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Production Engineer

Wiltshire - Salary £28,000-£32,000

We are seeking an Production Engineer to work for an international manufacturing company in Swindon.

Job Summary:

Eliminate process related non-conformities via the innovative design, specification and realisation of pokeyoke plant, equipment, tooling and components. Review, modify, and implement new and existing production process designs to accept these improvements and reduce in-process non-value added operator activities to an absolute minimum.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Lead structured PFMEA’s (Process Failure Mode Effect Analyses) to proactively identify and understand process related difficulties that present a significant risk to achieving specification right first time.

2. Work collaboratively with Team Leaders and Production Operators to identify and understand process related difficulties that compromise productivity and reduce rate based production capacity.

3. Work collaboratively with Development Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, and the Production Manager to understand production process requirements that are necessary to accommodate existing product design modifications and the introduction of new product developments.

4. Use your skills and innovation to design or specify process, equipment and tooling; or propose physical component design changes, that will eliminate the risk of process defects, improve productivity, and promote the smooth implementation of new or modified product designs to the production process.

5. Work collaboratively with Manufacturing Engineers or, where necessary, specialist contractors; to establish final costed specifications for your process modifications or improvements and implement these to the production process ensuring that ERP system operations and process routings are updated to reflect the revised methods of manufacture

6. Create visual Set up Standards and Methods of Manufacture that instruct the operator how to install and set plant, equipment and tooling provided; and how to carry out the operations necessary to realise the defect free value-added assembly that your modifications or improvements intended.

7. Deliver practical training and instruction to Production Team Leaders and Key Operators to develop and validate their capability to train Operators in accordance with the Set up Standards and Methods of Manufacture you have created.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required:

1. Production or process engineering experience in an electro-mechanical assembly environment.

2. Practical experience of delivering process improvements using lean tools and techniques.

3. Quality conscious with experience of undertaking PFMEA’s to identify and implement improvement.

4. A firm understanding of demand flow production with experience of undertaking value stream analysis.

5. Recognised qualification in production or process engineering (BSc./HND/HNC).

6. Organised, self-motivated and capable of multi-tasking. AutoCAD and Microsoft Office literate.

key words: manufacturing engineer manufacturing improvement engineer kaisen kaizen lean manufacturing engineer process improvement engineer lean production engineer manufacturing improvement engineer six sigma engineer mechanical engineer mechanical engineering

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