Production Engineer (NPI)

Job ID : 867

Production Engineer 
(NPI / Developmental)
Location: Derby (East Midlands)
Permanent Role - excellent working hours
Salary Bracket: £30,000 to £32,000 |
+ Benefits + Overtime rate


Our client provides high quality specialised products and services to the aerospace and turbo-machinery industries gloablly, working within some of the world’s leading companies.
They currently have an exciting new vacancy for a Production Engineer to join their company in a role that will focus on NPI and developmental work.
The Production Engineer will oversee, manage and plan various projects, providing a central co-ordination role, ensuring that project requirements are delivered within their agreed quality, time and cost standards.
Duties include producing BOMs, work instructions for the ‘shop floor’ along with the design of jigs, fixtures and tooling.
We are seeking someone with a background in Aerospace or Precision Engineering , who has a good understanding of manufacturing and machining methods.

CANDIDATE PROFILE HNC or equivalent experience in Mechanical Engineering.  Background in Aerospace or Precision Engineering. Good knowledge and understanding of aerospace/precision engineering manufacturing methods and processes.  Able to understand and evaluate machining drawings, assembly drawings, and detailed technical schemes.  Strong planning and organisational skills.   A good understanding of standard manufacturing methods (e.g. Milling, Turning, EDM, Welding, Vacuum Furnace Brazing, etc.)  Excellent communication skills, with previous experience of customer facing activities.  Excellent skills in attention to detail and working to quality standards.  Strong time management skills with the ability to effectively co-ordinate multiple projects.  Ability to employ critical thinking, logic and reasoning to troubleshoot and solve problems.  Desirable: Previous experience of sourcing and purchasing materials to Rolls-Royce specifications, including exotic alloys and specialised components.  Desirable: Any knowledge based in instrumentation of any nature would be very beneficial. (Strain Gauging, Thermocouples, Pressure tubes, UCTS, etc.) Desirable: Experience of designing jigs, fixtures and tooling with Solidworks.  THE ROLE Prepare detailed planning documentation and material schedules according to technical engineering drawings, schemes and customer specifications.  Co-ordinate with and manage sub-contractors and product suppliers for timely delivery.  Administer and maintain relevant spreadsheets and tracking documentation. Produce bill of materials and process documentation to support manufacturing operations.  Create and provide work instructions for new projects prior to releasing to the shop floor, so that production staff has a complete method of manufacture.  Design jigs, fixtures and tooling, employing Solidworks.  Determine the required levels of quality and assist in ensuring that standards are adhered to.  Liaise with sub-contractors and customer engineering to resolve technical issues.  Purchasing activities and order processing.  Ensure management has visibility of all programmes and associated deliverables.  Assist with resource availability and management to meet programme requirements.  Proactively offer suggestions or methods that will offer reduced time, cost or risk in the manufacturing process.  Integrate work with Engineering, Production, Quality, Purchasing, and Scheduling Departments to ensure a smooth flow of quality products through the company.  Adhere to company Health and Safety standards.  Support the development of new methods, processes, and equipment and apply them to the manufacturing operation. ADDITIONAL INFO Based in Derby, East Midlands  Free on-site parking Hours on Work (37.5 PW), 7.30 - 4.15 (Mon - Thurs), 7.30 12-00 (Fri) 33 days holiday (25 + Bank holidays) Training and developent opportunities

Salary : 30000
Country : United Kingdom
Region : Derby

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