Product Engineer

Recruiter
Mason James Appointments (UK) Limited
Location
Manchester
Salary
£40000 - £45000/annum + Holidays + Pension + Bonus
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Engineer (Pressure Products) - Manchester

To assist the Engineering Manager by providing engineering support in maintaining existing product ranges. This to include support to research and development test programs, approval and certification programs and the provision of engineering support to sales and marketing, product manufacture and strategic procurement.

Main Responsibilities

• Responsible for engineering database (specifications, drawings, procedures) for Valves.
• Consults with and coordinates the engineering effort with customers, Marketing, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance/Quality Control.
• Responsible for generating continuous improvement and cost reduction of assigned product line.
• Investigate and resolve NCR’s and complaints from internal departments, customers and vendors.
• Develops engineering procedures and specifications for all Valves.
• Generates procedures for product testing, installation, maintenance, cleaning, packaging.
• Maintains a working knowledge of all Codes and Standards applicable to the assigned product lines.
• Maintains product certification of assigned product ranges to national and international standards.
• May perform other special duties or projects as requested by Engineering Manager.
• Work with Lean Manager to continually review and implement improvement opportunities.
• To produce or amend Bills of Material and to maintain/update records on the ERP system as required.
• To produce general arrangement, detail and customer drawings in AUTOCAD format.

Qualifications and Experience

• Ideally a minimum BENG in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
• Experience of Autodesk AutoCAD / Autodesk Inventor of Equivalent CAD package.
• Working knowledge of mechanical engineering practices, standards/specs, computers.
• Experience of pressure systems / vessels and relevant Codes is required for this role.
• Engineering software, planning, communication, presentation, facilitation, and analytical skills.
• Experience in a manufacturing/production environment.
• Ability to be creative and innovative, and to meet customer requirements in cost effective ways.
• Meeting agreed targets of the scope and schedule for product engineering
o Value Analysis and cost reduction
o Resolution of NCR’s
o Support of sales and Manufacturing
o Maintaining supporting documentation
o Maintaining Supporting approval