Production Engineer

£45000 - £50000 per annum
26 Mar 2021
23 Apr 2021
Brightwell Dispensers
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Production Engineer

Location: Newhaven

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum

Job type: Permanent

Brightwell Dispensers Ltd is a global designer and manufacturer of innovative soap, paper and chemical dispensers and dosing systems.

Created in 1947, the company has a strong reputation as a reliable provider and partner for paper and chemicals manufacturers, janitorial companies, dishwasher and washing machines providers and international corporations.

The Role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Production Engineer to join us on a permanent basis. This role is working on a call out basis and so must be within a commutable distance of Newhaven.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide rapid technical assistance in the resolution of equipment and plant malfunctions, carry out fault-finding repairs and refurbishments as necessary.
* Develop and refine local operating procedures to maximise efficiency and minimise waste (scrap, re-work and unplanned inspection).
* Continuously strive to eliminate and reduce waste of any kind within the manufacturing process, scrap, re-work and consumables.
* Develop and implement planned maintenance of jigs, fixtures, plant and other equipment to minimise efficiency losses to production whilst carefully controlling costs.
* Assist in the integration of new plant and equipment into the production environment.
* Set and strive to improve housekeeping standards through the use of the 5S approach

The Candidate:

* Must be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer
* Experience with injection moulding machines
* Experience of PLC fault finding
* Ability to manage projects in a manufacturing environment.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Demonstrable track record of problem solving and Fault finding
* Experience on complex production machinery
* Able to use own initiative to effectively manage and prioritise workload
* Able to work inclusively in a team environment.
* Attend call outs to site (as part of an ‘on-call’ rota within the department)


* Minimum O level/A level standard
* Expert injection moulding setting and plastics knowledge
* Good practical knowledge of tool design and mould flow
* QA systems and processes knowledge
* In depth lean manufacturing knowledge and experience
* Health & Safety knowledge
* Ability to lead a team
* Manage multiple projects
* Computer literate

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Production Engineer, Production Technician, Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Multi-Skilled Engineer, Workshop Service Engineer, Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Maintenance Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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