Production Engineer

  • £38000 - £42000 per annum
  • Telford
  • Posted: 20/12/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419866

Job Details

Part of a major international group, this organisation is setting up a new manufacturing facility on a 'green field site' to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. As a Process Engineer your role will be to oversee and lead improvement activity for the manufacturing operations within a brand new production facility.

Production Engineer - volume CNC machining
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Location: Telford, Shropshire

Reporting to the Process Engineering Manager, the role of Production Process Engineer will be responsible for overseeing and leading continuous improvement of the manufacturing process within the machining cells. Actively present on the shop floor, you will provide technical support on all production process related issues. This includes:
o Implement process improvement strategies across tooling, jigs and fixtures, quality / data analysis and optimisation of machine controls and production flow.
o Modify and improve CNC programmes
o Creation of SOPs and PFMEA documentation
o Continuous improvement activities
o Poke yoke (error proofing)
o Line balancing & Value Stream Mapping
o Engineering and associated process change management
o Your focus will be on a key manufacturing processes including heat treatment, surface treatment, CNC machining, all controlled in a highly automated production cells incorporating the latest Robots and PLC automation.

Knowledge and Education
You will already have a proven track record working in a similar Process Engineer or Manufacturing Engineer or Production Engineering role within a high volume manufacturing facility and some of the flowing attributes:
o Apprentice / HND/Degree in an Engineering related subject
o Knowledge and experience of CNC programming, machining and tooling/ jigs & fixtures 
o Ideally experience of working with automated production lines incorporating robots automation and PLC/ CNC controls
o In-depth understanding of Lean Manufacturing/ Continuous Improvement methodologies and how to apply them in practice
o Confident hands-on approach, problem solving and rout cause analysis.
o SOP and PFMEA creation
o Knowledge of route cause analysis and structured problem solving ( 8D, PPS, Fishbone)

The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer or Production Engineer to be part of a brand new venture, establishing a green field factory development from the ground up. In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package including contributary pension scheme, onsite car parking, 25 days holiday, canteen facilities, excellent training and development opportunities. Above all this is an opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the modern organisation who are continuing to invest in modern machinery and infrastructure.

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