Production Engineer

2022-05-20T16:00:02+01:00 May 20th, 2022|
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Employment type: Permanent / Full Time

Sector:
salary: £25,000 to £30,000 -
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Job Description

Aspire Recruitment are recruiting a Production Engineer on behalf of our client in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Start: Immediate
Location: Cambridge, CB24
Hours: Mon to Fri, Full Time
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000

Our Client:
Our client design and manufacture a range of high-performance LED light controllers and are looking for a skilled production engineer to join their team. 

Responsibilities of The Production Engineer:

  • Develop operating instructions and equipment specifications for production activities.
  • Investigate production engineering problems, analyse root causes and resolve issues.
  • Evaluate production activities and make recommendations for improvements.
  • The Production Engineer will suggest new and/or alternative materials to maximise production.
  • Management and repair of RMA’s and returns as required.
  • Work with the quality function to Investigate and document the cause of returns and report causes and remedial actions to ensure continuous improvement within DTI, MPI and Operations.
  • Analyse fault trends in RMAs
  • Collect product intelligence on reports of product faults and in house production issues and make recommendations for remedial actions.
  • Investigate production yield issues, suggest and implement countermeasures
  • The Production Engineer will assist in maintaining test rigs
  • Responsible for maintenance and control of equipment under the company calibration system.
  • Developing and maintaining assembly instructions
  • Locate and repair product faults.
  • Perform modifications on production batches as required.
  • Assist in building engineering prototypes
  • Support MPI and DTI if and when requested.

Skills/Experience Required of The Production Engineer:

  • Expert skills in manual soldering of electronic components down to 0402/TQFP case size.
  • The Production Engineer will have expert skills in the use of hand tools
  • Skilled in the use of electronic test equipment; DMMs, oscilloscopes, pulse generators, etc.
  • A practical, can-do attitude towards solving PCB and mechanical assembly issues is essential.
  • Computer literacy is essential. The ability to create/modify macros in MS Excel would be an advantage.
  • The ability to read and understand mixed signal (analogue and digital) electronic circuit schematics is essential.
  • The ability to fault-find electronic circuits based upon their behaviour and upon the circuit schematic is necessary.
  • Qualifications in electronics such as ONC, City & Guilds, BTEC level 3 or equivalent would be a distinct advantage.
  • The flexibility to adapt to the needs of a fast growing company
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to ensure effective team work.

Due to the high number of applications expected if you have not heard back from us within 14 days please take it that your application has not been successful.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK and reside in the UK on territory

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant experience and skills and would like to apply, please call our team now on 01223 855440 or apply online.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Aspire Cambridge is acting as an Employment Agency in regards to this Permanent opportunity.

 

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