Production Engineer - Peterborough

Ref: 1433 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 May 2022
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Production Engineer (Programmer)
Location:          Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary:             £28,000 to £30,000 P/A + excellent benefits package  
Hours:              37 hours per week 
We have an exciting opportunity for Production Engineer / Programmer to join a world class, historically renowned engineering / manufacturing business based in Peterborough. The company name is synonymous with quality and innovation, with an extensive product range to offer. The opportunity will present the you with the environment to realise your potential and grow with the business.
As the Production Engineer, you will provide support and expertise in CNC machining methods, tooling and work holding whilst playing a pivotal role in the development of manufacturing processes and procedures, with particular emphasis on the reduction of waste activities. You will also provide engineering support within the business and to help ensure its products can be produced to meet the requirements of safety, quality, cost and delivery
Production Engineer duties
  • To provide machine tool programs, tool lists and fixtures as required by the manufacturing schedule
  • To produce accurate Methods of Manufacture for machined components
  • To promote a continuous improvement culture
  • To identify improvements in manufacturing processes and procedures
  • To drive through cost reduction initiatives, including design for manufacture
  • To help maintain manufacturing schedules with reference to business requirements
  • To solve problems and improve processes and methods within manufacturing teams
  • To provide support for technical queries for all areas of the business
  • To interface between technical and shop floor personnel
  • To undertake specific projects as and when required
  • To support the Production Engineering Manager as and when required
Production Engineer skills and experience required:
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Have a solid understanding of manufacturing process
  • A broad knowledge of machined components and Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Experienced in machine tool programming (HyperMill an advantage)
  • Familiarity with writing specifications, procedures and instructions
  • Flexible and able to work on own initiative
Please note; Due to the occasional high amount of applications, it can be difficult to reply to everyone. If you haven’t been contacted within 2 working weeks, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. However, thank you for your interest.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment.
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