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Senior Production Engineer

Senior Production Engineer

Posted 4 April by Search Consultancy Easy Apply Ended

Senior Production Engineer - West Sussex - £45000-55000pa, plus benefits

Our West Sussex based client is a leader in the design and manufacture of high cost capital equipment.

They require a Production Engineer to be responsible for the development and implementation of manufacturing systems, procedures, and test fixtures to encompass the introduction of new products into production, and support improvements in existing products.


* Assemble, test and repair sub systems, control/power/cooling systems and laser heads by use of oscilloscopes, power meters, etc.
* Develop production fixtures, and support efficiency improvements in manufacturing process.
* Provide reports of progress and times scales.
* Work in collaboration with other engineering staff - laser, mechanical and electrical design staff
* Maintain a current knowledge base of best practice manufacturing techniques.
* Direct manufacturing technician in the most effective method of assembly.
* To compile manufacturing work instructions
* Identify Cost Reductions
* Manage manufacturing documentation for configuration control and quality systems Work in collaboration with other production staff providing guidance and direction for needs of assigned projects.


Degree Educated with a sound, detailed understanding of laser design and build and the physical principles underlying laser systems, and an understanding of the practical requirements of real-world laser applications.

Microsoft products (Word, Excel etc)
Experience with Labview and mechanical design tools (ex. Autocad and Solidworks)
Experience with optical and laser testing and characterization tools (ex. water coolers, Optomechanical tools, power meters, beam profilers, beam quality measurements)
Ability to lead others and motivate staff.

Please contact Steve Read at Search Technical for more details.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Required skills

  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • MRP
  • Production Engineer

Reference: 34828281

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