Job Description

PRODUCTION ENGINEER

We are working with an extremely busy special purpose machinery manufacturer, who have maintained and grown their customer base and business portfolio throughout the pandemic. 

This continued growth and with order books full for 2021 / 2022 means a Production Engineer is required to join an established team and help support the smooth transition and introduction of their machinery and products to market and meet the required delivery targets.  

The Production Engineer will work in a team environment to prepare manufacturing / procurement information that will be as cost effective, functional and reliable as is appropriate to the standards expected of the Company’s equipment.

Salary & Benefits:

  • £37,000 - £42,000
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays) 
  • Pension 
  • Training & Development 
  • Full ownership of Projects. 

Responsibilities and Duties of a Production Engineer:

  • Develop and create project Bill of Materials within the company ERP system.
  • Review new design concepts before they are finalised to ensure manufacturability.
  • Liaison with Supply Chain to ensure suitability of manufacturing design.
  • Liaison with suppliers and Procurement Team to arrange quotations against designs in advance of placing requisitions – to allow for efficient order placement once released as the sourcing decision will have been determined.
  • Preparation of detailed parts lists of all items called up on manufacturing drawings and as otherwise required with reference to the Company’s computerised part-numbering system.
  • Compiling, issuing and maintaining all such manufacturing information. 
  • Manage engineering tasks relating to project demands.
  • Own allocated new designs and design changes within product range producing a complete package of documents as necessary to fully establish the design definition.
  • Evaluate components for incorporation into the Company’s products, ensuring that such components are both cost effective and fit for the purpose required.
  • Preparation of design and purchasing specifications.
  • Preparation of cost estimates and outline specifications of design activity for incorporation into quotations.
  • Represent the Team at appropriate meetings and reviews.
  • Ensure that, where appropriate, standard components are used – this requires thoroughly checking the ERP system for existing designs and items already in stock before committing to a new design.

Experience and Qualifications – Production Engineer

  • A formal qualification in Engineering 
  • A working knowledge of Machinery Design and Manufacture 
  • A good understanding of Design Change, NPI and Quality 
  • A proven background in liaison with suppliers and partners.
  • Good experience with ERP systems 
  • Excellent communication skills 

This Prodiuction Engineer role is commutable from: Southampton, Eastleigh, Bournemouth, Winchester, Guildford, Newbury 

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

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This Stock Controller role is Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Rugby, Loughborough

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Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

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Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

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  • 33 days holiday
  • Share scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 6% employer pension
  • Life cover

This senior Piling Design role is pivotal in the development of the South East Regional Office within the piling discipline. Substantial experience will be gained in CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast driven piles for a market leading specialist renowned for innovation and development.

  • Reporting to the Area Manager, you will cover all aspects of the regional piling work winning activities with a certain level of autonomy (depending on experience), in respect of pile design and technical sales including CFA, CHD, Tubular Steel and Precast Driven. Some overlap may occur with the Mini piling team in respect of technical support and sales, and liaison with other regions will be required in terms of sales intelligence, pricing levels and R and D.
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Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994