Production Engineer (Nottingham) - Ford & Stanley

Production Engineer (Nottingham)

£30,000 - £35,000 

Ford and Stanley Ltd, the renowned experts within manufacturing recruitment are working in partnership with a most prestigious component manufacturer. Due to continued growth the company have an impressive presence within the area - offering superb opportunities for career growth, stability and real earnings potential.


  • To implement new production processes for new products into the manufacturing system, including press tooling, assembly equipment and other production process equipment
  • To manage production equipment implementation from equipment specification for quotation to performing performance studies when commissioned
  • To lead the process engineering function for DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans and Standard Operating Procedures
  • To verify manufacturing capability regarding compliance to drawings, engineering specifications & manufacturing capacity
  • Fully understands engineering drawings & engineering specifications 
  • To develop the company to ensure quality, cost and delivery requirements are understood and achieved throughout the new project introduction process from production concept into serial production
  • Implement corrective and preventative action for concerns within the new product introduction phases (including product suppliers)
  • Undertakes continuous improvement to improve Quality, Cost & Delivery performance

The Candidate

  • First-hand knowledge / experience of implementing mechanical assembly techniques and processes
  • First-hand knowledge / experience of implementing of metal forming – pressing 
  • Experience in effective using Automotive sector core tools: - APQP, FMEA, Control Plan, MSA, PPAP & SPC
  • Proven problem-solving skills / quality tools (ideally 6 sigma trained)
  • Self-starter works pro-actively with minimal supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills to build equipment supplier relationships

The role reports to the Engineering Manager with functional input to the purchase and production departments.

Other titles: Production Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer

£25,000 - £35,000

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