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Salary: £38.27 - 38.27 per hour

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 26 Jun 2024

Reference: 6591 - SG

Production Engineer

Location: Coventry/Castle Bromwich
Contract: Inside IR35
Rate: £29per hour PAYE / £38.27 Umbrella
18-month initial contract

Key Performance Indicators of the Production Engineer:

  • Deliver cycle time improvements through new facility implementation and optimisation.
  • Deliver facility requirements to support increased volume demand with experience of delivering project milestones, and reporting on Cost, Quality, and Time metrics.
  • Delivery of new technology to support sustainability strategies.
  • Support the overall future manufacturing strategy
  • Ensure all facility design and implementation is fit for purpose and compliant with UK legislation to support internal and external auditing.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities of the Production Engineer:

  • Assess the feasibility of new facilities and processes, development, and management of projects for cost, quality and timing.
  • Presenting findings to senior management with the ability to make informed decisions based on facts and experience.
  • Support the area by providing the required capability and capacity at the manufacturing facilities and supporting equipment, aligned to the programme milestones, launch plans and production requirements.
  • Complete feasibility and cost evaluations for proposed new or modified facilities and processes to define robust delivery plans with minimised disruption to operations.
  • Develop robust/lean layout solutions to support facility project delivery or process/operational efficiency improvements.
  • PFMEA experience,
  • Experience of writing process documentation from scratch; cradle to grave project deliverables,
  • Vismockup experience,
  • Ability to manage budgetary requirements,
  • Experience of supplier engagement, supplier selection and day-to-day supplier management.
  • Maintain and develop all Health, Safety and Operational Risk Management processes and site-specific processes and systems in the area.
  • Contribute to the ongoing Environmental Innovation and Reporting (Energy, Water, Waste) compliance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience of the Production Engineer:


  • A sound engineering and manufacturing background with previous experience in Production Engineering in an Automotive/Manufacturing environment.
  • Proven experience and understanding of facilities processes, equipment, and leading technologies.
  • Experience in reliability and maintainability principles and an understanding of the environmental impacts of manufacturing engineering solutions.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred.


  • Contract and performance management experience.
  • Vendor management experience.