Production Support Engineer

Production Support Engineer

Job Title: Production Support Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894285_1515764691
Contact Name: Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 12, 2018 13:44

Job Description

Our client is a world leader in the provision and integration of cutting-edge technology, primarily specialist vehicles to the Defence and Security sectors. A Production Support Engineer is being sought for the client's Specialist Vehicles Production Programme in South Wales.

Your responsibilities will include:

Support the generation of Production installation data packs for Production platform configurations.
Technical audit of Production build process and installation design data packs
Manage and support Engineering Change into Production build
Support the development of Uplift and Retrofit technical manufacturing activity
Support the manufacturing teams providing engineering domain support throughout build
Liaise with external, specialist suppliers of military platform systems and sub-systems
Prepare material and support for internal and external design reviews
Support critical design appraisals throughout the design and development life-cycle.
Support to the preparation of cost, programme and risk estimates for manufacturing change.
Support transition of manufacturing to UK facility from overseas.

Skills and Qualifications:

Degree in Manufacturing and/or Design Engineering or equivalent in an engineering or science discipline.
A proven track record in the build and assembly of complex systems.
Conversant with Computer Aided Design (e.g. ProE) packages for purposes of review and analysis.
Conversant with Windchill Product Data Management System (PDM)
Ability to liaise with and present information to multidiscipline team members.
Ability to interpret installation drawings and propose appropriate production solutions.
Experience of manufacturing processes and assembly techniques
Willing to travel within the UK and overseas.
Excellent presentation, verbal and written skills.
Pro-active, organized and able to plan and project manage time critical tasks.
A strong background in military vehicle systems engineering is desirable, though not essential
Familiarity with current British Army tracked and wheeled vehicles is desirable, though not essential
Experience of working within a multi-cultural and multi-lingual engineering team.

Job Title: Production Support Engineer
Location Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000-£40,000pa DOE
Job ID:894285


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 these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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 is a permanent position.

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