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  • Job reference: RMS0186924

Manufacturing Production Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/11/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/12/17)

The Role:
To evaluate manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly tooling, materials and test procedures to develop, improve and implement operationally excellent manufacturing methods.

Main Accountabilities

Provide engineering support and problem solving expertise delivered on time and to an appropriate standard.
Working with colleagues to design new systems, circuits and devices or develop existing technology
Systematically improving the detailed design of a piece of electronic equipment
Ensure operational excellence principles are applied at all times.
Contribute manufacturing technical expertise to new product design and introduction to manufacturing process.
Writing specifications and testing theoretical designs to create user-friendly interfaces.
Drive and facilitate advance manufacturing techniques (Automation).
Ensuring both factory and cell design meet all customer requirements.
Lead verification and validation of manufacturing methods.
Perform manufacturing/ value chain process assessment and make operational re-designs targeting safety improvements, customer delivery improvement and productivity and cost optimisation.
Preparing technical plans using computer-aided engineering and design software - e.g. 2D and 3D CAD
Estimating manufacturing and labour costs, and project timescales
Designing and managing equipment used to control and monitor processes,
systems and machinery in many different areas.
Evaluating operational systems and recommending design modifications to eliminate causes of malfunctions or changes in system requirements

The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BTEC HNC/HND or degree in electronic/electrical engineering or engineering technology.
3 - 5 years' experience of providing engineering support in a manufacturing environment.
Lean manufacturing/automation experience will be advantageous.
Experience of working in cross-functional teams.
Excellent communication skills.
IT skills - including CAD, 3-d modelling, MS Office Suite,
SAP (Desirable).
Knowledge of PLC or LABVIEW will be an advantage.

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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