Matchtech

Production Engineer

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Location
Warwick
Salary
£30000 - £33000 per annum + Sick Pay, Pension, Life Ins.Bonus
Posted
08 Mar 2017
Closes
05 Apr 2017
Ref
386447
Contact
Stuart Graydon
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Responsibilities

* 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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