Production Engineer

£30000 - £33000 per annum + Sick Pay, Pension, Life Ins.Bonus
08 Mar 2017
05 Apr 2017
Stuart Graydon
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Engineer

My client is a well-established Global manufacturer of Specialist Commercial Vehicles and they have an opportunity for a Production Engineer to join their Midlands based HQ

This is a permanent vacancy within the Production Engineering department where you’ll be responsible for the development, control & management of the Company’s manufacturing process and the introduction of new technologies to improve working practices

The ideal candidate will be educated to a minimum level of HND in a relevant mechanical engineering field or be able to demonstrate the same level of knowledge through industry experience.

This role offers a salary of £25,000-£33,000 and other benefits include

* Pension
* Life insurance
* 25 days holiday
* Profit related bonus
* 37 hour week finishing at 13:00 on a Friday


* Identify and resolve production bottlenecks.
* Introduce new technology in order to improve productivity.
* Introduce new processes and products with supporting documentation.
* Develop/control /manage / monitor production processes.
* Introduce material / labour saving initiatives (Value Engineering).
* Create and maintain process aids using TimerPro software.
* Establish process standard times.
* Support prototype and proof-build activities.
* Production Engineering’s Software development & new technologies to improve working practices ‘Champion’
* Creation and maintenance of build instructions, process control documentation and process control databases
* Identify and implement process improvements in order to achieve cost reductions

Knowledge & Experience

* Lean Manufacturing Techniques
* Commercial Vehicle, Automotive, or related product, mechanical design
* Management of internal and external suppliers
* Understanding of required quality levels for this type of business
* Develop, manage & monitor production process
* Excellent Microsoft Windows, Excel, Outlook etc. skills
* 3D CAD (preferably Solid-Edge) design experience
* New technology investigation and implementation
* Production/Intelligent Automation
* Previous project experience from concept to completion would be an advantage

Skills and Abilities

* Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels in the business
* Confident and precise communications with component suppliers
* Well-developed problem solving and fault finding techniques
* Attention to detail
* Completer finisher

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