Production Engineer

Wärtsilä Pumps & Valves is a specialist provider of pumps, valves and related systems for marine and offshore/onshore oil & gas markets. The business has a strong focus on offshore drilling and production vessels. The valves product is also widely used for fire protection services at onshore oil and gas installations.

Wärtsilä Valves Limited are a UK based valve manufacturing plant based in Hull, supplying a wide range of manual and actuated process valves in steel, non-ferrous, high alloy and composite materials for the global energy industries; Offshore Oil and Gas, FPSO / FSO, Petro-Chemical, Power Generation, LNG, Naval Marine, Marine Services, Waste Water Treatment & Pipelines. Offering a wide range of gate, ball, globe, butterfly and check valves.

Wärtsilä Valves ltd currently have a vacancy for a Production Engineer to join our busy Production team based in Hull
Application deadline 2018-02-27
Responsibilities • Responsible for the creation, development and improvement of processes and methods for manufacturing

• Create and improve PBoMs, routings, and methods

• Identify, develop and implement capacity and capability improvement initiatives and projects

• Identify, implement and sustain cost and time improvements through the LEAN elimination of waste, design of the factory and improvement of processes and equipment.

• Identify, implement and sustain quality improvements through LEAN reduction of process variation, capability analysis, and statistical process analysis and from production/customer feedback.

• Creation & ownership of production technical documentation, specific work / build instructions – for standard & bespoke manufacturing & assembly activity

• Work with Design Engineering to implement best practices in Design for Manufacture (DFM), improving manufacturability for NPI and existing products.

• Technical accountability for production, providing engineering support to production activities/projects improving floor productivity.

• Ownership of new and existing production & test tooling/capital equipment. Creating and maintaining controlled lists of these items. This will also include the control of Pattern equipment.

• Root cause analysis of production non-conformances, followed by implementation of corrective actions to protect the customer and eliminate re-occurrences.

• Research, develop, implement and share best practices to improve production capacity, quality and reliability.

• Holistically develop manufacturing methods, processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, quality control and safety standards to meet safety, quality, cost and delivery targets.
Requirements Communication Skills
Reporting & Analysing skills
Process Development knowledge
Reporting and analysing skills
Teamwork skills
Lean Philosophy
Cost and investment calculations
Manufacturing Applications
Manufacturing Process Development
Manufacturing tools and equipment
Method Planning
Production Facility and Layout Planning
Production Technology
Project Management
HSE Skills
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Manufacturing / Production Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or with significant manufacturing engineering experience Experience of working within Production/Engineering environment.
Experience of creation, development and improvement of processes and methods for manufacturing
Creation and improvement of BOMs, Routing and methods.
Experience using SAP
LEAN principles
Country United Kingdom
Job area Engineering