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Production Engineer

  • Location:

    Dorset

  • Sector:

    Quality and Manufacturing

  • 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-171243

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-23

  • Startdate:

    2022-07-23

JOB- Production Engineer
LOCATION- Dorset
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £35,000-£42,000 dependent on experience

My client is looking for a Production Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis in the Dorset area. The role will involve identifying bottlenecks and eliminating non-value added activities making improvements to productivity, cost, quality and health & safety.

The Production Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • HND/HNC qualified or equivalent experience in Engineering, Science or a related field
  • Have experience working as a Manufacturing/ Production Engineer within product development in a similar environment
  • Be able to read engineering drawings
  • Electro-mechanical assembly environment experience
  • Have experience of using 2D/3D CAD ideally
  • Proactive hands on problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Be able to work well individually as well as part of a team
  • Experience with Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement
The Production Engineer role will involve:
  • Working on both existing and new R&D projects
  • Create and maintain controlled documentation such as Process flows, tool drawings, component specs, BOMs and work instructions
  • 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, designing jigs and fixtures where necessary
  • Assembly and wire electro-mechanical assemblies with reference to assembly drawings, BOMs and wiring/schematic drawings
  • 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.