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Production Engineer

Job Title: Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary: 40000 - 40000
REF: jdhfns22
Contact Name: Gavin Avis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Production Engineer. Our global client manufacture parts for multiple industry sectors and due to continued expansion are looking for a Production Engineer to join their team.

Production Engineer Benefits- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, 5% pension, free car parking, discretionary bonus, flexi-time

The Production Engineer will:

  • Determine all manufacturing methods of new products together with the individual operational standard time.
  • Produce and amend programs for all CNC machines using CAM systems and produce associated set-up sheets and tooling lists.
  • Examine new machine tools, cutting tools and associated media and processes through journals, visiting other users and attending exhibitions.
  • Investigate and prepare justification for capital equipment.
  • Select and co-ordination of suitable sub-contract sources, with accountability for quality, price and delivery.
  • Train and assist engineers and other employees such as operators and apprentices.
  • Be involved in cross-functional project teams in improving the efficiency of the manufacturing process.
  • Examine other activities that is services to production and to recommend changes for improved productivity.
  • Lead in the introduction of new machine tools, providing support to the shop floor during the initial periods.
  • Design jigs, fixtures and tooling equipment necessary for production.

Production Engineer - Skills/Experience requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Working to engineering drawings at ISO 9001:2015 standards
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of metal cutting, turning and milling/drilling.
  • Competent in programming CNC machine tools, using CAM.
  • Demonstrable experience of process planning products through the manufacturing processes.

Hours of Work:37 hours per week. 8.30am to 4.30pm Mon – Thurs with half hour lunch then 8.30am to 4.00pm Friday with half hour lunch