Production Engineer or Team Leader

Recruiter
Situations Vacant Ltd
Location
Salisbury, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1206774035
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Production Engineer or Team Leader

About the company:

·Our client is an industry leading automotive manufacturer.

·The combination of our engineering knowledge, skill and superb customer service, have led to a period of rapid growth.

·Working with illustrious car manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin and Lotus, we have gained a fantastic reputation within the automotive industry.

About the Role:
  • Reporting to the Production Manager, you will form part of the growth strategy. Playing a crucial part in the development of the business whereby you will deliver significant change and improvement of manufacturing processes.
  • You will be the engineering support to the production team, helping to develop and maintain the most efficient processes through the available systems and techniques.
  • Optimise the current production processes through the pursuit of ultimate efficiency, resulting in higher yield, quality and a reduction in waste.
  • You will develop and manage working instructions, and other process documents (SOPs).
  • You will use manufacturing data to identify issues, improve processes, and measure process improvement tools.
  • You will work with other relevant departments to determine product manufacturability; estimated production costs; run time and investigate cost reduction.
  • Establishing a training and quality culture of continual improvement, you will support the day to day operations of the production leaders within the production area
  • Promoting the highest Health and Safety standards to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Work closely with the supply chain, production and technical team to enable continuous improvement of all quality related KPI's in line with the company objectives.

About You:
  • You have experience developing solutions and managing change in a fast-paced manufacturing environment;
  • An excellent communicator, you can translate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences;
  • With good influencing skills, you can manage change effectively;
  • Highly organised with strong time management skills and able to work under pressure.
  • Keen on developing existing skills as well as learning new ones.
  • A highly motivated self-starter and completer/finisher who can work under pressure but who will not compromise on quality and deliverables.
  • You are effective in technical and organisational troubleshooting to root cause;

Bonus Points for Experience with:
  • Experience in MRP/ERP systems
  • Engineering and/or Manufacturing Background
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Able to work under time constraints and to deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and data accuracy
  • Good IT skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexibility and dependability

Salary depending on skills and experience

New graduates as well as fully experienced candidates will be welcomed.

Based in Salisbury.

Salary based between £22-40k pa

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