Production Engineer - Rubber

Recruiter
Valour Recruitment
Location
Ash Green
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Valor Recruitment are currently recruiting a Production/Technical Engineer for our client based in Aldershot, Hampshire. They are a leading specialist in bespoke rubber mouldings, providing rubber products for a wide range of industries across the globe.

Key duties are as follows:

  • Develop documented processes for new production parts for the rubber moulding processes and related assembly equipment and cost reduction projects.
  • Lead and Support preproduction trial activities by developing countermeasures for problem areas and cost reduction projects.
  • Specify and/or direct fabrication of equipment used in rubber direct processing and/or assembly operations (i.e., end-of-arm-tooling, fixtures, jigs, etc.)
  • Manage project schedules as they apply to new parts launch.
  • Analyse new and current processes for cost reduction activity
  • Develop and support task-oriented team objectives with effective results and cost reduction activities.
  • Supports the Production Launch of tooling and processes for new rubber materials & products.
  • Engineers’ equipment, tooling, and process specifications
  • Works on rubber moulding process parameters to identify root cause of production issues, Provides corrective actions and process control plan
  • Coordinate Continuous Improvement Projects on rubber products and processes with multi-function teams.
  • Provides specific rubber process training to technicians and operators
  • Maintain awareness and understand their roles and responsibilities regarding the environmental policies, management system, and objectives and targets by attending the required training

Minimum Qualifications:

BS Engineering discipline or equivalent experience in rubber-processing technology including:

  • Injection Moulding
  • Compression Moulding
  • Transfer Moulding

Desired Qualifications:

Skills in:

  • MS Office Suite
  • Understanding of rubber manufacturing operations with respect to automotive parts.

Working hours are: 7.30am - 4.30am