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Production Engineer

Zoek Pin Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil , Wales

Permanent (Full time)

Great opportunity for a Production Engineer with excellent knowledge of best manufacturing practice and improvement. The individual will have a successful track record of change implementation and demonstrate a thorough understanding of process and systematic improvement.

Client Details

My client are part of wider manufacturing group who continue to grow and invest.


Quality Improvement

Customer complaint / root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.
Implementation of and maintenance of quality control procedures.
Factory quality improvement.
Supplier quality improvement.
Good understanding of the need for measurement and Costs

Costing calculations for new sales enquiries.
Product costing actual vs budget.
Variance (labour and materials) improvements

Analysis of and optimisation of working methods and workflows.
Productivity measurement and improvement.
Perform process control to improve.
Improvement in machine uptime and overall equipment improvements

New machine implementation (specification, justification, installation)
Machine optimisation including the use of jigs and tooling.
Diagnosis of machine performance and systematic machine improvement Material change

Cost reduction.
Quality improvement.
Product rationalisation.
Phased implementation considering current inventory and customer layouts and process flow analysis

The importance of how to lay out a factory.
Workflow analysis and definition, documentation, and data management

Establish standard operating procedures.
Automation of shop floor data collection.
Visual management implementation.
Provide regular reports regarding factory performance (daily, weekly, monthly)Profile

In order to be considered as the Production Engineer you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

Ideally Degree qualified in engineering or science degree or equivalent.

You will need to demonstrate a successful track record gained in a Production/Process/Manufacturing Engineering type role.
Good knowledge of manufacturing improvement tools and techniques including root cause analysis.

Understanding of engineering documentation.

Safe working practises in a manufacturing environment to ensure personal safety and the safety of others.

Presence on the shop floor is of paramount importance.

Enterprise Resource Planning tool such as SAP.

Good communication skills (verbal and written)

Able to work on multiple tasks with varying priorities.

Self-motivated ("can do attitude") and able to work in a team / multiple teams.

Job Offer

Excellent salary, pension and health care

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