Production Engineer

Acorn Recruitment
14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Engineer
Salary: DOE
Monday to Friday

Are you a Production Engineer experienced in working with sheet metal fabrications along with understanding of related manufacturing processes and limitations of metal manufacturing and assembly?
Do you feel like you need a new challenge? Look no further!

We have a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly expanding business in the beautiful city of Exeter.

The Production Engineer will be responsible for supporting production in the Metal manufacturing and Assembly areas.

Main duties of Production Engineer will include, to:

•Identify and present ideas for improving production.
•Conduct feasibility studies on continuous improvement ideas.
•Develop and implement of best practices, routines and solutions to improve production rates, quality and output.
•Support in the strategic development of on-site manufacturing.
•Produce written reports where required.
•Co-ordination and management of internal projects as well as support the manufacturing team.
•Participate in new product and change request reviews.
•Develop and maintain strong relationships with all internal stakeholder.
•Travel as required to support production engineering projects.

Qualifications and attributes:

•HNC / HND or equivalent in an Engineering discipline, as a minimum.
•Ability to manage a variety of cross-functional team members.
•Project management experience and a track record of identifying and successfully implementing change.
•Previous involvement in new product introduction would be beneficial.
•Experience of Value Analysis and Value Engineering techniques, root cause analysis, FMEA, Value Stream Mapping and 8D would be beneficial.
•Excellent organizational, follow-up as well as written and verbal skills.
•Commercially and financially aware.

Contact Asta on (Apply online only) for a confidential chat, or alternatively please email

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment

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