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Production Engineer

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£39k DOE
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  • Salary up to £39k DOE
  • Flexible office hours (Monday – Thursday 09:00 – 15:30 / Friday 09:00 – 14:30)
  • 38 hour working week
  • 23 holidays rising to 25
  • Flexitime
  • Private Healthcare


Westray Recruitment Group are seeking a Production Engineer to join our client based in Gateshead. The company in question are a specialised repair, manufacturer and training provider in their sector. The company are adding to their highly skilled team due to a period of growth as they have a client base that spans the globe. If you have Production Engineering experience and have knowledge of gas turbines see below for further details.


  • Provide engineering support to maintain progress of production activities.
  • Production and maintenance of engineering drawings, BOM’s.
  • To engineer solutions (directly and indirectly) to repair, replace, modify, and improve components to complement the company’s capabilities to build the business with minimal dependence on others.
  • Sourcing of parts, consumables, subcontractors, information, and technology in support of production.
  • Completing Grid and quality inspection on parts and subcontract operations, for both stock and WIP in timely fashion to meet the deadlines set.
  • Maintaining contact with suppliers via email, telephone, etc to maintain progress of the manufacture of parts and operations, etc
  • Working with production completing As received technical and Final technical reports.
  • Design, source, and installation of test equipment to meet with production demands.
  • Compilation of technical information and instruction manuals to support test equipment.
  • Commissioning of new test equipment and service/repair/calibration of existing equipment in the field
  • Overseeing fault investigation and testing of new products or special projects.
  • Work with sales team to promote the business, speaking with customers diagnosing faults and offering technical support.
  • Assisting commercial department with part recognition and raising quotations.


  • HND / Degree, Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • PC literate: with the ability to use Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Use of Solidworks drawing package.
  • Use of data acquisition and intelligent instrumentation hardware (Labview).
  • Experience of fitting and assembly processes.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Experienced in fluid dynamics.
  • Able to interpret and read technical specifications and technical drawings
  • Must have proven team-working skills.
  • Planning and organisational skills are also required to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Please apply for this position and your CV will go direct to our Engineering Consultant Neil Douthwaite who is leading the search. Alternatively, if you have any questions, please get in touch with Neil at Westray Recruitment Group

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