Production Engineer

Job Title: Production Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 959073_1552897126
Contact Name: Giles Churchill
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2019 08:18

Job Description

Production Engineer

Assembly - Mechanical/Actuators/Electrical/Assembly/Tooling/Fixtures

6 months Contract

My client is designs and manufactures of specialist equipment and is a solutions provider for people or organisations which require complex care. They are a market leader in their field with ambitions to grow. They are looking for a Production Engineer to identify and champion continuous improvement in manufacturing, focusing on product quality and customer service metrics.

Main responsibilities of job
Reporting to the Technical Director, the primary duties are as follows: Your work will involve improving the process of producing high-quality goods efficiently, using the most cost-effective methods and with the aim of reducing the impact of production on the environment.
Manufacturing engineers are designers, as well as analytical and creative thinkers. This means you can operate on your own initiative but
The production engineer should be an analytical and creative thinker working independently and also contribute as a team member working with engineers from various disciplines. You will cover the shop floor and will be 1st in line for technical point of contact.

Main Functions & Responsibilities
*Maintain BOMs with costings, routings etc to a high standard so that MRP (SAP) can be effectively run.
*Produce production processes and lead the design of tooling and fixtures.
*Develop shop layout to introduce and grow lean strategies and improve process flow
*Responsible for all Production shop floor documentation, procedures, work instructions, build manuals, user manuals and pre-install documentation for production.
*Work with Supply Chain management on make/buy decisions
*Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
*Improve current operations wherever possible to enhance efficiency.
*Plan and organise maintenance of equipment.
*Investigate production problems.
*Organise prototype builds for Development engineering within production feeding back all improvement ideas via ECR

For more information on the role please call Giles Churchill at Omega Resource on 01453 829794 or 07966 971648

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.