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Do you want to work in an exciting company who are industry leaders in innovation and technology across healthcare, life sciences, defence and security, transportation and industrial markets around the world? If so, this global company are keen to recruit a Production Engineer to drive a proactive approach to right first-time quality to promote growth, will enhance the reputation of the business through exceptional quality standards and contribute towards a significant reduction in overall manufacturing costs. This role is a key position with the Production Engineering team and will bring with it the flexibility to work across all product ranges within RF Power.
Work with manufacturing and supply teams eradicate any problems of a technical nature.
Driving full root cause analysis with sustainable corrective actions in place.
Develop short to mid-range improvement plans for both product and process.
Assist manufacturing in creating balanced lines with the flexibility to change with production requirements.
Be involved in the analysis of new and existing designs to ensure DFM & DFA criteria is met.
Write and review process FMEA & control plans and complete Risk Assessments.
Plan and control the execution of manufacturing change from concept to production acceptance for process improvements and trials through permits, concessions, SWI's etc;
Identification and preparation of CAPEX justifications, when required, detailing of specifications and ROI for each application.
Review, update, write and maintain clear and concise work instructions (SOP's) for use by the Operations area.
Support Sales with the preparation of data for customer and project bids.
Control the introduction of new parts and tools into the manufacturing environment.
Challenge conventions in order to ensure continuous improvements, especially with regard to manufacturing cost and ease of manufacture.
Experience of component manufacture and mechanical assembly manufacturing engineering.
Engineering experience supporting manufacturing.
Knowledge of mechanical manufacturing philosophies, i.e. design for manufacture I assembly / test techniques.
A working knowledge of electrical and mechanical assembly, manufacturing and test
CI, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma methodology, Quality toolset experience.
Problem solving experience (8D, A3, Root Cause Analysis etc.).
Understanding of SPC data and calculations.
Hands on product, process, people and customer support.
Experience of ERP/SAP Systems preferred
Knowledge of vacuum electronic technology would be beneficial.
Knowledge of electrical and RF test techniques would be beneficial
British Citizen - Capable of obtaining SC - Security Clearance + ITAR Clearance.
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
6% matched pension
Hours 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday finishing at 4.30pm on Friday.