Production Engineer in Lancaster, Lancashire, UK

Employer: Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, UK


Salary: Salary negotiable

Production Engineering / Process Improvement role, Mechanical biased. The position is based near Lancaster.

Client Details

Our client is a leading manufacturing company based near Lancaster


  • Commission new equipment and production lines (with support).
  • Develop AutoCAD skills to support the procurement of new tooling, and improved machine design. A good aptitude for engineering drawing is important, CAD skills can be progressed.
  • Follow, analyse and resolve production issues; safety, quality, process, productivity, scrap FPY etc.
  • Lead the management and interpretation of the data logging system (Data Manager Pro).
  • Conduct laboratory testing, and produce test reports.
  • Support tooling procurement and make tooling modifications and improvements as required.
  • Become competent in the design of specific tooling.
  • Initiate developments at the laboratory level and then scale up to production with validation.
  • Contribute to cost reduction through process improvement and or material savings.
  • Participate in and or lead root cause analysis, PFMEA, and focused improvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, or equivalent.
  • A track record in identifying and leading production improvement initiatives and projects.
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Good engineering drawing skills. AutoCAD is a plus, or will be required to learn.
  • Strong problem solving skills and conceptual skills. Analytical data driven approach to solving problems
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills at all levels of the business
  • Highly motivated with evidence of ability to work on own initiative and in a team
  • Strong cooperative decision making, and teamwork skills
  • Good organisational, planning and interpersonal skills

Job Offer

Competitive salary plus benefits.

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