Production Engineer

We have an excellent opportunity to join an established family-run precision machine company based in the Gloucester area. They have a healthy order book and along with restructuring and investment plans this is the perfect time to join the team. Our client is looking for an experienced hands-on machinist with knowledge of estimating and quoting along to ensure the smooth manufacture of high-quality products. Experience and proven knowledge in various types of CNC machining is essential.


Key Responsibilities Include:

– Provide estimates on new enquiries.

– Liaise with customers to discuss enquiries.

– Follow up on quotations to ensure order conversion.

– Write technical Manufacturing Instructions (Method).

– Allocate set and run times to Method.

– Advise purchasing department of tooling required.

– Estimate run times by making the necessary calculations based on material and cutting data.

– Make Method amendments when necessary.

– Have experience in all types of machining techniques ranging from manual to CNC machining

– Contact customers with any drawing queries

– Use MRP system daily.

– Work alongside the managing director.

– Liaise with production team to produce components on time and to a high standard.


The Candidate


Time served apprentice in machine shop – HNC/HND/BSC in Production Engineering.

Useful experience & knowledge:

– Working within Sub-Con machine shop.

– Problem solving and innovation.

– Hands on approach.

– Willingness to help the team to achieve good efficiencies.

– Excellent verbal & written communication skills with all levels of the business (both internally and externally).

– Ability to work unsupervised and part of a team.

– Work proactively.

– Extensive experience in manufacturing.

– Good knowledge of MRP systems.

– Familiar with ISO9001 and/or AS9001.



7.30am – 4.00pm Mon-Thurs

7.30am – 3.00pm Fri (39 hour working week)

33 days holiday including bank holidays

Salary – £35-50K

Job Information

Job Reference: JA7
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Salary From: £35000
Salary To: £50000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Job Types: Permanent

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