Production Engineer (Planner)

Production Engineer (Planner)

Job Title: Production Engineer (Planner)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch, Dorset
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Reference: 895347_1542369861
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 16, 2018 12:04

Job Description

Working within the aerospace sector, my client is an established manufacturer of specialist precision composite parts, metallic components and structures. Due to increased demand for their products, the business is undergoing a period of expansion, and is seeking a Production Engineer to join the Christchurch based team and focus on production planning. Where no two days are the same, this opportunity offers you the chance to be involved with a wide variety of parts and products entering the civil and military aerospace domains.

As part of a dynamic, integrated team, you will assume and discharge the responsibility for determining the methods, machines, tooling and processes required to produce the company's products.

As a Production / Manufacturing Engineer (Planner), your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Amending planning sheets for the manufacture of components to meet customer's requirements.
*Modification of process planning in light of experience, drawing or process changes.
*Preparation and estimation of customers requests for quote (RFQ) including the responsibility for breaking down customers enquiries into labour hours, material values and tooling cost for the purpose of quotations to the customer.
*Problem-solving, liaison with other internal and external stakeholders
*New product introduction (NPI)
*Determining the methods, tooling and processes required for manufacturing the company's products
*Advising on types of equipment required for manufacturing components to meet customer's requirements
*Liaising with Shop Supervisors to resolve technical problems and ensure that new products are planned effectively
*Appending/amending target working times to operations on process planning sheets as and when required
*Keeping up to date with new methods, processes, equipment and products
*Production and maintenance of Local Control Documents (LCD's), Process Control Documents (PCD's) and other documentation required allowing the manufacture of the Company's products.
*Estimating type and cost of tooling required for manufacturing components to customers requirements.
*Submitting times and values for estimate build up, on approved estimate sheets clearly showing all cost elements.

Successful candidates will have/be:
*Proven experience in an Aerospace environment (or a relevant, high integrity engineering setting)
*Experience in metallic areas, Sheet Metal Forming, Welding, Resistance Welding & Aerospace Assembly Structures.
*Composites and machine shop planning experience would be an advantage
*Broad Knowledge in Sheet Metal forming methods, Metallic Assemblies, Fabrications and Treatments.
*Recognised Qualification - HNC (or similar preferred)

Production Engineer (Planner)
Location- Christchurch, Dorset
Salary- £32-42k DOE, + benefits

Key Words: Production, Manufacturing, Planning, Estimator, ISO9001, AS9100, Manufacture, Metallics, Composites, Aerospace, Welding, Fabrication, Sheet Metal.

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.

This role is a permanent position.

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