Production Engineer - Rail

Shorterm Group
Derbyshire, UK
18 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Production Engineer - Rail.
Job location: Derby
Rate: £45,000 per annum
Shifts: Days only.
Hours per week: 40 hours a week.
Duration: Permanent role
Start date: ASAP
Industries considered: Rolling Stock


The Production Engineer is responsible for interpreting customer specifications and the creation of cost estimates and schedules while providing all necessary support during the execution of projects.
*Develop cost estimates and work schedules for production engineering.
*Interface with Supply Chain and others as required to ensure cross communication to support and validate production plan.
*Report on technical risk and provide input to innovation.

Engineering, Project Management, and Production Processes
*Assist with the engineering evaluation of customer specifications including technical drawings and proposals. The evaluation to include bid/no bids, risk assessment, project cost, and project schedule.
*Assist with the provision of modification procedures and technical information and the resolution of system malfunctions or failures to ensure production output and on time delivery targets are achieved in a cost effective manner and in accordance to customer specifications.
*Deliver documentation, including instructions, operational manuals and proof of compliance, for our internal and external customers with key metrics for schedule, quality, and budget.
*Track and report on production level progress, hour utilisation, and costs throughout the job
*Complete a post job summary to highlight the successes and lessons learned.
*Contribute to continuous improvement efforts to improve safety and quality and reduce cost and cycle time.

Testing & Commissioning
*Create and carry out the machine test and commissioning program scope and coverage.
*Serve as the focal point to build support and for corrective response to findings made during testing and commissioning.
*Confirm and verify compliance with customer requirements and company design standards.

Managing and Measuring Work: Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops into work.

Process Management: Good at figuring out the department and cross-functional processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organise people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can't; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.

Quality Orientation: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


*Ideally a bachelor's degree in s relevant subject however decent experience will also be considered.

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