Production Engineer

Recruiter
Hunter Global Recruitment
Location
Lincoln
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hunter Global are actively recruiting for a Production Engineer to join a well-established company in the Lincoln Area

Duties -

* As an integral part of the Engineering Team this person would be responsible for delivering process excellence.

* A production engineer designs processes, material and workspace layouts to ensure fast and efficient production. It is also their responsibility to make appropriate adjustments on the design based on feedback from colleagues or clients.

* The engineer also keeps company management informed and up-to-date on the status of the design process.

* Meet key internal and external customer requirements in a time frame agreed by the management team.

* It is the production engineer’s responsibility to estimate the cost of production and come up with cost-saving methods. If there are any changes in the design and/or method of the product manufacture, they are to determine the effect of this on production cost and present it to management for review and implementation and ensure appropriate systems are updated. The engineer is to develop and implement efficient manufacturing methods based on the firm’s budget allocation, always trying to strike the right balance between quality and cost.

* The Production engineer is the custodial of the manufacturing method and must interact with development, sales, planning and quality; production staff to provide effective communication of changes and aim for problem free introduction. In initial stages the engineer is to be responsible for product integrity until such a point that the quality department can assume this responsibility.

* A production engineer’s duties can involve administrative roles such as assigning junior staff duties and tasks. They are responsible for growing other staff by sharing their knowledge and experience. Through project leadership broaden other employee’s business exposure.

* Is an individual who possess a wide range of knowledge on manufacturing and production processes.

* Production engineers play a crucial role in an organization; liaising across various business professionals to deliver designs and methods equipped for manufacture and providing solutions to the problems concerning the design and manufacturing process.

* The Health and Safety of our employees is of prime concern to the business.

* Must report all concerns in a timely manner with the current reporting systems.

* Represent the Production Engineering Department at customer / product development NPI meetings and ensuring effective implementation of design practices to meet customer needs.

* Establishing productive working relationships with Sales, Production, Development, Quality & HSE teams.

* Planning and coordinating various procedures, methods, systems, work instructions, risk assessment, FMEAs to ensure product integrity and conformance.

* Work with Quality to develop process controls against key metrics. Provide Production and Quality with indicators to action out of control conditions.

* TAKT time/Cycle time/Time studies to accurately understand process capability, cost and lead time.

* Ensuring that strong and efficient teamwork culture exists within the Production Engineering team.

* Provide Management with succinct accurate information to make informed decisions.

* Implementing project schedules and plans in a timely effective manner.

* Take initiative – if one sees a defect or a process non-conformance – address this through existing processes such as 8D, action items, work request etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge -

* Degree/HNC qualified with one or two years’ experience in manufacturing environment.

Skills & Knowledge -

* Experience with 3D design software such as AutoCAD Inventor, solid works, Pro E, etc

Working Hours –

* Monday to Thursday - 8am – 4.30pm

* Friday - 8am – 1.30pm

Hunter Global Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment / and employment business for the supply of temporary workers

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