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Production Engineer

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
£40,000 to £42,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Production Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer / Tooling Design Engineer / Continuous Improvement Engineer to join a leading manufacturer based in Wellingborough. The Production Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer / Tooling Design Engineer will improve and develop manufacturing processes by creating and developing tooling/fixtures, performing root cause analysis and implementing Continuous Improvement initiatives. Package Up to £42,000 depending on experience Bonus Pension scheme 22 days holiday plus bank holidays Role Implementing, developing, and improving both equipment and procedures to reduce line downtime and increase efficiency Develop manufacturing capability through investment and optimisation of existing tooling /resources. This includes design and build of tooling using Solidworks Read and interpret engineering drawings Use continuous improvements & lean manufacturing techniques eg: FMEA, 5S, Six Sigma, 8D, Kaizen Existing product re-engineering Design new systems, equipment, and processes for the introduction of new products or the improvement of existing ones Involvement in new product design Maintain equipment tooling, jigs & fixtures, implementing TPM where appropriate Improve manufacturing efficiencies Design production tooling, jigs & fixtures using 3D CAD (Solidworks) Carry out process validation on any new tooling or changes to a process Liaise with various engineering / manufacturing environments Based in Wellingborough Monday to Thursday 08.00 to 17.15 and Friday 8.00 to 13.00 Requirements Proven experience as a Tooling Design Engineer, Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Continuous Improvement Engineer, Process Engineer or similar Tooling / jig & fixtures design experience 3D CAD experience Solidworks would be ideal, but will consider Inventor, SolidEdge, Catia, etc Experience using continuous improvements & lean manufacturing techniques eg: FMEA, 5S, Six Sigma, 8D, Kaizen Apprentice trained, HNC, HND or Degree qualified in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, production engineering, or similar Commutable to Wellingborough Full UK Driving Licence
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  • Job Reference: 706349859-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Verto People
    Verto People
  • Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £42,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus, 30 days holiday
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent