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    Production Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Location: Morecambe, Lancashire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 01/08/2018
  • Job reference: Eng/LA_1533139346

Production Engineer - Morecambe

Our Client based in Morecambe is a multi national organisation that specialises in the manufacture of Filtration solutions for multiple industries. The group employs 1630 people in 6 locations around the world. The vacancy would suit an experienced Production / Process Engineer that has experience working on multiple small projects from concept to completion.

The Production Engineer should have a self-sufficient professional approach, they must have the ability to communicate well, use Microsoft software to produce project documentation and have experience working on small to medium equipment ideally in a FMCG Industry. You will be required to meet multiple project deadlines. The ability to read and create technical drawings using Solid Works or similar is desirable.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with production to reduce downtime and defects on all production machinery as requested by the Department head. Focus on permanent robust solutions.
  • Data Analysis, Fault Diagnosis and process improvement to increase efficiency and reduce downtime.
  • To manage multiple projects from concept through to completion (process Validation, PPM schedule, full production Work Instruction & documentation), creating relevant drawings and documentation whilst ensuring project records are kept up to date.
  • Project completion involves supporting team work within your own department as well as with Product Design Engineers. You will be required to offer & receive project support within both teams to aid the completion of their projects as well as your own.
  • The day to day support of production (setups and re-programming) and assistance to maintenance (as required), which may include preventative and reactive maintenance.
  • The optimisation of existing processes through Continuous Improvement activities, to achieve improved profit margins on select product lines.
  • The design and setup of production cells to create one piece flow with the use of 5S and other techniques.
  • Design of equipment, jigs, fixtures.
  • Quality investigation support: Root cause quality issues of a technical process nature and create written reports & Process Validations.

Desirable skills: A good understanding of pneumatic and electrical control, plc's, integration of robotics. Experience in the design & use of automated assembly systems. A knowledge of Health & Safety regulations and requirements, ability to present information clearly and have a "hands on" attitude.

Education: Minimum Higher National Certificate or equivalent experience.

This is a permanent position working 40 hrs per week, paying up to £30,000 PA plus 5% pension contribution, dependant on experience

To apply for this position, please send an up-to-date CV to or call 01772 259121 and ask for Tracy Carlisle

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.