Production Engineer

  • Full Time, Permanent
  • £35,000 - £40,000 DOE

Role Profile

Role: Production Engineer

Reporting to: Operations Director

Business: GA Engineering (Scotland) Ltd

Job Title  Production EngineerSalary35-40k
Main Purpose of Post:To provide manufacturing engineering support to production to deliver a quality product in a timely fashion to the end customer.
Required Skills and Experience–       Good process and product knowledge;
–       Ability to process an enquiry through to a quotation;
–       Commercial awareness;
–       Ability to submit accurate quotations;
–       Liaise competently with client representatives regarding enquiries, quotations and order progress;
–       Ability to create and supply accurate process information.
–       Computer skills, including Excel, Word
–       Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
–       Ability to liaise with external supply groups;
–       Ability to work individually and as part of a team;
–       Ability to work under pressure;
–       Ability to use initiative.
Job SummaryStandard Tasks
–       Collation of Material & Plating prices for RFQ’s
–       Prepare and Submit accurate Quotations to customers in a timely manner
–       Purchasing of Material to fulfil orders
–       Creating Sales orders/Work orders from Customer PO
–       Creation of routes/BOMs
–       Supporting production when problems arise
–       Updating methods/times to accurately reflect performance
–       Accountability of job specific Key Performance Indicators
Ad Hoc/Skill based Tasks
–       Participate and Collaborate on continuous improvement projects, not limited to methods/tooling/material selection/secondary processing
–       Collaborate with tooling supply partners
–       Complete ROI studies/time studies on process improvement
–       Participate in CAPEX investment decisions
–       Program/Run (or assist to) new components
–       Expediting/Customer reporting
–       Supplier management
Qualification–       Time Served Engineer
–       SVQ 4 or equivalent in an Engineering discipline
Experience–       CNC Machining methods/Time estimation
–       Tooling/Fixturing
–       Coating/Plating
–       Engineering steels/plastics
–       Assessing Manufacturing Risk
Objectives/ Measurement–       Quote Turnaround <3 days
–       Achieve planned margin through routes
–       Achieve best material/sub con prices


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dundee, DD4 8XD: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Quality assurance: 2 years (required)
  • manufacturing environment: 3 years (required)
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