Production Engineer

Recruiter
Applus+ INTEC
Location
Lancaster
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Production Engineer

Bentham, Lancaster

Salary Negotiable

Permanent

My client is a global leader in firefighting technology with a remarkable history in manufacturing fire protection products that can be traced back over 220 years. They have continued to innovate using the latest technology to develop high quality, high performance products and have customers in over 100 countries spread across a wide range of industry sectors, serviced by an unrivalled worldwide distributor network.

Reporting to the Hose Engineering Manager you will conduct activities and assignments in support of Hose operations (Extrusion, Rubber mixing, Textile Weaving, Vulcanization and Hose finishing) and the development of new and improved products (R&D). Many activities will require you to deliver solutions as part of a team, where team members will support you and visa versa. You will take a lead role in assigned projects.

This position is both office based and hands on in the laboratory and on the shop floor.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

* Follow, analyse and resolve production issues; safety, quality, process, productivity, scrap FPY etc.
* Commission new equipment and production lines (with support).
* Develop AutoCAD skills to support the procurement of new tooling, and improved machine design. A good aptitude for engineering drawing is important, CAD skills can be progressed.
* Lead the management and interpretation of the hose data logging system (Data Manager Pro).
* Conduct laboratory testing, and produce test reports.
* Support tooling procurement and make tooling modifications and improvements as required.
* Become competent in the design of "Milan" tooling (die, back-holes, seal & mandrel).
* Initiate developments at the laboratory level and then scale up to production with validation.
* Contribute to cost reduction through process improvement and or material savings.
* Participate in and or lead root cause analysis, PFMEA, and focused improvement activities.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
* Excellent technical skills
* Good engineering drawing skills. AutoCAD is a plus, or will be required to learn.
* Strong problem-solving skills and conceptual skills. Analytical data driven approach to solving problems
* Excellent communication and presentation skills at all levels of the business
* Highly motivated with evidence of ability to work on own initiative and in a team
* Strong cooperative decision making, and teamwork skills
* Good organizational, planning and interpersonal skills

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