A superb and brand-new vacancy for a Production Engineer to work for a high-technology manufacturing company developing complex, high-value equipment. As the Senior Production Engineer, you will take the lead role overseeing the build of pre-production prototypes and transitioning these highly innovative, bespoke and high-precision assemblies into full production. In our opinion this really is a great opportunity to work on fascinating projects being developed for World class household name companies.
Working on prototype equipment focusing on visualisation of processes and coordination of mechanical and electrical build activities for initial prototypes and take these into manufacturing.
Project Manage all new product introduction (NPI) into the production environment, and implementation of all improvements to existing systems, improvement of manufacturing efficiency.
Process implementation for new product manufacturing
Working with the purchasing team to establish an improved R&D supply chain, and work with the Operations Manager to create a smooth transition of new products into manufacturing.
Effective interaction with Engineering for new design costings
Responsibility and implementation of production associated changes driven through the CCB
Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification / experience
Manufacturing background focused on new product introduction
Project Management experience essential
5S / Lean manufacturing knowledge preferable
Microsoft Office capable (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
Ideally, experience in vacuum systems, pneumatics, gas systems and/or automation
Good interpersonal skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong experience of supply chain management
Excellent time management, organizational and communication skills
Experience of improving quality systems within manufacturing.