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Production Engineer

Location: Washington

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168063

Our international manufacturing business is looking for a Production Engineer initially on a 6 month fixed term contract to join them at their site in Washington. There is potential that this role may go permanent.

Job Role

  • Process design and finalisation of New Product Introduction (NPI) - equipment/tooling requirement, process times, Line balance layout

  • Tooling & equipment compliance, work place risk assessment

  • Ensure Quality Standards for all production processes are adopted

  • Quality Risk Management - process flow, PFMEA, control plans

  • Generate 3Cs with agreed closure dates and communicate 3C progress

  • Record & monitor capital and tooling spend & cash flow against allocated budget

  • Provide Management with status reports, as required


  • Experience of NPI in fast paced manufacturing environments

  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Good problem solver and logical thinker

  • Very good communicator, able to speak to staff at all levels

  • Ability to record and provide management with KPIs, reports and appropriate data - tracking progress and success

  • Ideally have experience in a similar role, preferably within the automotive industry

The role is predominantly working the day-shift pattern but any candidate may be expected to occasionally work outside of these times for meetings and to hit deadlines etc.