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Production Engineer

Assembly and Maintenance
Job Type:
Trafford Park, Trafford
Salary Description:
£27500 - £30000/annum
30 Apr 2019
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Our client is a medium sized engineering firm who are looking to recruit a production engineer to join the team.

Job Purpose:-
To provide effective management of all product engineering functions, providing focus and drive in the establishment and documentation of Lean production processes. Duties will include but are not limited to project management, New Product Introduction (NPI), process design and implementation, technical support to the Maintenance Department, maintaining data accuracy across ERP and off-line systems and document control to ensure cost-efficient manufacturing and consistent quality.

Key Responsibilities:-

-Development of new, and improvement of existing, production processes
-Development, management, and maintenance of tools, fixtures and other equipment required for production processes.
-Support Production, Quality, Health & Safety and Distribution on all matters relating to production and engineering processes, ensuring best practice relating to Health & Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery.
-Provide technical manufacturing support throughout the project life-cycle from concept development through to manufacturing and delivery, into service by involvement with all supporting departments – design/engineering/purchasing/production/stores/logistics.
-Implementation and maintenance of efficient and effective production and engineering management systems, ensuring best practice and exceptional housekeeping standards are maintained.
-Lead in the identification of production problems and implement solutions. Eliminate waste
-Compilation of investment calculations and proposals for investment.
-Submission of formal requests for investment.
-Management of engineering change and New Product Introduction (NPI) procedures.
-Provision of technical and project support to internal and sub-contract maintenance personnel.
-Management of data accuracy, both new and existing, across ERP and off-line systems.
-In conjunction with the Quality Department, conduct audits within areas of responsibility to ensure procedures for safety, quality, equipment, and training are being followed.
-Timely completion of all month end procedures relating to your position and responsibilities, ensuring that all necessary items are fulfilled.
-Lead in the development and deployment of Kaizen (good change) philosophy creating processes that lower operating costs and increase efficiency.
-Implement, monitor, and maintain clean, organised departments through 5S activity.
-Develop and operate the company’s ERP system and off-line systems relating to Production and Engineering functions.
-Development and implementation of process measurement, KPIs and matrices
-Continually develop, implement world-class H&S procedures and ensure that processes are fully compliant with current H&S legislation.
-Uphold the company’s Health & Safety policy throughout the organisation and ensure compliance with statutory regulations.
-Support and attend daily production meetings when required.
-Show a continued commitment to develop product knowledge and attend training courses if required to do so.
-Support management in upholding correct company working practices in accordance with company policy.

Person Specification:-
-A proven track record within a busy engineering department;
-Strong project management skills, milestones, schedules, and budgets;
-Experience of working within an ISO9001 engineering environment;
-Able to manage multiple projects and deliver to tight deadlines;
-Qualified to HNC/HND in Engineering or related discipline
-Experience of working in a Health & Safety focused environment;

25-days holiday plus statutory bank holidays.
After the 12-week probationary period:-
Company sick pay;
Pension scheme;
Death in Service;
Corporate work wear;
Long Service Awards.

To apply please forward your cv in word format.

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