Production Engineer
Curtiss-Wright
Christchurch
6d ago

DescripciĆ³n del empleo

Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division , which includes the product brands of Arens Controls, Penny & Giles, PG Drives Technology and Williams Controls, is an excellent supplier in providing components and sub-systems which enable customer specific solutions for on- and off-highway vehicles.

These include medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and motor coaches, construction and agricultural vehicles, materials handling, and other specialty vehicles, as well as sophisticated wheelchairs and scooters for medical mobility.

We develop and manufacture electronic throttle controls, transmission shifters and sensors for commercial off-highway equipment and heavy trucks, helping to address the long-term trend towards attaining higher fuel efficiency and lower emissions.

We also supply operator controls and advanced motor controllers for hybrid and electric vehicles, such as buses, forklift trucks, pallet stackers, wheelchairs, and rehabilitation chairs.

We believe in developing technology-based solutions in partnership with our customers - many of our products are custom-built for specific applications.

We strive for the best solutions, from design and manufacturing to prompt, on-time delivery with operational excellence and a world-class service.

Curtiss-Wright are seeking an entry-level Manufacturing Engineer to join our dynamic Production Engineering team at our new facility by Bournemouth Airport.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to use their related qualifications and gain experience with a leading global company.

Benefits include a competitive salary, full time (37 hours) flex time hours with a 12.45pm finish on Fridays, free parking and full training.

This opportunity will allow training to learn and develop to take on the following duties :

  • Design of tooling for New products including test fixtures, assembly aids, flash programming bed of nails
  • Front line support of existing products processes and tooling, able to switch priorities depending on business needs
  • Defining the assembly process by means of layout and Work instructions for product build and any required equipment training
  • Review and advise Engineering department on manufacturability of new designs and processes to ensure design for manufacture adhered to.
  • Lead project teams on continuous improvement of existing processes and introduce lean and 5S
  • Maintain production equipment to ensure continuous operation and high quality of products through the production process
  • Working with failures of legacy equipment to complete fault finding or replacing obsolete parts
  • Designing new jigs, fixtures and processes to improve production processes
  • Qualifications and experience

    Essential :

  • HNC / Degree qualified in a related field, ideally Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and drive to work in a hands on environment
  • Basic Knowledge of material processing processes plastic injection moulding, rubber moulding, metal casting, metal finishing
  • Desirables

  • 1-3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Solidworks or 3d cad knowledge
  • Pneumatics knowledge
  • Lean tools knowledge and experience (5S, continuous improvement, etc)
  • Basic ability on manual machining equipment (lathe, turret mill)
  • Experience of supporting legacy products and equipment
  • Experience in electro / mechanical manufacturing
  • Mechanical design of jigs & fixtures
  • Experience of setting up process lines and services
  • This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

    All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK / EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application.

    In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

    Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and / or assessment process, please contact and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #LI-HP1

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