£25,000 to £30,000 plus benefits
Main Purpose of the Production Engineer
Support production by working to enhance yield, investigate and solve production issues and maintain equipment.
Main duties of the Production Engineer
•Develop operating instructions and equipment specifications for production activities.
•Investigate production engineering problems, analyse root causes and resolve issues.
•Evaluate production activities and make recommendations for improvements.
•Suggest new and/or alternative materials to maximize production.
•Management and repair of RMA's and returns as required.
•Work with the quality function to Investigate and document the cause of returns and report causes and remedial actions to ensure continuous improvement within DTI, MPI and Operations.
•Analyse fault trends in RMAs
•Collect product intelligence on reports of product faults and in house production issues and make recommendations for remedial actions.
•Investigate production yield issues, suggest and implement countermeasures
•Assist in maintaining test rigs
•Responsible for maintenance and control of equipment under the company calibration system.
•Developing and maintaining assembly instructions
•Locate and repair product faults.
•Perform modifications on production batches as required.
•Assist in building engineering prototypes
Key skills and experience required for the Production Engineer
•Expert skills in manual soldering of electronic components down to 0402/TQFP case size.
•Expert skills in the use of hand tools
•Skilled in the use of electronic test equipment; DMMs, oscilloscopes, pulse generators, etc.
•A practical, can-do attitude towards solving PCB and mechanical assembly issues is essential.
•Computer literacy is essential. The ability to create/modify macros in MS Excel would be an advantage.
•The ability to read and understand mixed signal (analogue and digital) electronic circuit schematics is essential.
•The ability to fault-find electronic circuits based upon their behaviour and upon the circuit schematic is necessary.
•Qualifications in electronics such as ONC, City & Guilds, BTEC level 3 or equivalent would be a distinct advantage.
•The flexibility to adapt to the needs of a fast growing company
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to ensure effective team work.
Benefits for the Production Engineer
25 days holidays plus bank holidays
Clean / Air conditioning environment
Great hours of work Monday to Friday 37.5 hour a week flexible
For more details on this post, please contact Lisa Parsons