Production Engineer

Posted 15 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationEbbw Vale
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
Contact NameAdam Nicklin

Job description

Job Title: Production Engineer

Location: Ebbw Vale

Employment Type: [Full-time/ Permanent]

Working Hours: Monday - Friday 06:00-14:00/14:00-22:00

Salary: Salary to be discussed based on experience

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Production Engineerto join our well-established client based in the Ebbw Vale area.

This role presents a unique chance to become a part of a dedicated team within a well-established Manufacturing company.

Job Description:

Working closely with supervisors across departments. You will be pivitol in supporting and developing the team by introducing and implementing methods that will effectively ensure the facility is considered best in class.


* Lead and coordinate engineering workstreams in support of the production strategies and provide technical support to the Production teams on a day to day basis.

* Develop and implement strategies to ensure the team conduct daily business by using tools such as Dynamic Control Planning, Feasibility studies, Change Control, Project fund tracking, CCAR's, Energizer Production System and other related systems. Drive the mind-set of change required to achieve the above.

* Work with their Manager and Plant Training to ensure an effective plan to meet the training needs analysis for the engineering team is effectively achieved.

* Coordinate the team and individual activities to maximise workload to achieve the daily goals with a view to achieving longer term scorecard objectives, including engineering budget objectives.

* Continually assess and coach the teams to ensure standard practice is in place to ensure optimum safety, quality and delivery elements are met during day to day and project activities.

* Proactive involvement in the investigation of Quality or production constraint concerns via the use of methodical problem solving tools and techniques to ensure fault resolution and recurrence prevention. Ensure follow up actions are captured and conducted through 6 Panel and 5 why processes.

* Lead\coordinate shutdown work/project planning & delivery.

Reporting to the Engineering and Maintenance Leader, key responsibilities will be to lead and support:

  • JPM Improvements

  • Forward Planning and Launch activities

  • SQDCME Compliance

  • EPS Initiatives

  • Provide "hands on" engineering support to the team

  • Any other related duties

What we are looking for

Applicants should ideally hold or be studying for a Degree/or equivalent in Engineering or related subject, whilst ideally also possessing the following skills/attributes.

  • A high level of motivation, initiative and creativity

  • Knowledge of quality tools such as 6 Sigma, 6 Panel reporting, FMEA & DCP

  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage a demanding workload

  • Ability to analyse and present data

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Evidence of leadership, interpersonal and team building skills.

  • A flexible approach to successfully managing frequent change and evidence of participation in quality and productivity continuous improvement.

  • An understanding of Policy Deployment and the use of scorecards in measuring performance against objectives is also essential for this position.

  • Strong analytical skills - ideally applicants should have and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of Six Sigma methodologies.

  • Computer literacy preferred packages to include Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Microsoft Project

  • Experience in using CAD is preferable.

How to Apply:

Contact Number: 01495 421926

We thank you for considering Candour Talent Recruitment for your career aspirations and encourage you to continue exploring opportunities with us in the future. Good Luck with your application and we look forward to receiving your CV.

Who are we at Candour Talent?

At our award-winning recruitment agency, we pride ourselves on building strong connections with both our clients and candidates. We operate as both a recruitment specialist for permanent recruitment and a recruitment business for the supply of temporary workers, ensuring that we can effectively meet the diverse needs of our clients and candidates. With a dedicated and passionate team of professionals, we're committed to taking time to understand your unique skills, experiences, and aspirations ensuring that we match you with opportunities that not only align with your professional goals but also inspire you to thrive. Whether you're seeking a career change, advancement, or a new challenge, we're here to support you every step of the way.

Rest assured that when you apply for a role through Candour Talent Recruitment, your details will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and in accordance with our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, outlining how your information will be used.

While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, please note that only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted for further consideration. If you do not hear back from us within 7 days of your application, we regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.