We are seeking a self-motivated, process-driven and relevantly experienced Production Engineer, to join a busy international manufacturing team based in Rayleigh, Essex. The key tasks of this role are to make sure that product quality requirements are met through all aspects of the product lifecycle, developing and improving processes and procedures, ensuring efficient and effective manufacture of products.
What does the opportunity offer?
Competitive starting salary of £32,000 pa
33 days paid holiday (23 days, plus Bank Holidays)
Permanent, 37.5 hour/5-day week (Mon-Fri).
A varied and interesting role with excellent career prospects
Opportunities to train, develop new skills and progress your career over time
The responsibilities include:
Support and act as the first line support for production issues Taking ownership for the resolution of quality issues Continuously identify and improve production processes and test systems Generate and maintain production assembly work instructions, to uphold and improve standards Work with our internal design team to ensure new products are designed for manufacture Prepare production in readiness for introduction of new products 3D CAD knowledge and able to reproduce 2D engineering drawings Generate and manage bills of materials using SAP Liaising with suppliers to determine manufacturability of new components Obtain new and existing part quotations and negotiate with suppliers Configuration of production line final test equipment
The successful candidate must be an effective communicator and able to forge strong working relationships at all levels of the business, Able to influence design decisions while working closely with suppliers and in-house departments to drive manufacturing and quality improvements. Have proven production engineering experience gained from working in a manual, electro-mechanical assembly workshop. HNC, HND or above in a relevant Engineering discipline A strong Production engineering background Good understanding of various manufacturing processes, e.g. CNC, sheet metal, PCB assembly etc. Able to generate engineering drawings in CAD Computer Literate (MS Office) Good understanding of safe working practice with electronic equipment Ideally with experience in dealing with low volume, high value complex components and mechanical or electro-mechanical assemblies Experience in using Autodesk Inventor and/or SAP or similar software is an advantage
Good Engineering mind Ability to communicate well at all levels Able to work unsupervised, and as part of a strong team Self-motivated Systematic and analytical approach to problem-solving and fault finding
Please provide a CV with your application detailing relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate and confidential consideration. If you are interested in applying then please do so as soon as possible in order to be considered. Don't delay...apply today! We look forward to hearing from you