Senior Production Engineer

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  • Location:

    Chelmsford, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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Senior Production Engineer

Would you like to work for a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of specialised components and subsystems? They are seeking a Senior Production Engineer to play a key role within the Production Engineering team.

You will be contributing to the strategic growth of the business, delivering consistent capability and improved capacity to our manufacturing processes.

Key Responsibilities of a Senior Production Engineer will include:

+ 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.

+ Write and review 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.

+ Control the introduction of new parts and tools into the manufacturing environment.

+ To assist with the supply of pre-production parts and assemblies to the Project teams.

+ At all points during production process give manufacturing technical input.

Skills and qualifications of a Senior Production Engineer should include:

+ A minimum of 5 years' experience in component manufacture and mechanical assembly manufacturing engineering.

+ Experience in an engineering function in support of manufacturing.

+ Considerable 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

+ Basic electronics including fault finding to component level

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

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