Production Engineer Ref# V-32755

  • South East, West Sussex, UK
  • £34000 - £36000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-32755

Holt Executive are seeking an experienced Production Engineer with an electronics/test background to join a leading design and manufacturing business in West Sussex.


The Production Engineer will support operations, designing and producing test equipment for in process sub-assembly testing and LRU/RMA Testing and writing the test plans to carry out this testing. Also providing technical support to the Operations department to improve operations processes and resolve technical issues.


Key Responsibilities for the Production Engineer:


  • Interface between Engineering and the Production teams from a test perspective helping determine in process testing required during production to improve build quality and reduce rework time.
  • Provide Electrical and test support to effectively deal with engineering production problems, ensuring production delays are kept to a minimum.
  • Design and development of test equipment, assisting in the procurement of equipment, jigs, and fixtures.
  • Develop test plans/procedures and plan and coordinate production engineering processes to ensure high quality products are produced and Customer requirements are met.
  • Provide support to Engineering with implementation of CR’s.
  • Identify, develop and implement process improvements/best practices to improve production capacity, quality and reliability and supporting Continuous Improvement activities. Implementing cost reduction initiatives to provide year on year cost savings.
  • Assisting the quality department with inspection and investigation activities.
  • Aid in budget preparation and monitor expenses.


Skills & Experience required by the Production Engineer:

  • At least 5 years’ Relevant experience in a test/engineering environment and/or qualification such as BTEC/City & Guilds level 2.
  • Excellent knowledge of testing electrical and electromechanical equipment.
  • Excellent ability at reading complex technical drawings both wiring and PCB Schematics.

Company Benefits 

  • 37.5 hour working week and lunchtime finishes on a Friday.
  • 28 days annual leave & Christmas closure.
  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements.
  • Group pension plan – matched contributions up to 5%.
  • Employee Help@Hand Service gives you and your family access to 4 key services including remote GP service, second opinion, mental health pathway service, and physiotherapy consultations.
  • Life Assurance Policy, including Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline.
  • Wellbeing initiatives, including access to the Aviva Wellbeing App and the addition of mental health support for all employees plus regular activities across sites to support and promote well-being.
  • Employee discounts scheme (including access to an additional wellbeing hub).
  • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities.


Security Clearance Requirements

Due to the nature of the business, staff need to be able to obtain UK Security Clearance.

If your skills and experience match this Production Engineering opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to


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