Production Engineer

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  • Location:

    Chelmsford, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £35500 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Production Engineer

Would you like to work for a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of specialised components and subsystems? They are seeking a Production Engineer to contribute to the strategic growth of the business, delivering consistent capability and improved capacity to their manufacturing processes.

Key responsibilities -

+ Work with manufacturing and supply teams on all issues and problems of a technical nature, driving these to full root cause with sustainable corrective actions in place;

+ Assist manufacturing in creating balanced lines with the flexibility to change dependant on the production requirements;

+ Write and review process FMEA & control plans and complete Risk Assessments, close the loop on identified actions;

+ Plan and control the execution of manufacturing change from concept to production acceptance for process improvements and trials through permits, concessions, SWI's etc;

+ Creation of assembly jigging design intent and implementation in to production;

+ Control the introduction of new parts and tools into the manufacturing environment;

+ Challenge conventions in order to ensure continuous improvements, especially with regard to manufacturing cost and ease of manufacture;

Skills and knowledge required -

+ A minimum of 3 years' experience in component manufacture and mechanical assembly manufacturing engineering;

+ Demonstrable experience in an engineering function in support of manufacturing;

+ Knowledge of mechanical manufacturing philosophies, i.e. design for manufacture I assembly / test techniques;

+ A working knowledge of electrical and mechanical assembly, manufacturing and test

+ CI, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma methodology, Quality toolset experience;