Senior Production Engineer

Senior Production Engineer Salary: DOE Location: Plymouth, UK Requirements: Right to work in the UK. Tier sponsorship not available. Outline:- Managing engineering activities within a small team of production engineers. Working with the (NPI) New Product Implementation team to support in the development of products for customers such as Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and HPE. Responsible […]

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Engineer

Senior Production Engineer

Salary: DOE

Location: Plymouth, UK

Requirements: Right to work in the UK. Tier sponsorship not available.

Outline:-

  • Managing engineering activities within a small team of production engineers.
  • Working with the (NPI) New Product Implementation team to support in the development of products for customers such as Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and HPE.
  • Responsible for maintaining the companies technical (ERP) Engineering Resource Planning system for Bill of Materials, Routings and Master data.
  • Working in cross functional teams to support the NPI and ongoing production processes

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Managing and leading a small team of production engineers.
  • ERP System management – including Description, PN, Routings, Master Data creation and management.
  • Process development for new and existing products within the sheet metal environment.
  • Product costing – including cost analysis for engineering reviews and final product cost approval.
  • Expertise in sheet metal manufacturing including CNC programming press tools and brake presses.
  • Supporting design reviews and linking this to (DFMEA) Design Failure Mode Analysis and also (PFMEA) Process Failure Mode Analysis.
  • Leading (DFM) Design for Manufacture meetings to ensure manufacturing processes are considered during the design phase of the products.

Essential Qualifications Desirable Qualifications

  • HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering 1. Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • GCSE Maths or equivalent
  • GCSE English

Essential Knowledge

  • SAP or equivalent ERP system knowledge (Engineering resource Planning).
  • Understanding of Machine Programming software.
  • BOM Building.
  • Expertise in sheet metal manufacturing including CNC programming press tools and brake presses.
  • Six sigma Problem solving.
  • Lean manufacturing principles.

Skills

  • Leading teams.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Confident to lead meetings and team events.
  • Engineering and Manufacturing processes.

Experience

  • A proven record of leading engineering activities within and engineering environment.
  • Machine Programming.
  • Pierce and Folding tooling and principles.

The ideal candidate will be able to discuss:-

  • Working to deadlines, under pressure and on their own initiative.
  • Technical knowledge, with effective written and verbal communication.
  • Work well as part of a close-knit team.
  • Flexible and proactive.
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