£32,000 - £36,000
about 1 month ago
£32,000 - £36,000
Yolk Engineering is proud to have partnered exclusively with this global engineering business in the recruitment of a Production Engineer with a background in CNC programming/machining to help drive the ongoing improvement of a consistently developing manufacturing operation.
This high-profile organisation designs and manufactures high-quality critical components used in a number of industries and have a brand name that any engineer would choose, a reputation globally for producing the highest quality work and locally for being one of South Wales’ long-standing employers of choice.
This opportunity offers ongoing development, with a range of internal and external training to ensure you’re at the forefront of your field; the security that comes with a business that’s been a true market leader for over a century; the opportunity to make your mark across a broad range of improvement projects and a collaborative team who enjoy working together.
This is what you’ll be doing
You’ll work in a small team of Production Engineers, owning your own projects and working with colleagues on larger scale work.
You’ll be involved in a variety of tasks and projects, from offline programming using CAM, developing and proving off a process, and supporting production as obstacles arise; to driving improvements in cycle times process flow, factory layouts, tooling improvements and the introduction of next generation machinery.
Plan, design, set up and optimise manufacturing processes.
Develop safe systems of work that safeguards the health and safety of employees.
Programming of CNC machines using CAM software
Working on varied improvement projects e.g. reduced cycle time, cost of products, improved tooling and related trials
Estimating cycle times, and product cost including material, tooling etc.
Control the routings of existing and new products.
Problem solving, regarding any production issue on the shop floor.
To take part in contract reviews for existing and proposed new products.
To write SOPs for existing and any new equipment.
Implement OEE and TPM to drive improvements in equipment availability.
This is what the successful Production Engineer will need
ONC/HNC or equivalent experience
Mechanical Apprenticeship (desirable)
Experience programming, setting and operating CNC lathes and/or milling machines
An understanding of manual machining principles
Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts (desirable)
And this is what you’ll get in return
£32,000 - £36,000 salary, reviewed annually
25 days holidays + bank holidays
Formal professional development
Excellent leadership and management – exceptional staff retention
Are you up to the challenge?
If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now!