Productivity Engineer

Salary IRO £22,000 depending on experience

An opportunity exists at NDE (North Devon Electronics Ltd) for a University Graduate at Degree (or equivalent) level who possesses knowledge of current manufacturing methods and process techniques, preferably applicable to a coil winding business.

A suitable candidate will ideally have work experience in the areas of manufacturing and mechanical engineering.

Requisite skills include:

  • An understanding of manufacturing and process optimisation
  • Workflow concepts including single piece and Kanban
  • Production process improvements
  • Some experience with 3D modelling with CAD beneficial, but training could be provided
  • Understanding of Lean Principles
  • Problem solving techniques


  • Identify improved methods including tools / fixtures for assembly
  • Smooth workflow including bottleneck management
  • Process optimisation using engineering and lean techniques
  • Support new product introduction (NPI) activities
  • Assist with Operator training, upskilling and competence development

The candidate must be:

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic about manufacturing processes
  • Able to communicate effectively with all sectors of the business and work within a small team

Starting salary IRO £22,000 depending on experience

Attributes of candidates – must be reliable, personable and accurate with numerical data.

Hours: Monday – Thursday 8am to 5pm, Friday 8am to 1pm

Holiday 20 days (increasing with service) + Bank Holidays

Please apply with a CV and covering letter to