Group Production Engineer (1179)

Ref: 1179
  • Structured training and friendly working environment 
  • Great colleague benefits 
  • Flexible working hours  

One of the UK’s leading Stove and Fireplace manufactures based in Exeter are looking to recruit a Group production Engineer, Responsible for supporting production throughout the in-house metal shop and assembly areas. The role will also focus on the support and development of external suppliers co-ordinating the mutual engineering review of new products ensuring cost effective and sustainable production methods are utilised. 

Monday – Thursday 07:30am-16:30pm Friday 07:30am-14:00 

As Group Production Engineer, you will be: 

  • Identify and present ideas for improving production to improve profitability, Quality, Throughput or H&S. 
  • Conduct feasibility studies on continuous improvement ideas generated from within Production, and having agreed the priority and gained necessary sign off, implement those projects 
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all internal stakeholders to ensure optimal performance 
  • Stay current and up to date on any technology changes that may affect manufacturing and advise of any impact 

As Group production Engineer, you will need: 

  • HNC / HND or equivalent in an Engineering discipline preferred 
  • Experience implementing Manufacturing improvements and Continuous Improvement projects within batch manufacturing businesses 
  • Experience of working with sheet metal fabrications with an understanding of related manufacturing processes and limitations 
  • Project management experience and a track record of identifying and successfully implementing change 
  • Previous involvement in New Product introduction would be beneficial 
  • Experience of Value Analysis and Value Engineering techniques, root cause analysis, FMEA, Value Stream Mapping and 8D would be beneficial 

Package for Group Production Engineer: 

  • 6.4 weeks holiday, inclusive of bank holidays, which rises with length of service 
  • Employee Rewards Hub and Health benefits 
  • Cycle to Work scheme 
  • Staff discount 
  • Free parking 
  • Flexitime 

If you’d like to find out more information, apply today! 

Recruitment Consultant: Benjamin Gayler 

Ref: BG 8969