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Production Engineer

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Location: Ilminster, Somerset Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable Industry: Manufacturing
Posted: 15 days ago Contact: Sarah Lane
Apply by: 13/05/2017 Contact Email: slane@meridianbs.co.uk

The Company:

Are you looking for a varied Production Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer position which is varied, interesting, hands on and within a 'world class' environment? Our client is a manufacturer of bearings, bushings and thrust bearings for medium speed diesel engines, turbochargers and a range of other rotating and reciprocating machines. As part of the Production Engineering team, your role will be to provide a high standard of engineering support for the day to day production requirements of our manufacturing operations.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • To generate production drawings and manufacturing layouts.
  • To design, specify and manage tooling manufacture and procurement.
  • To support production to resolve manufacturing issues.
  • To support the development of new products, processes and manufacturing techniques.
  • To manage improvement and engineering projects within the business on a range of issues.
  • Able to write and understand CNC programs - milling / turning.
  • To carry out costing and estimating of the manufacturing process flows with operation times and costs to supporting contract reviews when necessary
  • To participate in various ad hoc production engineering activities as may arise from time to time.

Profile required for this position:

  • Applicants should hold an engineering related qualification at HNC level or equivalent. A lower level qualification that is supported with relevant experience will also be considered.
  • Experience in CAD drawing is required, ideally in 3D solid modeling (CREO / PRO-E) although training will be given.
  • Hands on milling and/or turning experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Good working knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing techniques.
  • Experience in developing manufacturing and production processes.
  • High level of competency in maths and the use of computer applications such as Excel, Word and databases is essential.
  • The ability to self-motivate and organise your own workload.
  • A track record of working well within a team and in using your own initiative.
  • The ability to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills.

Associated Benefits:

  • 26 days holiday per annum (allocated to fixed and flexible dates) plus 8 statutory bank holidays.
  • Prudential Group Personal Pension Plan.
  • Training and skill development opportunities.

Hours of Work: 8.00am - 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday, 8.00am - 1.20pm Friday. 37.50 hours/week.

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Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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