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Date Added: Sat 10/09/2022

Production Engineer

Leicester, LE13GQ, UK
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Company: OPTIMA UK INC LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £35000/annum

Job Title: Production Engineer (Ref: 20433)

Location: Leicester

Salary: £30-35k/annum

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The Role

To provide Engineering support required for the Production processes of the business, focusing on quality, reviewing and advising on production methods, continuous improvement and reduction of scrap/waste, working closely to support the Head of Engineering

Reports to: Managing Director

Duties & Responsibilities

Preparation of documents, defining the production process, including preparatory works created from design drawings, with detailed descriptions of the individual work operations
Conducting technical feasibility at enquiry stage
Creating stage drawings
Creating material master data and routing in the ERP System (ABAS)
Design of jigs/fixtures/tooling
Assisting with machine purchase specifications, layout, maintenance plans & repairs
Providing technical support to manufacturing including programming, internal & external production issues, ordering tooling/consumables
Providing technical support to quality including Quality Plans/Control Plans, internal & external NCRs
Implementation of corrective actions
Being aware of current projects being scheduled/in progress
Continuous Improvement in the production processes
Filing & traceability of data
Liaison with Purchasing & or Suppliers, in particular Tooling suppliers, purchase of right tools and materials (with consideration to cost, availability etc)The Candidate

Experience within the manufacturing industry, preferably within the Racing Industry or Aerospace
Experience with CAD/CAM software and reading manufacturing drawings
Experience in defining manufacturing processes
Experience with Kaizen, 5S, Continuous Improvement and Lean Enterprise practices
Experience with ISO 9001 requirements, basic knowledge of product liability
Knowledge of statistical methods (distribution, process capability)
Additional languages would be an advantage (German)
Knowledge and understanding of the automotive racing industry, competitors, products, and developments
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