Production Engineer - South East

£30 - £31 per hour

A skilled Production Engineer required to join a small team to plan, design, setup, modify, optimise and monitor manufacturing processes for efficient, high quality, and cost effective production. The role includes supporting multiple existing, legacy and development products, predominantly, high grade, commercial, government and defense communications equipment, produced in cellular batch manufacturing environment.


* To liaise with all departments, throughout the complete design and production lifecycle, to ensure efficient development, manufacture and delivery of products to customers.
* Produce shop floor layouts to allow efficient flow of product through assembly processes; skilled at optimising waste reduction.
* Analysing manufacturing process flows for the enhancements of quality, cost reduction, and throughout.
* Able to develop and implement process control techniques and procedures into manufacturing environments, including Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement techniques
* Provide active input to the design review process. Familiar in DFM techniques that will ensure a smooth transition of product from design to production. Must be clearly focused on ensuring a quality output is delivered on time in full to our customers.
* Produce and maintain detailed process documentation and assembly instructions to ensure consistent quality standards are maintained throughout manufacturing processes.


* Detailed knowledge of a broad range of manufacturing technology, processes, and concepts
* Knowledge of IPC standards associated with pcb and wiring harness assembly.
* Experience of low, medium volume and cellular manufacturing
* Good understanding of mechanical principles and manufacturing processes
* Experience gained within an electro-mechanical assembly environment.
* Experience of working in a UK SC cleared environment.


* in suitable related engineering discipline (ideal) i.e Mechanical, Manufacturing or Production Engineering.
* HNC (Minimum) in related subject (Mechanical/ Electrical, manufacturing technology).
* Full Driving licence to allow external visits to suppliers and service providers.
* Ability to obtain SC Clearance.
* Membership of professional bodies such as I Prod E, I Mech E or similar is desirable

To arrange an interview, please call Jonathan Taylor on 01392 666060, or email CV to

WA Consultants is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as described within The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

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  • Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Consultant: Jonathan Taylor
  • Phone: 01392 666060

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