Production Engineer

Recruiter
4 Resourcing Ltd
Location
Shipley
Salary
£32000 - £35000/annum plus excellent benefits
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SALARY: Salary upto 35K dependent upon experience (+ private medical insurance and other company benefits)
LOCATION: Shipley, Bradford
HOURS OF WORK: Mon-Thurs: 08.30am – 5.00pm, Fri: 08.30am -1.30pm (Flexi-time of 30 minutes at either side of the core hours is available Mon – Thurs

Our international client is looking for an experienced Production Engineer to join their progressive team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Apply lean manufacturing techniques to plan, implement and monitor improvements in manufacturing tools, techniques and processes to:
* Improve output
* Improve machine uptime and productivity
* Reduce scrap and rework
* Improve the delivery of finished goods
* Improve the quality of finished goods
* Minimise safety incident rates
* Help to ensure a continually improving environment
* Manage engineering changes to production/materials
* Resolve immediate product technical problems with NPI
• Involvement in the identification, development, project management and implementation of capital expenditure projects. Ensure strict control over costs and resource levels.
• Active involvement with the NPI process to ensure the smooth introduction of new products into manufacturing.
• Plan, implement and monitor all new product/variant introductions with emphasis on efficient factory layout, process flow and optimising of capital equipment.
• Attend design review meetings to influence decisions taken towards ‘design for test’ and ‘design for manufacture’.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED
• Experience of Production or Manufacturing Engineering within the automotive Tier 1 or FMCG environment. In particular have proven experience in:
* DFMA/FMEA/Six sigma/Statistical Process Control methodologies and their application.
* Cell layout, manufacturing process and work station design.
* Materials flows, Kanban system and pull systems.
* Project management of NPI processes and activities.
• Degree level qualification or equivalent in Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline is essential.
• Have the potential to implement change, making the manufacturing process lean.
• Familiarity with all aspects of the project life cycle from design to production.
• Knowledge of CAD systems, ideally AutoCAD, to generate designs of parts and tooling.
• Excellent interpersonal skills including communication, presentation and motivation