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Production Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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JOB- Production Engineer
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £30,000-£35,000 plus other benefits

My client is looking for a Production Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis in the Exeter area. The ideal candidate will identify & implement best manufacturing practices for manufacturing of New products exceeding customer expectations

The Production Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • HNC/HND or equivalent in an Engineering discipline
  • Have experience working as a Manufacturing Engineer within product development in a similar environment
  • Experience of Value stream mapping, FMEA , RCA and 8D would be beneficial
  • Previous involvement in NPI would be beneficial
  • Be able to read & interpret engineering drawings
  • Experience within Lean Manufacturing & continuous improvement project
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Competent in problem solving, planning and decision making
  • Ability to work individually or as a team
The Production Engineer role will involve:
  • Creating/ updating work instructions, process sheets, testing/validation plans
  • Work closely with the Lean team to develop and implement best practices, routines and solutions to improve production rates, Quality and output
  • Come up with innovative manufacturing solutions for parts
  • Processing ECR’s and producing corrective actions, participating in change request reviews
  • Responsible for updating MRP system and maintenance of BOMS.
  • Participate in NPI reviews to ensure only most production efficient designs are released into production
  • Delivering continuous improvement, operational excellence, and lean improvements
  • Identify & present ideas for improving productions processes improving profitability, quality and throughput or H&S.
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.