Junior Production Engineer

Norton Motorcycles is an iconic, British motorcycle brand delivering exquisite riding experiences. For over 120 years, Norton Motorcycles has been celebrated worldwide for its unique place in motorcycle history. Now under new ownership, Norton Motorcycles is proud to sit with the TVS Motor family.

Entering a new era, we are scaling globally and this role will give successful recruits the opportunity to be a part of that growth. This role will be based in our state-of-the-art facilities in Solihull, West Midlands, working within our tight-knit but ever-expanding team. Based in the manufacturing side of the business, specifically in the Assembly Department where new motorcycles and engines are produced.

The job requires a range of technical and practical skills, where supporting day-to-day operations goes hand-in-hand with the introduction of new equipment and planning for future models.

Role is reporting to the Operations Manager.

 

Experience:

  • 2 years + experience of production facilities / production line operations. Preferred to be in the automotive sector, or motorcycle related.

  • Experience of implementation of new equipment in a production environment, specifically:

    • Experience of Process / Documentation control in a manufacturing environment

    • Experience and working knowledge of MS office software.

    • Experience in Risk Assessments and Puwer Assessments is advantageous

    • Awareness of Permits to Work and Lock-Out/Tag-out procedures

    • CREO / AutoCAD Experience preferred but not desirable

 

Daily Duties:

  • Producing and logging Process FMEA Reports and conducting Audits

  • Producing Audits of Poke Yoke Solutions and Kaizen Walks

  • Supporting and implementing solutions for production, manufacturing & stores

  • Managing individual projects of solutions

  • Supporting in Training and roll out of process sheets

  • Control Daily PDCA Sheets and awareness across production following EOL Inspections

  • Creation of Visual Guides across production

  • Support in the creation and monitoring of Daily & Weekly KPIs

  • Support and implementation of 5S audits

  • Design change sign off

  • Attending daily review meetings

  • Implementing and managing TPM database, schedule and varied equipment TPM schedules.

  • Supporting the Production department in raising Consumable Order and Tooling purchase requests

Benefits of working for Norton:

We offer desirable benefits for all employees of Norton, including;

  • 25 Days holiday (Small amount used for Christmas Holiday)

  • Pension Scheme

  • Life Insurance 

  • Flexible Working 

  • Casual Dress 

  • Parking on site

   

Applicants must have the Right To Work in the UK

NO AGENCY APPLICATIONS

Job Type: Full time - Permanent

A driving licence is required  

The role will require international travel  

Salary package is dependent upon previous experience

It is essential that you send both your CV and a cover letter when applying for this role. Please also state where you heard about this vacancy within your application.

Please forward your CV and a covering letter in the first instance to hrmanager@nortonmotorcycles.com stating which role you are applying for.

We have a 10 day reply policy, so if you do not hear from us within 10 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.