Programming/Production Process Engineer

  • Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum

  • Location: Pean Hill

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  • Reference: 37294228

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Programming/Production Process Engineer
Permanent opportunity
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a programming/production process engineer with a leading manufacturing business based in the Kent area on a full-time permanent basis.
Our client specialises in the design and manufacture of high-quality components for used within the Aerospace, Military and Industrial sectors. 
The Programming/Production Process Engineer will be required to do the following;

  • Producing CNC programs for Fanuc controlled multi spindle, multi turret turning machines, whilst ensuring that set up and cycle times are optimised
  • Supporting CNC Setters and Operators to prove out programs on the shop floor
  • Analysing production problems, identifying and implementing engineered solutions to fix root cause
  • Driving quality process control
  • Ensuring new and existing products are routed through best cost and quality solution to meet cost targets and implement change
  • Leading process layout of new product and carrying out / owns all activity including PFMEAs to ensure process controls required are in place, providing manufacturability feedback to engineering in new design.
  • Leading and measuring improvements to company in terms of cost, quality and delivery
  • Developing and maintaining the tool library and all documentation; select, scope, justify and implement new equipment and tooling; liaise directly with suppliers to support tooling or equipment procurement.
  • Updating engineering documentation in line with quality management system. 

The Programming/Production Process Engineer is required to have the following;

  • Degree / HND/HNC in relevant Engineering discipline
  • Manufacturing experience, ideally within a component or assembly industry
  • CNC machining and programming experience on fanuc controlled multi-axis machines
  • Experience of reading and analysing technical drawings, as well as the ability and experience of dealing with day-to-day production issues
  • Experience of cost reduction and quality improvements; lean implementation; set-up reduction; new product introduction; best cost manufacturing routing
  • Ability to use CAD/knowledge of CAD
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Lean and continuous improvement skills, including 5S, SMED and OEE
  • Knowledge of Quality Control Systems and Data Analysis

If you are interested in the position, please apply with an updated CV.