Production Engineer

Production Engineer – Oldham – £35-40,000 pa

We are currently looking to recruit a Production Engineer for a permanent position with one of our key clients based in the Oldham area. A leader within their specialist market sector, they are looking to bring someone into the engineering team who can assist in the development of automation solutions within their high volume production facility.

The Production Engineer will be responsible for the design, commissioning and test of production tooling, fixtures and assembly systems, and for reducing costs by driving new technologies and processes across production.

There will also be a focus on continuous improvement, and responsibility for producing containment, corrective and preventative actions for production problems to ensure targets are met.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will bring experience / qualifications in Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering, and any exposure to automation would be highly desirable.

Experience in a similar role within manufacturing would be preferred, with 3D CAD skills and a strong understanding of Lean manufacturing techniques.

The role will also involve the creation of SOPs, flow charts, FMEAs and control plans, so experience would be beneficial. Further experience introducing new production equipment and processes would also be preferred.

The Rewards

The salary on offer for this role is up to £40,000 pa dependent on experience.

Package also includes company bonus scheme, pension, and 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays.

This role will be working a 37 hour working week.

To apply for this position please click apply now to send your CV, or alternatively call Chris Johnson at GPW Recruitment on 01744 452 044.