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Production & Project Engineer

  • £45000 + Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance
  • Exeter, South West,
  • Permanent
Production & Project Engineer

The Opportunity:
This role would suit an experienced Production Engineer or Project Engineer who is is experienced in all aspects of overseeing the production flow and successful implementation of new equipment throughout a 24/7 engineering environment.  You will be experienced within production / manufacturing engineering, running multiple concurrent projects, sourcing and buying new equipment, designing shop floor layouts, working with the maintenance teams to plan interruptions to production, and generally working across multiple departments to implement new systems and equipment.  The role will be 80% office based, with 20% of your time working on the shop floor or seeing suppliers.  Sound exciting?  Then please do apply now.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Creating project plans to support machine rearrangement, equipment installation, improvement, and cost reduction projects.
  • Identifying, specifying, sourcing, and purchasing machines and equipment.
  • Supervising sub-contractors, ensuring project implementation to time and cost whilst complying with all Company and H&S requirements.
  • Identifying and implementing cost reduction and method improvement opportunities.
  • Purchasing parts and equipment for improvement works, collating receipts and raising purchase requisitions.
  • Carrying out plant engineering activities, with minimal supervision, across the site including building infrastructure and manufacturing equipment.
  • Providing technical expertise, including data analysis, planning and execution to improve equipment availability and asset utilisation for the site.
  • Identifying and making improvements to the reliability of equipment to reduce reoccurring faults and downtime.
  • Assisting Maintenance undertaking fault finding across the plant and on the equipment.
  • Implementing and driving reliability excellence (REX) on critical equipment.
  • Creation and maintenance of technical files for new and existing equipment.
 Preferred Skills:
  • Qualified to a HNC or equivalent in Electrical, Controls or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 1 year’s relevant technical experience within an Engineering environment, however a development opportunity may be available for a candidate with other existing engineering qualifications and experience
  • Ability to identify and solve to root cause, repetitive reliability problems and write maintenance procedures
  • CAD experience, business system experience such as Oracle, MP2, Automation experience would be advantageous
  • Ability to collect and analyse overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) on critical equipment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Aware of Microsoft Project.
  • Multiskilled or experienced in both electrical and mechanical disciplines would be an advantage
Working Hours: Mon – Thurs 8-4, Fri 8-2
Sarah Lane Permanent Vacancies Manager 01392 423301

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