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Production Engineer

Pin icon IP28 Bury St Edmunds
Pound Sterling icon £24,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 30 Apr 2024
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Join the forefront of innovation as a Production Engineer at Vapourtec in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Earn £24,000 - £28,000 annually with benefits including a pension, 25 days holiday, and on-site parking.

As part of our dynamic team, you'll assemble cutting-edge flow chemistry equipment, driving global growth in scientific research and manufacturing.

Production Engineer (Technical, Manufacturing, OEM)
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6TS

  • Full time (40 hours per week), Permanent
  • £24,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Since 2006, Vapourtec have been the leading manufacturer of world-class flow chemistry equipment. Through, flow chemistry equipment, they have helped revolutionise the way many scientists deliver the research, medicines, and other products we all rely on. Manufactured at their headquarters in Suffolk, United Kingdom, their modular flow chemistry systems are trusted by academics, chemists, and manufacturers around the world.

Vapourtec have grown extensively through the quality of their products, numerous citations and excellent distributor network and they now wish to complement these efforts and drive further ambitious global growth.  Vapourtec require a Production Engineer to join their talented team.

The Package:

  • Salary for the position will be based on experience: £24,000 - £28,000 per year
  • Company pension contribution
  • 25 days annual holiday + bank holidays
  • Training and support will be provided to build confidence and ensure success in this position
  • Free on-site parking

About the Production Engineer role:

The role is part of the Operations team, reporting to the Production manager, and involves the in-process inspection and assembly operations for the in-house manufactured laboratory equipment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Electronic assembly
  • Mechanical assembly
  • Assembly of small tubular reactors and fittings
  • Improvement of product assembly through exploring new methods
  • Testing of reactor assemblies at pressure
  • Supporting production technicians with fault finding
  • Reporting of slow processes and quality concerns to line managers
  • Manage workload to achieve targets

Skills/Qualifications (minimum):

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a production biased role
  • 2 A levels or National diploma / GNVQ level 3
  • Experience with mechanical assemblies
  • Able and willing to learn
  • Able to work in a busy deadline driven environment.
  • Able to multi task with an organised approach.
  • Confident with Windows, Excel, Word.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings


  • Good technical understanding of materials
  • Experience in fault-finding electro-mechanical assemblies

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience include Manufacturing, Production, Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Production Technician, Assembly Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Operations Coordinator, Technical Engineer, Process Engineer, Quality Control Technician, Laboratory Equipment Technician, Flow Chemistry Engineer.