Production Support Engineer
Production Support Engineer
£30,978 - £36,445 (dependent on experience)
Our client is recruiting two Production Support Engineers, one permanent and one on a two-year temporary contract, to join their very own state-of-the-art boat building facility.
It is essential you have an HNC, HND or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline, with experience in a small boat production, refit and/or repair environment, including knowledge of composite construction methods, mechanical and electrical systems, marine coatings and repair processes.
In return, our client offers excellent benefits including an outstanding pension scheme, a 37 hour working week with options for flexible working and 26 days’ annual leave. Staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. They respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within their teams, and consider it essential to help them deliver a world-class lifesaving service. They are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone who has the right to work in the UK.
You will be confident in your communication and organisational skills and with existing technical knowledge of production processes, be driven and decisive.
The role will involve:
- Working as a support conduit between teams
- Using information to estimate production task durations to develop and maintain production plans
- Ensuring that design information/drawings are controlled and available to production, along with resource, tools and parts, for delivery of the task in line with the production plan
- Creating detailed work instructions (‘job cards’) for production, to ensure the engineering design intent is met with safe, efficient and repeatable production process
- Applying continuous improvement tools and techniques
- Supporting production control with the implementation of the project into our system (MRP, Microsoft Dynamics AX)
- Support with the risk assessment of tasks, and distribution of any associated COSHH or other safety critical information
Our client’s boat-building centre brings every stage of lifeboat construction, refit and maintenance in-house and under one roof.
The exciting programme to extend the life of our client’s largest all-weather lifeboat for another 25 years, is growing as they transition from the design/prototype phase to the ongoing production programme. This brings with it a requirement for additional production support to ensure that tasks are planned, resourced and executed in the safest and most efficient way, to deliver on time and to the highest standard.
You will not only work alongside the design team, but also work in conjunction with the Internal Construction and Refit Support Cell, where you will work with Technical Surveyors, Buyers and other Engineering disciplines to provide support to all areas of production, refit and repair.
Our client’s lifeboat crews need a dedicated, professional and talented team behind them and you will play a part in directly contributing to saving lives. If you want to be a part of this please apply now!
Other organisations may call this role Production Engineer, Support Engineer, Marine Engineer, Marine Support Engineer, Maritime Engineer, Maritime Support Engineer, Naval Engineer, Marine Project Engineer, or Engineer
Due to current circumstances, you may be working from home when your apprenticeship commences. You will be given the correct equipment you need to perform in your role. You will also receive support from your manager and colleagues to ensure a smooth and consistent induction process is delivered. If you have any queries relating to home or office-based working, please do not hesitate to ask questions at the interview/assessment stage.
Our client is committed to safeguarding, ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. They expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting).
Our client’s staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. They respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within their teams, and consider it essential to help them deliver a world-class lifesaving service. They are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, they also look for applicants who share their commitment to living their values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping them work towards their Vision: To save everyone.
The closing date for applications is the 9th May 2021.
Interviews will be held during the week commencing the 17th May 2021.
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