Production Engineer

January 20, 2023

  • Full Time
  • Skellefteå
  • Work Visa Required

On behalf of the client, we are looking for a Production Engineer

No. of Positions: 6 to 8
Location: Skellefteå, Sweden
Joining date: As quickly as possible
Experience level: 3+ years

Accommodation will provide near to the office

Job scope function

  • The Production Engineer is the main bridge between commissioning phase and production ramp up. They will work closely with the Process Engineers finalize commissioning and prepare the production team to take over the lines. Once the production has started, the Production Engineer is reviewing performance and yield of the lines and launch projects to reduce the top losses in both categories. As the initial full data collection for performance and yield is not yet available, the Production Engineering group will work to enhance the data collection strategy while simultaneously working with the information available.
  • The Production Engineer is responsible for optimizing the performance of the lines. They will work with a cross-functional team. They will lead the root cause analysis of equipment based top losses and minor stops. They will analyze the loss data and pull in the groups needed to tackle the losses.
  • This role will allow you to enhance/increase your current understanding of the equipment and process and utilize it to create a path to a zero-loss concept to optimize the line and maintain quality performance.
  • The Production Engineer role requires a strong capability to lead root cause analysis, ability to collaborate with multiple different teams and personalities, time management skills, engineering and design capability of smaller scope projects, data analysis skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills and willingness to step into and lead improvement activities for Production as they are identified.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Review loss data and identify top losses
  • Deep root cause analysis of top losses
  • Project launch to eliminate top losses
  • Documentation review to ensure proper documentation package is available post-commissioning
  • Collaborate with Process Engineering to create handover requirements
  • Facilitate a smooth transition between commissioning phase and ramp up/production phase

Required education experience

  • BSc or MSc degree in mechanical or chemical engineering
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience within design and engineering related fields
  • Familiar with QA troubleshooting tools
  • Successful track record of leading process improvement projects in a production factory
  • Experience from scaling production in a fast-growing environment ideally in the Battery, Food, Pharma, Paper & Pulp, Semiconductor, Electrochemical or similar industry
  • Curious, technically educated, and preferably with a strong business background problem solving background
  • Experience and interest in design and commissioning
  • Detailed root cause analysis skills
  • Familiar with OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency) metric

Specific skills, abilities and personal success factors

  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Has a “can-do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate & purpose-driven
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high-pressure international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus

Maximum file size: 256 MB.