Production Engineer

Sandwich
08/04/2024
Job Type
Permanent
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Engineering
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Engineering, Manufacturing and Production
Salary Type
Annual
Salary
Negotiable
Job ID
50464

Job Description

Production Engineer

Location – Sandwich, Kent

Salary – Depending on experience

Benefits –  9-day fortnight, profit sharing scheme, rewards and recognition, and more!

Permanent Contract

 

Do you have a degree in engineering or an apprenticeship in an electro-optical manufacturing setting?

 

Do you possess knowledge of manufacturing engineering principles?

 

Our client is a very well-established precision engineering manufacturer whose core of our products are supplied to more than 50 countries. They manufacture and supply an extensive range of cutting-edge precision technology directly to end users and offer a comprehensive capability as a prime supplier. They are looking for a Production Engineer to join their expanding team working at their great manufacturing facility in Sandwich.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage and establish standards, methods, and procedures for the design, modification, and maintenance of manufacturing equipment (Jigs / Fixtures / Tooling) and processes
  • Create and communicate production plans, build documentation, and route cards for various engineering projects transitioning from final design to series production
  • Contribute to shaping the strategy of the Operations Department
  • Coordinate cross-functional activities across departments to address manufacturing issues during day-to-day operations
  • Develop and implement best practices to enhance production capacity, quality, and reliability
  • Support and actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives, as well as provide assistance in New Product Introduction (NPI) and Design for Manufacture (DFM) activities
  • Take charge of production engineering responsibilities related to Transfer of Technology (ToT) projects
  • Conduct customer and supplier visits by car as needed, requiring a full current driving license
  • Formulate operating instructions and equipment specifications for production activities
  • Perform additional tasks and activities as directed by management

 

Skills and Experience

  • Ideally educated to Degree level or undertaken an apprenticeship in electro-optical engineering
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Results orientated, awareness of the importance of budgets and deadlines, ability to manage work within these constraints
  • Communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • A full, clean, current driving licence
  • Ability to Demonstrate a  good level of understanding and application of process engineering principles, concepts, practices and standards.
  • Must be comfortable working in a defence and security sector
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and understand Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T)

 

To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.

 

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