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Production Engineer – Stonehouse

Working for an international pharmaceutical and laboratory equipment provider serving customers around the globe the objective of the Production Engineer will be to optimise production processes and control the transfer of new products into production manufacturing.


  • To optimise the internal production processes
  • Control and coordinate product transfers into production from internal and third parties
  • Establish, maintain and control standard costs and cost of sales information for the company products
  • Control of production jigs and fixtures
  • Develop new jigs and fixtures as appropriate
  • Control of drawings used for production and purchasing
  • Record and implement Engineering change notes as appropriate
  • Ensure the quality of their work is within required standards
  • Operate in conformance with the requirements of the quality system
  • Inform Production or quality personnel of any issues regarding quality
  • Assist in maintaining systems to ensure compliance to ISO 9001, 13485 and regulatory IVD requirements including good documentation practices
  • Issue a monthly activity report on current projects

The candidate

  • Graduate in a relevant discipline (Mechanical Engineering) or time served apprentice with production engineering experience
  • Knowledge of/experience with Lean or Continuous Improvement methodologies or processes would be beneficial
  • CAD knowledge/experience
  • Experience developing jigs and fixtures would be beneficial
  • Good IT skills
  • Good communication skills

Times of Work: Mon to Thurs 7:55am to 16:55pm and Friday 7:55am to 13:55pm

Salary: Competitive

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