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Production Engineer - Automation / Manufacturing


The Product Development team is instrumental in the design, testing and manufacturing of  innovative engineering solutions and due to our continual growth, my client is now looking for a Production Engineer to join the team.

The Production Engineering team sits within the wider Product Development department, and is responsible for resolving engineering issues on engineering products / equipment from handover to end-of-life. This could include working on various automated systems including robots, peripherals, maintenance areas, crash protection and recovery systems

Key accountabilities:

  • Providing a containment for and resolving design based issues with electromechanical equipment in the companies automated distribution centres / Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs)
  • Ensuring the solution provided is fully tested
  • Strong engineering problem solving ability
  • Documenting tests appropriately and presenting findings
  • Negotiating resource for testing and assistance from other departments
  • Stakeholder management (including but not limited to the project management, design and technical teams)
  • Working with the current project design team to have drawings made and ensure design continuity
  • Ensuring all works undertaken are done safely and that any changes being made do not affect compliance adversely
  • Support commissioning activities
  • Meeting agreed delivery timescales

Skills/experience required:

  • An engineering/science qualification, to HND or Degree level
  • Strong problem solving skills (Six Sigma qualification or training would be beneficial but not essential)
  • Strong data capture and analysis skills and use of appropriate software tools
  • Engineering skills to resolve mechanical/electrical/electronics/manufacturing/reliability issues (working in conjunction with relevant teams)
  • Experience and ability to manage internal design and engineering resource as well as external suppliers
  • Ability to communicate progress in a structured manner to an audience of varying technical levels
  • Understanding of product reliability and reliability testing

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV.

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

  • Contact: Paul Leyshon

This position is now closed.

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