Job Purpose

To improve workplace efficiency and eliminate waste within the production environment.  Develop strategies to improve efficiency.  Diagnose problems, train staff and provide effective recommendations.
Accurately manage Glovia structures and routings for all products to maximize production efficiently and financial accountability. 

Principal Accountabilities

You will challenge current methods and processes to improve on cost, quality and time taken

Able to determine all manufacturing processes required to manufacture a product

You will use of continuous improvement and root cause analysis techniques such as 5Y, FMEA & fish bone

As our Production Engineer you will look to reduce time in set up and run time and feed improvements back into the ERP system

Implement improvements to manufacturing process – 5s, Lean manufacturing etc.

Co-ordinate R&D / Development projects into production

Review Glovia structures and routings to create work orders in a timely manner to meet workshop requirements.

Maintaining data entry applications to ensure system information is up to date.

Co-Ordination of w/o processing on major/new products to ensure efficient flow through the system from point of order to delivery and report to project manager where required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Ideally qualified, with at least 5 years experience of manufacturing / production, in an engineering / production workshop environment.

Lean, 6SIGMA Green belt (minimum) accreditation and experience

Knowledge in 5S methodology

Possess a high level of competency with ERP/MRP systems

Experience working with ISO 9001 Standards

Great Communication skills

Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings

Good IT Skills, Experienced in MS Office

Ability to analyse and interpret data

 James Fisher & Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role