Production Engineer - Manufacturing Engineer

Luton Bennett Limited
Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Colchester, Stowmarket,
£25000 - £35000/annum + Generous Benefits
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Engineer (Manufacturing, Process Improvements)

£25,000 to £35,000 + 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays + Health care + Pension


Production Engineer required for international manufacturing company who produce products for the medical industry. The company offer long term career stability, and internal training opportunities.

The role will suit experienced Production Engineers that hold an HND in engineering (can be mechanical or electrical). You can have experience in ANY production environment and those from low volume, capital equipment are encouraged to apply.

The main remit of the role is split equally into three parts: 1 product quality, 2 supporting process issues and 3 cost saving projects.

The role itself will be both shop floor and office based, you will report into the Operations Manager and work closely with both maintenance and quality departments. Working closely alongside the design department you will take products through to manufacturing. You will be responsible for assessing what jigs and fixtures are required and will cost these. As a production engineer you will also monitor wastage and lead time, you will endeavour to reduce both and implement continuous improvements. You do not need huge experience of lean / improvements as this will be trained.

This is an excellent opportunity for a production engineer looking to join a reputable company who are looking to grow steadily over the next 3 -5 years.

The role:

* Taking product designs through to manufacturing
* Managing product quality
* Ensuring production runs smoothly at all time
* Cost and Waste Reduction projects
* Costing jigs and fixtures ready for production

The person:

* Experienced Production Engineer for ANY manufacturing background
* HND in engineering
* Understanding of taking products through to manufacturing shop floor
* Confident reading and interpreting technical designs/drawings
* Commutable to Ipswich