PRODUCTION ENGINEER Location: Northampton   COUNTRY: UK

Cosworth is a global technology business that delivers high performance engines and electronic solutions for customers in the automotive and motorsport sectors.

Our motorsport heritage gives us the knowledge and passion for innovation, performance, and reliability. We are constantly seeking innovative ways to redefine the boundaries, while striving to deliver the reliability that customers expect.

We now require a Production Engineer to join our busy manufacturing team at our UK HQ in the heart of Northampton to help support our growing global customer base.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, grow and protect the long-term efficiency of production.
  • Design/develop and implement new production methods/jigs/fixtures to support the NPD process.
  • Responsible for producing CNC programs on 3, 4 & 5 axis plus Turn-mill machines via NX9 & Vericut verification methods.
  • Manage the effective release of new products into Production.
  • Design/develop and implement new cutting technologies to improve existing production methods / product on the production line.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment/jigs & fixtures that are involved in production, using TPM where appropriate and ensure they are being used effectively.
  • Work with all departments for the successful transition of new products from design through to production, including short lead time prototypes.
  • Produce and maintain associated documentation such as Process Instructions, Test Instructions & BOM contents for all product builds.
  • Assist with the implementation of staff training programs.
  • Manage cost containments.
  • Estimating production times & costs.
  • Establishing key relationships across the business.
  • Checking BOM’s for structure & content.
  • Work with supply chain on potential cost reduction programs.

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND CHARACTER

  • Demonstrable machining experience of complex (Automotive or Aerospace) components.
  • Achieved a relevant engineering qualification (HNC or higher).
  • Proven experience using CAD/CAM systems (NX9 or equivalent).
  • Experienced in the use of Vericut 7 program & SAP ERP system.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of modern machining and inspection techniques.
  • Demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving and root cause analysis and countermeasure.
  • Strong planning and organization skills, embracing change.
  • Willing to be flexible with working hours to support the latest project.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV and online form below.

JOB APPLICATION

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