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Technical Production Engineer/Estimator

Technical Production Engineer/Estimator

A well-established Midlands based Metal Pressings and Assemblies Company currently has an opportunity for an enthusiastic Technical Production Engineer/Estimator with excellent career progression potential.

You will support a dynamic management team with a growing order book to develop new business prospects.  

This role would suit a conscientious, optimistic individual with an engineering background and a focus on attention to detail who is looking to achieve above average results.

As Technical Production Engineer/Estimator you will be responsible for preparing quotations and dealing with customers, toolmakers and suppliers to ensuring new parts are delivered on time and on budget.

The role will also require the use of an MRP system which will include understanding its features and tools, data entry and monitoring of stock levels, entry of new parts onto the system and the maintenance of current parts and also running regular reports for Management.

You will also be required to work closely with the purchasing and production departments to achieve deadlines, liaising with key personnel on the shop floor to monitor activity and employ lean manufacturing methods to ensure continuous improvement and maintain our high standards.

You will be reporting to the Managing Director and will be able to handle customer issues, resolve production problems and deliver reports, KPI’s and updates on a regular basis.

Do you have?

  • Experience in a presswork environment, knowledge of deep drawing methods while not essential, would be advantageous
  • Experience in estimating and production
  • A formal Engineering Technical qualification, Degree, HND 
  • Computer literacy with Word, Excel and CAD
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of MRP systems
  • Understanding of 6 Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and Kaisen principles
  • A current UK driving licence

About the company

A family owned business based in the West Midlands that was established in 1978 as sub-contract supplier of metal pressings.

Manufacturer of bespoke presswork and metal pressings, using ferrous and non-ferrous metals in sheet, coil or tube form.

This makes up the core of the business that is supplied to customers worldwide.

Techniques are utilised such as Project Timing Plans , Quality plans, PPAP, FMEA, S.P.C.

and other internal control procedures to ensure we meet our customer expectations

How to apply

Please apply using the link provided our client will be in direct contact