Production Engineer

Production Engineer

Major Recruitment | County Durham, England, UK

Posted 8 days ago

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We are working with an engineering company based in Darlington who are looking to bring a Production Engineer into heir outstanding team. Supplying good sot the road and rail sectors, they have been a leading company for over 100 years.


Providing technical support to the Forge, Dieshop and Machine Shop, the ideal candidate will be expected to:

  • CAD - 2D drawings and 3D models using Solidworks
  • CAM - to produce cutter paths and setting sheets for CNC die-sinking
  • Maintain the company ERP system so that BOMs and routings are accurate
  • Estimating of forged parts - as cover for the Engineering Manager
  • New product introduction. Involvement receiving the order, through to delivering the product.
  • Production engineering - involvement on the shop floor looking at improvement and solutions to any problems
  • Attend improvement groups for the Forge and Machine Shop
  • Participation in improvement programmes including quality improvements and cost/waste reduction initiatives
  • Maintain a high level of 6S in the maintenance areas of the Die Shop and Machine Shop

The successful candidate will have the following essential skills:

  • HNC/D or Degree in a mechanical or production engineering discipline
  • A minimum of 1 years experience working in a similar environment
  • Experience in 3D CAD system, such as Solidworks or Powershape

The following skills are desirable but not essential

  • Forging experience
  • CNC tool-making experience
  • Full driving licence
  • Continuous improvement mindset and ways of working - 6S / lean methodology
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and experience of writing BOMs and routings. Experience of maintaining an ERP system

Working Hours:

37 hours a week Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm Friday 8.30am - 4pm


  • Company pension scheme
  • Work wear is supplied
  • Free on site parking
  • Free life assurance
  • Profit related bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free and confidential employee assist scheme

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £34,000.00-£42,000.00 per year