Production Engineer

Production Engineer

Job Title: Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895909_1559058204
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2019 16:43

Job Description

Our client have supplied the electronic defence, Medical, science and aerospace market for over 35 years and have an established reputation as a world leader in the supply and development of microwave products. You will have the opportunity to join a innovative organisation that will challenge and develop your technical capabilities, and offer you the chance to work in a developing, cutting-edge environment in some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise.

Our client are currently looking for a Production Engineer to join them.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:

They currently require the services of a Production Engineer on a Permanent basis. This role includes:
*Work with manufacturing and supply teams on all issues and problems of a technical nature, driving these to full root cause with sustainable corrective actions in place
*Develop mid to long range improvement plans for both product and process, working with the relevant stakeholders
*Assist manufacturing in creating balanced lines with the flexibility to change dependant on the production requirements.
*Involvement in the analysis of new and existing designs to ensure DFM & DFA criteria is met.
*Plan and control the execution of manufacturing change from concept to production acceptance for process improvements and trials through permits, concessions, SWI's etc.
*Review, update, write and clear and concise work instructions (SOP's) for use by the Operations area.
*Create and update configuration control documents and all product manufacturing standard times.
*Support Sales with the preparation of data for customer and project bids.
*Investigate document and report faults with customer owned products.
*Implementing improvements to solve documented faults.
*Control the introduction of new parts and tools into the manufacturing environment.
*Understand the lifecycle of all component types, their sources and lead-times.
*Challenge conventions in order to ensure continuous improvements, especially with regard to manufacturing cost and ease of manufacture.
*At all points during production process give manufacturing technical input.
To be suitable for this role you will:
*Demonstrable experience in an engineering function in support of manufacturing
*You will ideally have a working knowledge of electrical and mechanical assembly, manufacturing and test
*Ideally you will have experience with either Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma methodology
*An ability to produce concise reports and effective presentations
Apply through the link ASAP! This role will not be available long.

Production Engineer
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: 30 - 35K DOE plus exceptional benefits

Keywords: Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a Permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.