks, SolidEdge or similar and be able to read engineering drawings – they can help develop design skills if needed
  • Previous experience in working with systems design, electronics, or PLC devices ideally
  • Have experience in hands on testing, FMEA and development work
  • Project engineering or management skills preferred
  • Any hydraulic or pneumatic knowledge would be desirable but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good MS Office skills are needed too
  • Be able to work well alone as well as part of a team
  • Being flexible to travel if required
The Production Design Engineer role will involve:

  • Working with the engineering and production team
  • Offering production support as well as being involved in new design and R&D overall
  • Utilising production, project management, CAD, testing and prototyping skills
  • Using problem solving tools to help produce solutions for manufacturing
  • Liaising between Engineering and Sales when needed for customer requirements on any quality issues
  • Integrating design solutions into production
  • Being involved in designing new systems and processes to ensure the cost efficient integration of new products
  • Being involved in NPI
  • Designing fixtures and tooling for assembly tasks
  • Always supporting continuous improvement
  • Creating design concepts when required using CAD from concept through to detailed design
  • Undertaking FMEA, DFM and reliability studies
  • Providing technical information to support other departments when needed
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.