Production Engineer

PL7 5BG, Plymouth
Competitive basic salary, Bonus scheme,contributory company pension, life assurance,holiday scheme
07 Jun 2017
05 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen to join a fast growing, independent developer and manufacturer of innovative and technologically advanced products for the global surgical and advanced wound care markets. Our products, manufactured out of two sites in the UK, are sold in more than 70 countries via a network of multinational or regional partners and distributors, as well as via our own direct sales forces in the U.K., Germany, the Czech Republic and Russia. Established in 1991, we employ over 500 employees. 

We are looking to appoint a Production Engineer at our Plymouth site.  This role will report to the Engineering Manager and  will be responsible for maintaining facility equipment and machinery for production purposes. The ideal candidate must have previous experience of working in a world class manufacturing environment, to be time served in either mechanical or electrical disciplines, and possess a recognised qualification; HNC/HND or equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

Pre-requisites are the ability to read and understand electrical drawings and motor control circuitry as well as possess previous relevant electrical maintenance engineer experience. 

We expect the candidate to possess hands on knowledge of relevant plant and machinery, with strong diagnostic and communication skills. A practical and logical approach to problem solving and dealing with breakdowns and resolving issues in a timely and efficient manner. is a must, as well as the ability to work well within a team, and a flexible approach.