Production Engineer

Full Time

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JOB- Production Engineer 
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £38,000 – £42,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for a Production Engineer on a permanent basis in the Newport area with experience in low volume and high value products. You will be accountable for NPI projects as well as CI and the use of Lean Manufacturing methodologies

The Production Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:

Mechanical/Manufacturing degree or work based time equivalent
Ability to understand engineering instructions, processes, and drawings
3 plus years working in Manufacturing
Experience within Lean Manufacturing environment
Experience with CAD would be beneficial
Proactive in approach to customers & suppliers & areas to improve efficiency
Ability to lead technical meetings & discussions with customers
Thrives under pressure & the will to succeed
Ability / robustness to self-prioritise workload in a NPI environment
Takes responsibility for ownership of issues and problems providing effective practical solutionsThe Production Engineer role will involve:

Maintain & improve existing products in regards to Manufacturing processes, including build to print BOM’s
Creating/ updating work instructions, process sheets, testing/validation plans
Design & arranging manufacture of jigs, fixtures, and test rigs
Processing ECR’s and producing corrective actions
Support business improvement with lean techniques e.g. PFMEA, FMEA
Deliver continuous improvement, operational excellence, and Lean improvements
Root cause analysis and problem-solving techniques (8D, 5WHY, Fishbone)
Maintain H&S risk assessments for current & new processes
Liaise with customers, suppliers, and other departments with ongoing engineering issuesIf you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV to find out more, along with your availability and your salary expectation