Production Engineer in Oxford, United Kingdom

at Oxford Flow
Location Oxford, United Kingdom
Date Posted December 10, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


£26,000 - £28,000 a yearProduction Engineer

Oxford Flow was founded in 2015 as a spin-out from The University of Oxford. The company raised £6.1 million in April 2018 to support rapid growth, product optimisation and customer base expansion.

Oxford Flow produces the most precise and accurate flow control valves in the world. Its range of pressure flow regulators are a fraction of the weight of traditional products and virtually maintenance free. This disruptive technology is used in water & gas distribution networks, oil & gas processes, and other industrial applications. Pressure Reducing Valves (PRVs) represent a $3.5bn sector of the global $65bn valve & actuator market.

The position is located at our newly refurbished offices in Oxford, only 10 minutes’ walk from the train station. The right candidate will receive a competitive salary with generous benefits package. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team in a fast-growing company.

Position: Production Technician
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire (Commutable from Abingdon, Didcot, Wantage, Farringdon, Witney, Bicester, Aylesbury and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £26,000 to 28,000 per annum, dependent on experience

About the role:

Oxford Flow now seeks a Production Technician joining the company’s production and assembly team and will both support and be responsible for certain areas involving purchasing, suppliers and manufacturing.

Day-to-day, the work will involve adhering to quality procedures, supporting supply chain management and procurement, stock accountability, supporting product assembly and ensuring a safe and tidy workshop environment.


Delivering production quality and managing / amending QA proceduresManaging product returns and supporting organising non-compliance investigationsSupporting production planning and investigationsMaintaining our Improvement Log; Raising POs & general purchases; Tracking orders & managing delivery and goods in; Collecting invoicesResponsible for stock, including components stock control and final product levelsManaging parts obsolescence, quarantine process and stock take preparationR&D; test rig and testing supportWith assembly, raising and keeping Works Orders up to date throughout productionSupporting Final Verification activity including Factory Acceptance Testing and carrying out pressure testing and the reportingSupporting Assembly staff with packaging and shipping activity, maintaining packaging material stock levels
About you:

Hold a Level 4 / HND engineering qualification or equivalent experienceUnderstand mechanical production processes and quality managementHave knowledge of engineering workshop practices to ensure a safe working environmentBe comfortable managing relationships with our suppliers to ensure the correct and timely delivery of componentsBe willing to tackle engineering challenges typically encountered in a developing manufacturing environment with enthusiasm
You may have experience of the following: Production Engineer, Production Engineering, Engineer, Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Production Technician, Mechanical Technician, QA, Quality Assurance, Quality Engineer, etc.

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