Production Support Engineer

Recruiter
MERIDIAN BUSINESS SUPPORT
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£32000 - £33000 per annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced engineering professional who has previously been responsible for the improvement of productivity and cost reduction initiatives together with assuring conformance to regulatory requirements, while promoting a culture of responsibility and self-sufficiency? Are you looking to join one of the world's largest engineering establishments on a full time, permanent basis?

Our client based in Gloucestershire are seeking a Production Support Engineer and are offering a salary of £32,618pa. The role is commutable from Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Stonehouse and Worcester.

Key Responsibilities:

* To act as a technical focal point with regards to non-compliance ensuring they are dealt with efficiently and accurately plus timely closure and robust containment & corrective actions are in place.
* To include technical input into but not limited to; quality escapes, customer returns, quality improvement actions, NCRs, PNCRs, WPs, QCPs, 8ds, etc.
* To lead the development of tooling requirements in accordance with regulatory requirements, including design, maintenance, reliability & repeat-ability in accordance with business procedures.
* To lead the lean sigma initiatives in a facilitating / support capacity .
* Delivery of the technical training and support within the value stream including the technical review outputs associated to SBs, ADs, Process specs and / or CMM updates.
* To liaise with Value Stream engineering in the progression of new repairs, concessions
* Audit responsibility in all guises (ie) sub contract suppliers, internal WP & QCP compliance, product, customers, internal group audits.
* Maintenance and development of capability (product and process).
* General project management but primarily focused on improvement activity and removing waste
* Apprentice mentoring.
* Cover for Laboratory checks, tests and process conformance and where required carrying out specific hands on tasks if business needs dictate.
* Co ordination of activity with other projects Green belts within the group.

Personal Specification:

* Highly Attuned attention to detail.
* Appropriately applied IT skills.
* A comprehensive product & process knowledge, supporting appropriate decision making.
* Effective communication skills throughout all levels of the value stream structure.
* A thorough understanding and pragmatic application of applicable processes, procedures and compliance.
* Demonstrated effective organisation and planning skills with the ability to manage personal workloads.
* A demonstrated flexible approach, open minded, challenging the norm and a decision maker.
* A leader of change through application and facilitation of lean sigma initiatives.
* Keen sense of 'right first time'.
* Input to any actions coming from these meetings


Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.