Production Engineer

Posted 23 May 2024
Salary £40,000-£45,000
LocationBishop Auckland
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalEngineering
Job FunctionProduction Engineering

Job description

​MTrec’s new career opportunity

Our client are specialists in their market sector. They are looking to recruit an experienced Production Engineer on a permanent basis.

The Job you’ll do

  • As a Production Engineer, you will provide support for all manufacturing processes for new and existing products and commissioned plant and equipment; ensuring production methods used are the most suitable in terms of safety, quality, efficiency, cost and volume.

  • You will operate a continual improvement methodology, driven from various data sources including overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), corrective and preventative action (CAPA) and new product introduction (NPI).

  • Assist operators to problem solve manufacturing and production issues.

  • Use various data sources to continually improve manufacturing and production processes.

  • Ensure new product introduction (NPI) and corrective and preventative actions (CAPA’s) are completed.

  • Close out the lessons learnt feedback during production introduction and or steady state.

  • Review, update and create, where necessary, all production supporting documentation i.e. standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions (WIs), operator training documentation.

  • Design, develop and manufacture tooling, jigs and poke yoke fixtures for all processes to aid efficient production.

  • Ensure all routings, product structures, set / run times, and unit lengths etc. are constantly updated.

  • Create and update control plans to ensure product conformity throughout the manufacturing process.

  • Complete pre high volume production, development work of the new products to confirm design and ensure correct tooling is available and recorded.

  • Ensure tooling and fixtures are available to allow the production schedule to be fulfilled immediately.

  • Utilising the company’s CRM system you will share, communicate and control documentation and information.

  • Engage with third party specialists to provide any available improvement processes and equipment. Liaise with the manufacturing and design departments to simplify manufacturing processes where possible.

  • Responsibilities will encompass working hands on across the machine shop and assembly area as well as within the office environment.

  • Take immediate action on health and safety concerns and/or escalate concerns to the relevant department manager.

  • Promote a strong, positive health and safety culture, taking a proactive view of health and safety through regular review of housekeeping.

  • Ensure equipment is effectively maintained and guarded where required.

About You

  • To apply, we ask that you are an experienced Production Engineer with significant experience working in an engineering/manufacturing environment, ideally in high precision machining.

  • Experience of automation/semi or full implementation is necessary along with proficiency in CAD preferably 3D using solid works.

  • Preferably, you will have an apprenticeship certificate or an HNC in a relevant engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.

  • We are also looking for someone who has strong communication skills and knowledge of problem solving techniques.

The Rewards and the benefits

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Car salary sacrifice scheme.

  • Pension scheme.

  • Training and development.

  • Free on-site parking.