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Production Engineer (Programmer)

JOB TITLE: Production Engineer (Programmer)

REPORTING TO: Production Engineering Manager

LOCATION: Peterborough

JOB PURPOSE:

  • To provide support and expertise in CNC machining methods, tooling and work holding.
  • To improve production process efficiencies with particular emphasis on the reduction of waste activities.
  • To play a pivotal role in the development of manufacturing processes and procedures.
  • To engineer production requirements in line with the required manufacturing schedules.
  • To provide engineering support within the business and to help ensure its products can be produced to meet the requirements of safety, quality, cost and delivery.
  • To provide an accurate database of costs to help with sales quotations.
  • To reduce costs and continuously improve the service of the Production Engineering Department to the rest of the business.

THE JOB (Main Duties):

  • To provide machine tool programs, tool lists and fixtures as required by the manufacturing schedule.
  • To produce accurate Methods of Manufacture for machined components.
  • To promote a continuous improvement culture.
  • To identify improvements in manufacturing processes and procedures.
  • To drive through cost reduction initiatives, including design for manufacture.
  • To help maintain manufacturing schedules with reference to business requirements.
  • To solve problems and improve processes and methods within manufacturing teams.
  • To provide support for technical queries for all areas of the business.
  • To interface between technical and shop floor personnel.
  • To undertake specific projects as and when required.
  • To support the Production Engineering Manager as and when required.

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

  • Qualified engineer to ONC/HNC level in Mechanical/ Production Engineering preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Have a solid understanding of manufacturing process.
  • A broad knowledge of machined components and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Experienced in machine tool programming (Fusion 360 an advantage).
  • Familiarity with writing specifications, procedures and instructions.
  • A good team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Flexible and able to work on own initiative.
  • A methodical approach to tasks.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • A sound knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.

CONTACT:

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing with CV and covering letter to:

HR Department,
Baker Perkins Ltd,
Manor Drive,
Paston Parkway,
Peterborough
PE4 7AP

email [email protected]

Deadline: Friday 18th September 2020

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer