Production Process Engineer

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  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

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    over 1 year ago

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Production Process Engineer

An international leading Aerospace and Defence organisation have an opportunity for a Production Process Engineer to join their growing team at Southampton.

As a Production Process Engineer you will carry out activities such as Production Support; Design for Manufacture; New Product Introduction; Process development and improvement activities.

Processes supported by the team include vacuum brazing, laser welding, precision alignment, adhesive bonding, pressure bonding, mechanical assembly and associated metrology techniques.

Key Responsibilities -

  • Solve day to day manufacturing problems and resolve production stops in a timely manner.

  • Monitor performance of manufacturing cells by using production data such as yield, cycle time, touch time and process capability metrics and use that data to target improvement activity.

  • Identify, plan and implement innovative process improvements using a data based approach to justify changes.

  • Improve the efficiency of manufacturing cells by utilising lean manufacturing and six sigma techniques.

  • Ensure work complies with the Quality Management System, and regulatory and legal requirements

Skills and knowledge required-

  • Good "hands on" engineer with experience of manufacturing mechanical, electronic or electromechanical assemblies (probably from microelectronics, optical packaging, medical, automotive or defence industries)

  • Lean manufacturing and six sigma techniques, DFMEA, SPC, failure analysis, root cause analysis

  • Good skills with Microsoft Office, familiar with Minitab or similar statistical analysis and ERP system such as SAP Customer focus

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