Production Engineer

Up to £45,000 DOE + Benefits

Barnstaple – EX31 1LY

We are SEA.

Engineered to protect. We protect what matters – our nations, our waters, our land, our cities, our people, our environment, our world.

Join us.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Engineer to join our team based in Barnstaple.

In this role you will ensure that SEA’s production processes are effective and predictable through the deployment of appropriate processes, controls, and equipment. Provide input into PV projects to drive DFM best practice.

What we offer

Your work, your contribution, deserves to be recognised and rewarded. Have a look at the benefits we offer:

Work life balance:

  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus buy and sell
  • Up to 16 days flexi leave accrual
  • Half day Fridays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive special paid leave

    Family & wellbeing:

  • Private medical health insurance & Employee Assistance Program
  • All Staff Bonus
  • Group Pension Plan of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing centre
  • Sports & Social activities
  • Employee Discounts portal – online and instore discounts, travel savings etc
  • Canada Life GP and financial advice
  • Life assurance policy
  • Publication and recruitment bonus rewards
  • Development opportunities, including LinkedIn learning

    Facilities & resources:

  • Electric vehicle charging points at all sites
  • Private seated lunch areas
  • Onsite bistro (Barnstaple office) and free hot and cold beverages
  • Onsite showers and toiletries provision
  • Free onsite parking

What you’ll be doing

You will be responsible for defining all aspects of the production methods and layouts to ensure the production processes are effective and predictable. Provide input to new and legacy projects to define equipment, work instructions, drawings and tooling as required.

  • Optimise and challenge the design with respect to DFM for new products
  • Review and implement process improvements to reduce production costs
  • Developing and supporting visual controls on the shop floor
  • Lead on the implementation of Engineering Changes on the shop floor
  • Be first triage of ‘quality’ problems encountered in manufacturing
  • Assist in the evaluation of returned materials and products
  • Design fixtures and tooling for assembly tasks
  • Assist with PFMEA and implement improvements


The skills you need

  • Previous relevant production engineering experience at manager level in a low volume / high variety manufacturing environment
  • Experience with CAD software
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Good listener with the ability to influence stakeholders
  • Ability to read and interpret designs
  • Resilient and calm under pressure with the ability to work to tight deadlines and communicate at all levels


Join us and be part of something smaller – with 300 people in the UK and Canada – doing something bigger: protecting what matters. 

If you would like to know more, please give our Talent Acquisition Advisor Ethan a call on 01373852304.



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