Production Engineer

  • Location

    Brackley, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Aerospace, Motorsport, Automotive

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  • Contact:

    Ida Iannone

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Location:         Northampton

Salary:             £42,000

Key Words: production engineer, NX, CNC Programming, jigs, fixtures, NPI

Production Engineer Summary

This world renowned manufacturer for the  aerospace, motorsport and automotive sectors are looking for a production engineer due to continued growth. As part of the production engineering team you will be a key interface between all departments to ensure successful transition from design to production of all new products.


Production Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Design/develop & implement new production methods/jigs/fixtures to support the NPD process
  • Producing CNC programs on 3, 4 & 5 axis plus Turn-mill machines via NX9 & Vericut verification methods.
  • Manage the effective release of new products into Production.
  • Design/develop and implement new cutting technologies to improve existing production methods / product on the production line.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment/jigs & fixtures, using TPM where appropriate
  • Work with all departments for the successful transition of new products from design through to production, including short lead time prototypes.
  • Produce and maintain associated documentation such as Process Instructions, Test Instructions & BOM contents for all product builds.
  • Assist with the implementation of staff training programs.
  • Manage cost containments.
  • Estimating production times & costs.
  • Checking BOM’s for structure & content.
  • Work with supply chain on potential cost reduction programs.

Production Engineer Requirements

  • Demonstrable machining experience of complex (Automotive or Aerospace) components.
  • Relevant engineering qualification (HNC or higher).
  • Proven experience using CAD/CAM systems (NX9).
  • Experienced in the use of Vericut 7 & SAP ERP system.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of modern machining and inspection techniques.
  • Demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving and root cause analysis and countermeasure.
  • Strong planning and organisation skills, embracing change.