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  • Job reference: RMS0219533

Production Development Specialist

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/11/2019
  • Duration: temp to perm
  • Time left:
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    (31/12/19)
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The Role:

As the Production Development Specialist you will be responsible for optimising the production organisation's assembly methods, processes and equipment in order to minimise labour hours in accordance with business strategies related to quality, efficiency, costs and safety.
- Working phases: Defines the working phase sequence of a new production process in order to achieve the targeted product cost and equipment investment budget. Ensures appropriate production methods, cycle-time, equipment performance, and materials/components in support of production targets.
Agreeing budgets, timescales and specifications with clients and managers.
- Improvement projects: Identifies and recommends improvement opportunities and implements improvement projects, ensuring adherence to timeframe, quality and cost requirements.
Maintaining and modifying equipment to ensure that it is safe, reliable and efficient
Analysing and interpreting data.
- Production Process: Ensures the production process complies with the project targets. Approves the design for processes developed internally or externally, and performs final tests with respect to the project.
Testing, evaluating, modifying and re-testing products
- Production Support: Provides support to Production during the internal/external process/equipment start-up, defining action plans and training relevant maintenance and production resources.
Liaising with suppliers
Providing technical support
- Process technologies: Evaluates new process technologies to improve productivity, quality and cost reduction, defining and leading testing activities, approval criteria and external provider choices.
Using computer-aided design/modelling software (CAD design or CREO proficient).
- Designs: Producing and implementing designs and test procedures
Presenting designs to managers and clients
Writing reports and documentation

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Design Process background - AutoCAD OR CAD experience
Engineering Qualification
Excellent Interpersonal skills
Computer literacy
Excellent Communication skills (written and verbal)
Understanding of Lean Manufacturing

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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