Production Technical Support Engineer

Production Technical Support Engineer

Job Title: Production Technical Support Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895644_1555346169
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2019 17:36

Job Description

Your knowledge of Manufacturing / Production Engineering and experience of working on NPI, will play a crucial part in acting as a focal point for technical support initiatives, DFM/DFA and SPC analysis focusing on sustaining and improving operational effectiveness of both current and future operational requirements. As a Production Technical Support Engineer, you will provide effective and timely day to day support to all operations modules ensuring continuous improvement.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, working for an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defence markets. They are focussing on Vertical Take-off and landing light jets, UAV's and urban mobility solutions that will revolutionize the way we fly. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Role:

The client requires one Production Technical Support Engineer with a mechanical bias and one with an electrical bias to be responsible for supporting on the improvement of manufacturing / production processes and tools. The job includes;
*Act as a focal point for Operations managers and key interface with Engineering and company technical experts, Programs, Quality and Supply Chain.
*Support internal and outsourced operations sharing and developing of best practice across the site and division.
*No budget responsibility but influences and inputs to capital expenditure decisions and OPEX recommendations.
*Support construction of module based strategic road maps proposing and justifying capital (machines, tooling, gauging and plant) investment.
*Initiate, develop and execute process improvement (problem solving and technical innovation), through effective PFMEA assessment, championing effective industrialisation of product, tools, machinery and process.
*Lead process variation reduction activity and test yield improvement activities.
*Lead technical investigations through QRQC ensuring and implementing robust root cause analysis results and effective corrective / preventative actions.
*Create, validate and maintain production layouts, standard operations & other configuration documents across the business.
*Construct and issue manufacturing instructions (Layouts etc) and technical investigation reports / QRQC's
*Maintain special to process tool library, ensuring tool health is monitored and managed.
*Pro-actively engage with Engineering, Programs, Quality, Operations and Supply Chain teams when leading or supporting process based technical investigations, problem solving, root cause analysis and corrective / preventative action delivery.
*Throughout the production process facilitate and provide effective technical support to internal and outsourced operations as required.
*Identify opportunity for process improvement - Initiating corrective and preventative actions.
*Provide operator training as required
*Will be assigned to NPI projects to support business needs

About You:

To be suitable for the Production Technical Support Engineer jobs, you will need experience of working within a complex and dynamic component manufacturing engineering environment with NPI and continuous improvement experience. A relevant qualification or equivalent experience in mechanical, electronics or production engineering is needed, as is a proven ability to lead technical investigations, engaging with multi-functional problem solving workshops. You will need an ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and customers and an understanding of Statistical Process Control, Process FMEA's, and Lean Manufacturing preferred.

Production Technical Support Engineer (1 x mechanical and 1 x electrical)
Salary Negotiable

Keywords: Production engineer, Manufacturing engineer, Electrical, Mechanical, Process improvement, DFM, DFA, PFMEA, Production layout, Corrective action, Preventative action, Root cause analysis, Best practice, LEAN, NPI, 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.

This is a permanent position.

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