Programming/Production Process Engineer

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    Whitstable, Kent

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  • Salary:

    £32000 - £36000 per annum

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    Michael Day

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    10 months ago

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Programming/Production Process Engineer

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in a market leading organisation.

As the Programming/Production Process Engineer you will be required to lead the production machining engineering support, as well as the on-site CNC Program writing specialist. You will be required to work with the machine shop Setters to achieve Cost, Quality and Delivery Targets.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Producing CNC programs for Fanuc controlled multi spindle, multi turret turning machines, whilst ensuring that set up and cycle times are optimised

  • Supporting CNC Setters and Operators to prove out programs on the shop floor

  • Analysing production problems, identifying and implementing engineered solutions to fix root cause

  • Driving quality process control

  • Ensuring new and existing products are routed through best cost and quality solution to meet cost targets and implement change

  • Leading process layout of new product and carrying out / owns all activity including PFMEAs to ensure process controls required are in place, providing manufacturability feedback to engineering in new design.

  • Leading and measuring improvements to company in terms of cost, quality and delivery

  • Developing and maintaining the tool library and all documentation; select, scope, justify and implement new equipment and tooling; liaise directly with suppliers to support tooling or equipment procurement.

  • Updating engineering documentation in line with quality management system.

Essential Qualities Include:

  • Degree / HND level Engineering Qualification

  • Manufacturing experience, ideally within a component or assembly industry

  • CNC machining and programming experience on Fanuc controlled multi-axis machines

  • Experience of reading and analysing technical drawings, as well as the ability and experience of dealing with day-to-day production issues

  • Experience of cost reduction and quality improvements; lean implementation; set-up reduction; new product introduction; best cost manufacturing routing

  • Ability to use CAD (Pro-E/Creo or equivalent)

  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office

  • Lean and continuous improvement skills, including 5S, SMED and OEE

  • Knowledge of Quality Control Systems and Data Analysis

For more information on this role please apply and a member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible