Company: Weatherford
Skills: Production Engineering
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Loughborough, England, United Kingdom


Overview

Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Responsibilities

Weatherford currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Production Engineer - Mechanical to join the team in East Leake, Loughborough. The Production Engineer's role will be to provide Engineering support to the Production Department. You will be involved in the investigation and resolution of manufacturing issues and tasked with making improvements to the manufacturing processes. Your priority will always be the quality and reliability of the product. We would expect any candidate to be qualified to HND or degree level in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline but more importantly they should have a natural flare and enthusiasm for Engineering. In addition, you will need to have good written and verbal communication skills, good problem-solving abilities, and a systematic approach.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To be actively involved in the manufacture of prototypes for new designs including component procurement, assembly and test as required.
  • To feed back the knowledge gained in the manufacture of the prototype to the design team for incorporation into the product design.
  • To support production by ensuring that they are provided with effective design documentation (BOM's, drawings, work instructions).
  • To assist Engineering in the generation of that design documentation.
  • To design and organise the construction of jigs and fixtures.
  • To identify and implement process improvements in manufacturing aimed at improving quality and reducing lead-time and costs.
  • To provide technical support in the resolution of process problems arising in assembly and test.
  • To investigate corrective actions and preventative action requests and come up with recommended action.


Qualifications

  • 3-6 Years relevant experience.
  • Degree or HND in Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline.
  • Intrinsic interest in Engineering.
  • Enthusiastic and a good work ethic.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high level of integrity.
  • Willingness to learn and develop.
  • Willingness to collaborate in a team.
  • A good understanding of Engineering materials.
  • A good understanding of mechanical manufacturing processes.
  • Proficient in the use of CAD for the design of precision assemblies.
  • Skilled at problem solving.
  • Experience in workshop practices.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.