Product Engineer

Gap Personnel South West
Ilminster, UK
01 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Gap Professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client who are recruiting for a Product Engineer based in Ilminster on a permanent basis. Do you want to work for a friendly and motivating global manufacturer, if so apply today!

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm
Salary: £45,000 Pro Rota

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop, support, and work within Health & Safety regulations, Company Quality and Environmental systems of work, and all other Company policies and procedures
  • Working positively to develop and foster good working relationships with customers, colleagues and contracted personnel in order to maintain a culture of mutual respect and dignity
  • Support the development of the Product, Engineering & Technology team to produce high quality, cost effective solutions meeting customer and legislative requirements, and can apply engineering knowledge and principles to devise innovative solutions within manufacturing location capabilities
  • Support purchasing in actions of Obsolescence management and replacement with effective verification and validation procedures
  • Maintaining of Routings and BOMs as requested
  • Responsible for the on-time delivery of work from the section, supporting the Engineering Manager / Director in achieving business targets
  • Ensure the maintenance / auditing of the customer documentation and folder structure to adhere to the requirements of the business quality system
  • Exploration and investigation of new equipment and processes to support customer requirements and business growth opportunities
  • Ensure deliveries of conceptual design, layout, prototyping, bill of materials, mechanical and optical piece part drawings, assembly drawings
  • Support Design Reviews at key product development stages
  • Ensure close collaboration with value stream teams to design optimized products matching the sites manufacturing capabilities and those of the customer specification
  • Support Customer Service in their communications with external customers
  • Develop key networks with internal departments, customers, suppliers and other third-party service providers
  • Investigate production and process issues providing technical support both to the customer and the business and their suppliers
  • To train and support business in the understanding of product ranges and application
  • Proactively identify improvements and apply change management
  • Create and maintain common templates, configuration set-up and methodology across the global business

Experience, attributes & skills sought:
  • Relevant degree (Optics, Mech. Elect, Physics) or Working Experience matching expectations of role
  • Experience of managing / working within multidiscipline teams within a NPI environment
  • Results orientated
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Flexible approach to working to meet project deadlines
  • Proven capability to learn and implement new skills and processes
  • Attention to detail and understanding of the business environment
  • Ability / robustness to self-prioritise work packages within a dynamic agile NPI Environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer Development and Support
  • 3D design, modelling and 2D drawing creation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience of Customer facing meetings and meeting their expectations
  • Exceptional level of numeracy, literacy, financial understanding
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Experience working within medium volume manufacturing (Aerospace, Defence, Industrial and life science sectors within AS9100 or Equivalent business management systems)

Closing Date: 18th July 2019

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