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Production Engineer

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  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Mechanical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Neil Clark

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Production Engineer

  • This role is key to the successful implementation of new product lines and the ongoing support of production and legacy items. Applicants will be expected to have attained a broad engineering experience gained within metal fabrication and welding. The successful applicant can expect to be involved in the following tasks:-
  • Generate work guidelines; structures and routings, along with cost centre set and run times from drawings and digital data.
  • Produce concepts for the design and manufacture of jigs; fixtures and workshop aids.
  • Prepare equipment specifications; process FMEAs; process flow and SOP's during product development, or improvement, activities.
  • Provide support to the operations departments to resolve production issues.
  • Create cost estimates for new and repeat work, inclusive of labour; materials; packaging and tooling.
  • Assist the Operations team to evaluate new, or emerging, manufacturing techniques, including building industrial and academic links.
  • Create business case and CAPEX calculations to assist management decisions with respect to new product lines or process updates.
  • Monitor KPIs to ensure specific targets are achieved.
  • Identify production / cost trends and implement corrective actions and improvements.
  • Interface with design department personnel to analyse new concepts and designs to ascertain the most cost effective manufacturing solution.
  • Support design department reviews related to new concepts and designs, along with legacy product updates.
  • Provide support to the customer interface teams.
  • Experience/Qualifications:
  • Educated to at least HNC/ HND Level.
  • A good understanding of Lean Manufacturing Methods, along with Kaizen, 5S and C.I. processes.
  • PC literate inclusive of Word; Excel and Powerpoint along with digital data and models.
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