Production Engineer (J15205) Wigston, England

Salary: GBP28000 - GBP30000 per annum

Production Engineer

Paying up to £30,000 per annum


Permanent Role

Monday – Friday: Days:  39 hour week


Our client in Leicester is looking for a Production Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.

They specialise in the manufacture of Aerospace components and offer a competitive package with great company benefits.


Job description:

  • To interpret complex customer drawings (including datum alignment Influence) in order to produce accurate work instructions.
  • To implement / develop best practice machining and gauging processes that meet the requirements of the drawing, specifications, and meet process quality, cost & lead time.
  • To provide technical support to the shop floor for new product introduction & existing process improvements.
  • To create/update best practice CNC programs for all different types of machine tools (Grinding, EDM, Milling, Laser etc.)
  • To use lean tools and techniques to remove waste from the manufacturing system. To create/update customer brochure / approval packages to include FAIRS’s, FPA’s, PPQ’s, PLQ’s, FPR’s, MCR’s, DAR’s etc.
  • To be effective in communicating with all the workforce, the supplier and the customer. To be persuasive, confident, factual and have the ability to make fact-based decision 

Essential Criteria:

  • A degree in relevant engineering discipline, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent experience / qualification
  • Knowledge of aerospace manufacturing, conventional and special process machining concepts.
  • Strong proficiency in using various problem-solving methodologies.
  • Ability to understand and interpret complex engineering drawings and geometries
  • Ability to lead change and champion ideas
  • Excellent communication and ability to influence others
  • Very keen interest in precision engineering and manufacturing
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects within challenging timeframes
  • Knowledge or experience of Lean manufacturing principles and how these can be
  • Applied to a workplace setting. 

 The Package:

  • Permanent Role
  • Quarterly Cash Bonus Scheme
  • Extensive range of benefits including Gym Membership Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Instant Discounts on over 80 high street brands, Cinema Discounts & DC Pension Scheme
  • Holidays, 26 days + 7 bank holidays

If you are interested in this role please apply now and Becki Hunt will process your application.