Junior Production Engineer

Recruitment Genius
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
This company offers PCB Assembly, through hole assembly & box build services. Small to medium contract manufacturer UK based with excellent customer service.


To provide engineering support to production processes and activities seeking ways to resolve problems and continuously improve methods of manufacture.

Key results area

- To generate, update and issue all production documentation, e.g. Route cards, Work instructions, Test / Inspection Procedures etc.
- To create and amend BOMs and in conjunction with engineering and purchasing functions, cost any new alternative parts.
- To generate placement programs for the SMT Line and AOI inspections Programs.
- To support breakdown of all equipment
- To define, source and install new tools, jigs, fixtures, equipment and machinery
- To continuously improve production processes
- To prepare and monitor planned maintenance schedules for plant, tooling, machinery, jigs, fixtures, test equipment and other related equipment in use in the factory to optimise cost and downtime of equipment
- To liaise with customers on products and test rigs, to ensure compatibility with production processes and equipment
- To liaise with all relevant departments on engineering changes (ECDs) and to raise and control ECDs on matters of production documentation and BOMs
- To become involved in ad hoc projects, remain abreast of new developments in production processes and make recommendations for improvements.
- To assist in the education/training of production staff in the use of new tools and techniques
- To undertake a range of miscellaneous production related activities when required e.g. specifying PCB panels to reduce manufacturing lead times, authorising payments to service contractors etc
- To comply with company health, safety and environmental policies and procedures

Key Performance Measures

- Manufacturing process lead times
- Build Quality
- Downtime of plant and equipment
- Accuracy of BOMs
- Number of process improvements
- Contribution to skill/people development
- ISO accreditation

Recruitment benefits, what can they offer you?

- 37.75 hours per week
- Healthcare cash plan (up to GBP2,000 per year, including dental and eye care)
- Discounts on up to 180 high street stores and restaurants (via Perkbox)
- Additional company bonus available
- 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
- Company pension scheme
- Free on-site parking
- Career progression
- Long term prospect with a strong company

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