Production Engineer - LEAN Manufacturing

  • Job Reference: 1166572908-2
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Employer: WR Engineering
  • Location: Hook, Hampshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Annual Bonus, Vouchers, Free lunch
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Production Engineer - LEAN Manufacturing

This company continues to grow and innovate following almost 50 years of doing business.

This role focuses on supporting the day-to-day activities within the production area focusing on LEAN Manufacturing.

The Role

  • Support and lead continuous improvement initiatives across operations with a focus on waste reduction and quality improvement
  • Support the Assembly Technicians with real-time build problems and non-conformances
  • Take ownership of the non-conformances for the area, using 5Whys, fishbone techniques to conduct root cause analysis
  • Support the development of relevant KPI's for the area, ensuring data is relevant and displayed monthly
  • Design jigs and fixtures to improve efficiencies within the assembly area, using CAD
  • Promote Poke Yoke methodology


  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment
  • You might have been a Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Design Engineer or similar
  • HND, HNC or degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of product development, standardisation, prototyping and pre-production processes
  • Based within commutable distance of the Hook site


  • Salary up to 40,000
  • Bonus of up to 2,000
  • 75 well-being voucher
  • Free lunch on-site
  • Parking on-site
  • Life Assurance 4x annual salary

WR Engineering are the recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.