Production Engineer

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  • Location:

    Chelmsford, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    over 2 years 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 an 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;