Senior Production Engineer

Senior Production Engineer

A global Aerospace and Defence organisation specialising in high performance systems and equipment is looking for a Senior Production Engineer to provide engineering resources to support Operational performance and major product development projects.

You will work as part of the Production Engineering team and will have flexibility to work across all product ranges, contributing to the strategic growth of the business.

Main accountabilities:

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

+ Develop mid to long range improvement plans for both product and process, working with the relevant stakeholders

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

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

+ Involvement in the analysis of new and existing designs to ensure DFM & DFA criteria is met.

+ Support Sales with the preparation of data for customer and project bids.

+ Investigate document and report faults with customer owned products. Implementing improvements to solve documented faults.

Skills and qualifications required:

+ Experience in component manufacture and mechanical assembly.

+ Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree or equivalent qualification.

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

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

+ In depth CI, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma methodology, Quality toolset experience.

+ Problem solving experience (8D, A3, Root Cause Analysis etc.)