Production Engineer

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    Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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    Rail Technical Team

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    almost 1 year ago

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Recruiting for a Production Engineer to work on a permanent basis for a leading client in the Rail Rolling Stock Industry based in Stratford-upon-Avon.


To act as the bridge between Design and Production, ensuring that the best end to end business process outcomes are achieved. In addition, you will be responsible for developing and supporting existing and emerging manufacturing processes, methodologies and technologies to promote the cost-effective delivery of high-quality rolling stock or systems.



Key Responsibilities and Duties

* Create the work breakdown structures necessary to manufacture vehicles, components and systems in a safe manner and ensuring production targets, including but not limited to budget and timescales, are achieved

* Support the creation of detailed production plans and Car History Books through development of job cards, alignment of BOM's and specification of tooling requirements

* Ensure the integrity of systems data, including the client's ERP system is maintained to latest standards / versions and is robust

* Promoting awareness and use of the Business Management System, identifying opportunities for training

* Provide a link between design and production, ensuring all queries are addressed in a timely fashion

* Assisting and managing the transfer of information provided to the Engineering Department in relation to Change Control of engineering drawings

* Evaluation of Build processes and associated documentation, identifying opportunities for improvements and further requirements

* Manage non-conformances resulting from manufacturing processes

* Review and maintain Calibrated and Specialist equipment registers, liaising with Business Management System Technical Administrator on effective management

* Collation and updating KPI data and Display Boards

* Provide Production Engineering input as required to future business opportunities / bid



  • Minimum of 3 years current experience within a similar position, industry and engineering environment (mechanical and electrical systems)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Awareness and understanding of mechanical and electrical design
  • Knowledge of complete product life cycle from design, through manufacturing build and test, to end of life
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Quality aware and experience of working within a customer focused environment


* Degree (Engineering discipline preferable)

* Demonstrable experience / portfolio

* Relevant engineering institution (IMechE, IET etc) or working towards accreditation