TT Electronics

Production Engineer

Posted Date 2 months ago(30/01/2023 15:27)
Job ID
United Kingdom
Seniority Level
Job Function
Permanent Full-Time
Estimated Travel Required
0 - 10%

Company Overview

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4800 colleagues we operate from 27 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


In Rogerstone, Newport, South Wales we specialise in low volume, high mix electronics. Our team of 230 employees is part of the Global Manufacturing Solutions division and delivers end to end through life tailored business solutions to world leading manufacturing partners. Rumour has it that we have a good reputation with visiting colleagues from other TT locations, and that our excellent staff canteen facilities are partly due to that.

Role Overview and Responsibilities


The Production Engineer defines and works out how the product will be manufactured and/or assembled on the production line including decision of packaging used.

They ensure the right quantity of components/products are delivered and aligned to support the speed of the production line. The Production Engineer is responsible for implementation of production processes and procedures, leading production and productivity improvements with project based activities, including new product introduction (NPI) and manufacturing layouts (cell design) to reduce waste, improve product quality, build safety into process and reduce operating costs.


Key Responsibilities

  • Introduce new products into Production ensuring that the customer specifications are met.
  • Support and work to an implementation plan for engineering activities.
  • To generate manufacturing instructions (MI’s) for all stages of build, thus reducing variability in manufacturing
  • Implementation of customer engineering change notes (ECN’s) throughout all stages
  • Design processes that meet the product / customer requirements & have input during DFM/DFX phase of NPI
  • Liaise with in house or 3rd party tooling suppliers, agree design, costs and lead times, to achieve the production start date.
  • Incorporate best manufacturing practices, when developing the process – incorporating LEAN principles of manufacturing (5S)
  • Introduce new processes and equipment required to manufacture products to a required level of output.
  • Monitor yields and improve processes, using continuous improvement tools, individually and as part of a team.
  • Provide support to production to help solve problems, in the manufacturing process – to include training of new processes
  • Assist in planned preventative maintenance on various production processes
  • To maintain various tools, fixtures and small machines
  • To support customer visits, meetings, audits and generate reports.
  • Meeting health & safety requirements with active participation in hazard spotting activity
  • Ensure compliance with company codes of conduct.
  • Keep up with current and developing engineering trends – for example automation of build
  • Carry out PFMEAs, (Production Failure Mode Effects Analysis) to assist quality in their documentation
  • Support and lead process improvement activities
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems


This list of duties & responsibilities is not intended to be an exhaustive list of tasks performed. Other associated tasks are likely to be performed as directed by the relevant Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

Core Requirements

  • Engineering qualification such as HND or equivalent
  • Experience of working within an engineering environment
  • Committed to continuous improvement
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong IT skills within Excel, Word & ability to learn company specific systems
  • Have a professional and accurate approach to work
  • Disciplined, responsible and enthusiastic
  • Team player with ‘can do’ attitude supporting the needs of the department and business.
  • Ability to provide logical & thorough instructions in a written format that others can follow


Desireable Skills and Experience

  • Relevant manufacturing/engineering qualification 
  • Professional accreditation with an industry related body would be advantageous
  • Ability to use CAD would be advantageous
  • Ability to design/ develop processes and layouts for production.
  • Experience of FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis), Kaizen/A3 (continuous improvement and problem solving) process improvement and Poke Yoke (error proofing) techniques
  • Significant work experience in a Low volume/ High change manufacturing environment
  • Experienced with MRP systems
  • Understanding of design and production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work

What we offer


  • Competitive salary
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Financial wellbeing benefit
  • Discounted online and highstreet shopping and lifestyle vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted RAC membership
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • 187.5 hours annual leave plus bank holidays
  • A supportive and friendly working environment with a focus on wellbeing and sustainability



Solving Technology Challenges for a Sustainable World

We want the very best people in our TT family across the globe – so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and you can rest assured that TT Electronics takes positive steps to ensure we are an inclusive business, that will welcome and support you, from your initial application to wherever your career takes you! Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.  

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