Senior Production Engineer

Senior Production Engineer

  • Production; Manufacturing; Electrical; Control Systems; Hardware

  • Defence; Aerospace; Security; Automotive; Precision Engineering

  • New Malden (Hybrid)

  • £39,000 - £52,000 + excellent bens.

A key member of the Hardware Engineering team, this role will work to manage the successful manufacture of control systems within the Defence industry. The role is ideal for an experienced Production Engineer with a background in, or working knowledge of, Electrical Engineering to grow the Production Engineering capabilities.

The principal tasks will be to visit external site visits working closely with our suppliers to ensure their production activities are managed in accordance with appropriate procedures, to defined standards and to timescales to meet programme objectives. The majority of the manufacturing will be undertaken by third parties but will require customer interaction in a hybrid fashion with visits to numerous supplier sites supporting manufacture, testing and inspection, as required.

Key responsibilities

  • Own, manage and maintain both company and programme specific processes and procedures to enable successful manufacture

  • To provide technical liaison between design teams, our customers, quality teams and production suppliers

  • To review and sign off control system designs for manufacturability, ideally from an electrical engineering perspective

  • Control change management in the event of customer, supplier or internal design changes throughout production phases

  • Support preparation and execution of Factory Acceptance Test procedures, working with multiple stakeholders

  • Ability to diagnose problems and make key stop/go decisions, ideally from an electrical perspective

Person specification

  • 5+ years of experience as a manufacturing/production engineer

  • Ability to work independently on own initiative, as well as within a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to work under pressure in a complex and rapidly changing environment

  • Hold SC clearance or ability to achieve it

** UK Passport required to be considered for this role due to security considerations **