Production Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1286084565-2
  • Date Posted: 4 April 2024
  • Employer: Retrack Personnel Holdings Limited
  • Location: Paston, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £38,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension Holidays ect
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

My client based in Peterborough is currently in need of a Production Engineer due to expansion

Job Purpose

  • To provide support and expertise in CNC machining methods, tooling and work holding
  • To improve production process efficiencies with particular emphasis on the reduction of waste activities
  • To play a pivotal role in the development of manufacturing processes and procedures
  • To engineer production requirements in line with the required manufacturing schedules
  • To provide engineering support within the business and to help ensure its products can be produced to meet the requirements of safety, quality, cost and delivery
  • To provide an accurate database of costs to help with sales quotations
  • To reduce costs and continuously improve the service of the Production Engineering department to the rest of the business

Main Duties

  • To provide machine tool programmes, tool lists and fixtures as required by the manufacturing schedule
  • To produce accurate Methods of Manufacture for machined components
  • To promote a continuous improvement culture
  • To identify improvements in manufacturing processes and procedures
  • To drive through cost reduction initiatives, including design for manufacture
  • To help maintain manufacturing schedules with reference to business requirements
  • To solve problems and improve processes and methods within manufacturing teams
  • To provide support for technical queries for all areas of the business
  • To interface between technical and shop floor personnel
  • To undertake specific projects as and when required
  • To support the Production Engineering Manager as and when required
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures including feeding back any H&S information to management
  • Be aware of and demonstrate the company values and behaviours


Qualified engineer to ONC/HNC level in Mechanical/ Production Engineering preferred


The salary for this role is paying 38k per annum with lots of additional benefits