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Graduate Production Engineer

Graduate Production Engineer

Job Title: Graduate Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £25-30k
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW4937G
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 29, 2019 16:42

Job Description

This opportunity would suit a Graduate who is keen to work in an SME environment, yet receive the backing of a global corporate. The company is a world leader in design & manufacture of connectivity, motion control and power electronics products, servicing the aerospace, defence and industrial markets. 
With revenues in the £15-20m range and circa 120 employees, we are now looking for a Production Engineer who can prepare and provide equipment, processes and clear concise product manufacturing documentation to enable this company to manufacture its chosen products within acceptable time scales, quality standards and cost.
In addition you’ll be responsible for specifying and recommending the purchase of capital equipment to the value of £100K, and for optimising cost of manufacturing by improving processes and working with Design Engineers.
You’ll have unlimited scope for initiative and creativity when implementing Manufacturing packages, process and line layout. You’ll be using lean tools and techniques, identifying and implementing projects that continually improve the operational performance of the business.
To apply for this position you should be able to demonstrate the following:
Sound understanding of current manufacturing techniques
An interest in Production Engineer within the Electronics Industry
Degree in Electronics Engineering or something similar
Ability to communicate on all levels.
A desire to learn about Lean manufacturing 
Ability to create drawings to BS 308 standard
Knowledge of SMT equipment Mydata, DEK printers reflow and AOI equipment
This would suit a Graduate with a bit of energy, who is assertive, self-motivated and can effect change.  
Benefits include:
Bonus scheme
Company Pension Scheme
Private Health Insurance for family
25 days holidays per year plus bank holidays
Free parking
37.5 hour working week over 4.5 days
**Due to the nature of this role, only candidates eligible to obtain Security Clearance can be considered**