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Production Engineer

Production Engineer

March 10, 2023


Manufacturing Sector

Location: Welshpool

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE


Kendall Poole Consulting are proud to represent a designer and manufacturer of innovative high quality security products in the water industry. Our clients’ products are regulated via LPCB and they have a rigorous approach to health and safety with a commitment to maintaining the highest possible standard for their customers.


The Role:

Reporting to the Head of R&D & Technical on a day-to-day basis and the Managing Director overall, the role of the Production Engineer is to support, grow and continuously improve the manufacture of high quality products.

  • You will take reasonable instructions from other heads of departments or directors and adhere to and ensure compliance with Company Quality, Environmental, Health, and Safety policies while ensuring general housekeeping is carried out
  • Liaising with other departments to develop plans that improve production, costs, and labour required, sourcing any materials and equipment required
  • Diagnose problems in the production process, troubleshooting equipment and completing various administrative tasks in order to provide effective recommendations and training to staff
  • Establishing safety procedures and protocols that take the workers' well-being into account and that also minimise the carbon footprint
  • Keeping abreast of advancements in production / engineering and analysing all facets of production to make recommendations for improvement
  • You will be expected to be an independent thinker and keen problem-solver


The Person:

  • Educated to HNC or above within a production, mechanical engineering or scientific discipline you will demonstrate high levels of technical expertise in industrial/manufacturing/production or process engineering
  • Experience in a fabrication / welding environment within the Engineering / Manufacturing industry
  • 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 full CV and current salary details to quoting reference GPL/2587 FAO Gary Larner at ASP Search & Selection Group / Kendall Poole Consulting Ltd.  Suitable candidates will be contacted within 3 weeks.