Production Engineer

Production Engineer

Location Milton Keynes
Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £42,000 pa.

Job Description

General Description: To provide a Production Engineering service, developing and implementing process changes on major contracts to reduce labour costs, improve productivity and profitability performance improvements. To recommend, new simplified and standardized processes and machine tools and equipment in order to reduce costs. To play an active role in the development of team working and to act as an agent for change.

• To provide Production engineering services, develop processes in support of production/operations functions.
• Provide/recommend tooling, equipment and facilities to improve the production process.
• Review of material and process flows and task sequencing.
• Product areas to cover include vehicle mechanical aspects. Knowledge of electrical systems.
• To carry our risk assessments on new and existing processes using techniques such as FMEA.
• To compile material requirements, route cards and process sheets to ensure compliance to customers’ quality standards and achievement of budgeted profitability.
• To prepare and manage the implementation of minor capital expenditure schemes.
• Control, review and update all relevant documentation within the process.
• To provide an estimating assistance for new contracts
• Carry out process assessment /improvements to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
• To assist the undertaking of make v buy assessments
• To support team leaders on reduction of NVA.

Education Requirements
• HNC/HND in the relevant mechanical discipline associated with Production Engineering
• Experienced with Industrial Engineering techniques such as method study

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