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Production Engineer

Production Engineer

April 20, 2021

PRODUCTION ENGINEER

Manufacturing Sector

LOCATION: Glamorgan, South Wales

SALARY: c£34,000 + Pension

 

Kendall Poole Consulting are proud to represent a well-known manufacturing and installation Group in their search for a Production Engineer.  This client has a creative approach to developing residential and commercial solutions which has helped move the industry forward providing positive outcomes ultimately for consumers and society. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, a permanent vacancy now exists for a PE.  This is an exciting time to join a business which is agile, forward thinking and investing in training and development of their valued employees. The role of the Production Engineer is to support, grow and continuously improve the manufacture of world class systems.

 

The Role:

  • You will develop new methods of manufacture working closely with the Engineering and Production teams to influence the design for manufacture on existing and new products
  • Evaluates manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, automation, materials, plant and machinery
  • Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements, researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning workflow, space requirements and equipment layout
  • Championing Lean you will provide manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labour and material costs reviewing production schedules estimating future requirements
  • Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians. Liaising with staff and suppliers to ensure all engineering projects are programmed and managed through to completion
  • Communicating and explaining proposed changes and creating documentation supporting new systems and processes
  • Supporting the Production Team collaborating with different functions including Engineering, Design, Maintenance, Quality and Materials Planning

 

The Person:

  • Educated to HNC or above within a production, engineering or scientific discipline you will demonstrate high levels of technical expertise in industrial/manufacturing/production or process engineering
  • Experience in implementing Lean improvements, within a multi-disciplined production and assembly environment, you will have exceptional knowledge of Kaizen, Flow, 6S, Process Mapping, RCCR, SMED, Standard Operation Sheets, TPM & Visual Management. 6 Sigma is desirable
  • Having a CI mindset, you will have experience within the Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics, Construction or FMCG sectors where best practice and world class standards are measured
  • With well-honed Project Engineering skills you will be able to plan, organise and prioritise your work program introducing and documenting new methods of operating
  • Pro-active and able to influence others you will have excellent problem solving skills with knowledge of 8D, 6 Whys etc
  • Having a proactive and influencing style, you will possess strong communication skills, demonstrate a collaborative and inclusive approach with a customer focus
  • You will have a right first time mentality and be an effective team-player
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office and CAD Software

 

To apply for this exciting opportunity, email your CV to Isobel Riley imr@kendallpoole.com at Kendall Poole Consulting Ltd quoting the reference IMR/2500.  Suitable candidates will be contacted within 3 weeks.