Production Engineer - Manchester - Up to £40,000 pa Are you an experienced Production Engineer? Do you have experience leading NPI projects and setting up production lines and processes? Are you looking to work for a leading international manufacturer? Our client, a highly specialist manufacturer based near Manchester, are currently looking to recruit an experience Production Engineer on a permanent basis. The Production Engineer will be responsible for providing day-to-day support for existing product lines, as well as helping to drive improvement activities throughout manufacturing. A very hands-on role, the core required skills for the Production Engineer are problem solving, the ability to read drawings, and the creation of jigs and fixtures. The products can include intricate assemblies, and so any electro-mechanical knowledge or experience would be a benefit, as would experience creating SOPs. The Candidate The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running, and should also be keen to progress within the business. Key responsibilities: Design and manufacture of production jigs and fixtures and tools, through in house teams or external suppliers To drive and control NPI projects, including set up of production lines and new processes, documentation and training. Drive Continuous Improvement activities on existing and new processes and products, through the use of Lean Manufacturing Techniques, and new technology introduction To drive and control CAPEX projects, from concept to installation, commissioning and production hand-over. The Rewards The salary on offer for this role is up to around £40,000 pa dependent on skills and experience. If you would be interested, please apply with you CV online, or alternatively call Craig at GPW Recruitment on 01744 452 043.