Production Engineer

Permanent | Hrs /Week

Brief Description

Be a part of one of the UK’s most innovative companies and one of the world’s largest privately owned electronics manufacturers. Pektron Group Ltd is searching for a Production / Manufacturing Engineer who will, through the use of design, quality and lean tools ensure that all products are made efficiently and to the defined quality level using new and existing technologies.
About us:
Pektron has been in business since 1964 and continues to be an industry leader. We deliver bespoke electronics hardware and software solutions to blue chip companies around the world and are innovators in our field. We invest in the best people, processes and equipment to drive technological development and meet our customer’s needs.
In 2017 we were awarded the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise, having achieved international sales growth of 250% over the last ten years.
HQ in Derby is home to our Engineering, Manufacturing, Design, Testing, Quality and Support functions, whilst our Sales and Technology centre in Detroit supports our customers in the US.
The role:
•To identify at concept and through design intervention, process and equipment to ensure that the product is manufacturable to the required quality and cost.
•Jig & Fixture Design including programming fixtures, leak test fixtures and assembly fixtures using 3D Cad
•To use existing process knowledge and to learn and develop expertise in other process functions e.g. laser welding, laser marking, robotic assembly and dispensing.
•Creating clear operator instructions to ensure a standardised manufacturing method.
•Creating process flow documents, PFMEAs, process layouts
•Production support for process concerns (including machinery).
•Responding to customer returns/concerns (8Ds) using thorough root cause analysis and levelling up areas of the process which are weak and have caused concerns.
•Working with key customers on projects
About you:
You will be an experienced Production or Manufacturing Engineer who has worked in a manufacturing environment, that includes some of the following –
•mechanical assembly of metal cases
•plastic enclosures or similar
•auto-dispense systems
•ultrasonic welding
•laser welding
•printed circuit board assembly
You will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to analyse problems and find solutions. Our Production Engineers work on a number of projects/activities at the same time, so the ability to be proactive, prioritise your workload and manage your time effectively is a must.
Relationship building skills are key; you will be working with our Customers, Design Engineers, Production Managers and Production Operators.
You may need to lead a team on some projects so leadership experience or the confidence to do so would be beneficial.
Skills and experience required:
A qualification in an Engineering based subject. Minimum HND
You will need to be multi skilled, with experience of working on a number of different processes
You will need to have worked in a Manufacturing facility with manual and automated processes.
Good knowledge of 3D Cad (ideally Catia but Solidworks would also be acceptable) – ESSENTIAL
Experience gained in the automotive sector would be an advantage
What’s on offer:
We offer competitive salaries, yearly pay review, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, free parking, free tea and coffee, Cycle to work scheme, BUPA healthcare, life Insurance, flexible working hours (core hours 10am to 4pm/Friday 1pm) and a fantastic working environment in our new Technology centre.
We are based in Derby (DE21 4AP), easily commutable from the Derby area, Nottingham, Mansfield, Burton, Loughborough, Ashbourne and the Peak District and East Staffordshire.
We have 5 purpose built buildings at our Derby site including state of the art manufacturing facilities which have been recognised as being one of the most modern and well equipped electronics design, development and manufacturing plants in Europe.

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