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Production Engineer

Job Summary

  • Location Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum + early finish Friday
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Industrial & Manufacturing, Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 13 February 2020
  • Ref 4329_1581607941

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Job Description

Are you passionate about continuous improvement and making a difference? We are looking for a driven Production Engineer who is able to provide Engineering leadership to Operations on new products as well as continually looking to improve processes in production. Building relationships within the business is essential in order to share best practice throughout the plant. The role would be based in Fareham.

What will you be doing?

Work with other departments to identify possible cost savings and plant improvements, ensuring appropriate actions are taken

Minimise the impact of issues to daily operations, implementation of any process improvements

Support the Production Engineering Manager by organising team activities such as Kaizen workshops ensuring both existing and new products can be manufactured in line with company requirements

Work with the new product launch teams to ensure success, working towards a solid handover between the design department and production engineering

Keep up to date on new or emerging manufacturing techniques, take ownership of any possible changes

Prepare equipment specifications, process FMEAs, process flow and SOP's during product development or improvement activities.

Monitor KPIs and ensure specific targets are achieved and identifying trends and corrective actions and improvements.

This role is paying circa £35000 to £40000 but that does depend on experience and/or suitability for the role. benefits include 5 weeks holiday, parking, pension scheme (contributory), subsidised canteen, cycle to work scheme, Discount scheme (for various shops and businesses).

The company is easily commutable from Portsmouth, Southampton, Waterlooville, Fareham, Cosham, Havant and surrounding areas.

What do I need?

You will need to have solid background in manufacturing within a Production Engineer role or similar role encompassing some or all of the above duties

Engineering qualification equivalent to a HND along with some engineering experience

Previous injection moulding experience is a must

Strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing Methods, OEE, Kaizen and CANDO as well as using this

Knowledge of JIT Processes

Some basic design (AutoCAD or similar) would be helpful

Please apply, or you can ring Tracy on 02392 483944 anytime to submit your application and learn more.


FPR Group is acting within the capacity of a Recruitment Agency for their client.

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Tracy De Pass FIRP DipRP

Tracy De Pass FIRP DipRP

Joining our Technical and Engineering division in 2006 as an administrator, I immediately fell in love with recruitment and proceeded to work as hard as I could to gain promotions. I specialise in permanent recruitment and I am able to use my 10 years’ experience, as well as my knowledge of the…

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