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Production Engineer in Cwmfelinfach, Gwent at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 4/3/2019

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Job Description


Curtiss-Wright is looking for a Production Engineer to join our Industrial team in Cwmfelinfach. Reporting to Engineering Management, the successful candidate will be responsible for all process aspects of new product introduction projects from initial concept through to release to production and supporting production in off-site facilities.


This includes working with the design team developing robust electro-mechanical designs that are mass production capable, on time and to budget. Often working as the only Production Engineer you will have direct product ownership on projects and will be motivated to work on an individual basis as well as part of a team.


The role includes (but is not limited to) the following duties:-



  • The production and interpretation of process maps, PFMEAs, control plans, build instructions, etc... in accordance with the appropriate company, national and international standards.

  • Designing cell lay outs, process tooling and bespoke test equipment mechanics using 3D modelling packages.

  • Introducing lean practices to new cells from the outset.

  • Interfacing with suppliers and customers, internal and external. As the product manufacturing expert, you will be expected to provide technical support and guidance where required.


Qualifications and Experience:



  • HND or HNC in mechanical engineering.

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience working within an electro-mechanical process engineering environment (other purely mechanical process engineering environments will be considered).

  • Six sigma green belt

  • Experience of a 3D modelling software package (parts, assemblies and drawings).

  • Full UK driving license.


The Person:



  • The candidate will demonstrate the following behavioral traits:-

  • Methodical, is able to demonstrate good planning and implementation skills.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the business as well as with customers and suppliers.

  • Good interpersonal skills. The candidate will be a team player, capable of motivating, mentoring and disseminating their knowledge to less experienced members of the team. Will be prepared to learn and follow guidance of others.

  • Dedicated to achieving the expectations for the role. Flexible and committed to development of their engineering skills in a culture of continuous improvement.

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 Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.