Production Engineer

Job Title: Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
REF: J837_1489753200
Contact Name: John Boggis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists or a Production Engineer within a leading manufacturing company based in Rotherham.

Basic Salary of up to £35,000 per annum
Company Pension
Genuine opportunities for career progression
33 days holiday inc. Bank holidays

The production engineer will develop and implement optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards; recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls.

*Supports the Operations Manager in developing and collecting data to measure the effectiveness of processes.
*Carries out process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training.
*Improves manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.
*Prepares and presents plans for the above and coordinate deployment including training of team members.
*Assists the General Manager and Operations Manager in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training.
*Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
*Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.
*Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
*Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
*Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
*Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams
*Drive initiatives across the operation that delivers Manufacturing Excellence and a continuous improvement culture while improving operational systems, policies, procedures and standards.
*Documents current production procedures and creates Company standards to improve the efficiency of the Production Department.

*Knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices, tools and machines
*Knowledge of practical application of quality systems accreditation and standards
*Familiarity with gathering and analysing production, quality and maintenance data
*Strong organizational and skills. Experience in running Improvement projects in production and administration
*Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines.
*Ideally a graduate engineer who understands good manufacturing practice and has experience of automation, machine tools,
*Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent is preferred
*LEAN / Six Sigma trained - certification preferred (Black Belt)

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