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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

Production Engineer (NPI)

Segensworth, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £33.70 - £45/hour

Production Engineer / NPI / Manufacturing Engineer

6 months contract in Fareham, Hampshire
Umbrella Pay Rate is £45 per hour
PAYE Pay rate is £33.70 per hour
Candidates require previous experience of Small Intricate Assembly manufacturing processes
NPI including working from drawings to get the new products into production
Require Electrical and Mechanical knowledge, and have a basic understanding in electrical testing
Has previously played an active role in the front-end design process, to ensure the designers are suitably informed to make design decisions that support the ability to procure materials & manufacture a product in the most efficient & sustainable way.
Possesses knowledge in various applications including but not limited to castings, machining processing, joining processes, metal cutting & tool design, metrology, machine tools, machining systems, automation, jigs and fixtures, die and mould design, material science, design of automobile / aerospace parts, and machine designing and manufacturing. 


Identify manufacturing needs for new products in development
Design new systems and processes and provide facilities & methods to ensure the cost-effective integration of new products or for the improvement of existing ones into manufacturing operations
Ensure all product and system requirements are taken into account from the initial product conception to the finished result
Assist with shop floor layout and cell designs - both UK & offshore sites
Design fixtures and tooling for assembly tasks
Generating production documentation such as assembly instructions
Reduce variability in manufacturing by providing standard work methods and work instructions
Ensure product and process quality meets specifications required
Oversee installation of machinery and equipment - as required
Maintain statistical and financial records
Improve manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning work flow, space requirements and equipment layout
Remove waste from the processes
Support and lead continuous improvement, problem solving and process improvement activities
Carry out PFMEAs, (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis) process documentation and implement improvements
Poka Yoke (error proofing) where possible to prevent errors
Investigate production and process issues providing technical support and training
Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
Train people within own work group as well as operatives in UK & Offshore
Travel for business (including driving) is an essential duty in this role
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