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Production Engineer

Portchester

Working in an international enterprise means growing with exciting projects and multiple opportunities in a great network. We are currently looking for a Production Engineer Based in Portchester, UK. This role reports into the Production Engineering Manager and is to provide Engineering leadership to Assembly Operations, working with the Management team to define a clear strategy for new products and improvements. It also builds links across the Engineering departments for Operations, new products and Design, coupled with the needs of the operations area to ensure full product lifecycle support.

Your tasks:

  • Work with the Production Engineering Manager, Quality Manager and Maintenance Manager to identify possible cost savings and plant improvements. Ensure that appropriate actions are taken and liaise through the departments to ensure success.
  • Minimise the impact of customer issues to the daily operations and actively support the customer specific teams to resolve these in a timely manner, including implementation of any process improvements and associated documentation.
  • Ensure that the handling of all parts and assemblies have packing that is fit for purpose prior to being used in assembly through to finished products delivered to the customer.
  • Support the Production Engineering Manager by organising team activities such as Kaizen workshops. With a focus on ensuring existing and new products can be manufactured in line with company requirements for Cost, Quality and Delivery, recommending improvements where required.
  • Work with the NPI Launch Team and the SDS process and look to expand it into all areas of the business if appropriate. It will be critical to build a solid handover between the design department and Production Engineering to ensure new product success.
  • Work with the Operations team to evaluate new or emerging manufacturing techniques, including building industrial and academic links as well as with the wider SMR group. Take ownership of any possible changes and deliver the associated business case and CAPEX.
  •  Prepare equipment specifications, process FMEAs, process flow and SOP’s during product development or improvement activities.

  • Monitor KPIs and ensure specific targets are achieved and identifying trends and corrective actions and improvements.

Your profile:

  • Educated to HNC/ HND Level in a related subject with previous experience in the field.
  • A good understanding of Lean Manufacturing Methods.
  • Understanding of the OEE, Kaizen, 5S and J.I.T. processes which are essential for this position
  • Good PC literacy particularly in Word and Excel.
  • Desired experience working with a 1st Tier Automotive Supplier.

How to apply:

If you believe you have the commitment, experience and enthusiasm for the role we would like to hear from you. Please apply online:

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