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Job Ref:  204574688
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Sheffield
Post Code:  S1
Salary:  £35000 - £45000/annum
19/10/2016 09:46
Our client, a long standing high volume manufacturing business in Sheffield, seek to appoint a Production Engineer with good knowledge of continuous improvement, a history of working with CNC controlled machinery, and previous experience of automating production processes to increase efficiency. The appointed Production Engineer will improve factory layout, production processes and methods of working to reduce labour spend through automation and implement lean manufacturing techniques to reduce cycle times, remove material waste, and increase quality and repeatability.

You will have clear views on continuous improvement and automation to be the driving force behind change alongside the people skills to liaise with multiple departments. You will be a good communicator able to quickly explain your ideas to key stakeholders within the business. Reporting in to the Managing Director the appointed Production Engineer will ideally come from a fast moving, high volume, automated manufacturing background with previous experience of CNC controlled machinery: plastic, glass, electronics, food, furniture, automotive, etc.

Production Engineer - Role and Responsibilities - Manufacturing Engineer

- Investigate root causes of production bottlenecks and design appropriate solutions
- Standardise working practices to simplify production processes
- Spearhead a company wide drive to introduce further automation to reduce labour spend
- Liaise with maintenance to increase OEE and reduce machine downtime
- Make improvements to working processes and production techniques to reduce lead times, improve tooling and changeovers, and drive increased output
- Make recommendations for CAPEX projects and manage subsequent projects for new equipment

Production Engineer - Skills and Abilities - Manufacturing Engineer

- Extensive experience of production engineering: layout, continuous flow, SMED, CAPEX, planning, capacity modelling/simulation, costing, etc
- Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement knowledge
- Previous experience working with CNC controlled production machinery
- Knowledge of high volume manufacturing (plastic, glass, electronics, food, automotive, etc)
- Experience of automating production processes to reduce labour spend

Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, CNC, Automation, Continuous Improvement
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