Production Engineer

Recruiter
Meridian Business Support Limited
Location
Ilminster
Salary
Neg.
Posted
05 May 2017
Expires
13 May 2017
The Company: Are you looking for a varied Production Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer position which is varied, interesting, hands on and within a 'world class' environment? Our client is a manufacturer of bearings, bushings and thrust bearings for medium speed diesel engines, turbochargers and a range of other rotating and reciprocating machines. As part of the Production Engineering team, your role will be to provide a high standard of engineering support for the day to day production requirements of our manufacturing operations. Key tasks and responsibilities: - To generate production drawings and manufacturing layouts. - To design, specify and manage tooling manufacture and procurement. - To support production to resolve manufacturing issues. - To support the development of new products, processes and manufacturing techniques. - To manage improvement and engineering projects within the business on a range of issues. - Able to write and understand CNC programs - milling / turning. - To carry out costing and estimating of the manufacturing process flows with operation times and costs to supporting contract reviews when necessary - To participate in various ad hoc production engineering activities as may arise from time to time. Profile required for this position: - Applicants should hold an engineering related qualification at HNC level or equivalent. A lower level qualification that is supported with relevant experience will also be considered. - Experience in CAD drawing is required, ideally in 3D solid modeling (CREO / PRO-E) although training will be given. - Hands on milling and/or turning experience within a manufacturing environment. - Good working knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing techniques. - Experience in developing manufacturing and production processes. - High level of competency in maths and the use of computer applications such as Excel, Word and databases is essential. - The ability to self-motivate and organise your own workload. - A track record of working well within a team and in using your own initiative. - The ability to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills. Associated Benefits: - 26 days holiday per annum (allocated to fixed and flexible dates) plus 8 statutory bank holidays. - Prudential Group Personal Pension Plan. - Training and skill development opportunities. Hours of Work: 8.00am - 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday, 8.00am - 1.20pm Friday. 37.50 hours/week. To apply, or to find out more information, please click on one of the "apply" buttons Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.