Production Engineer


Wappenham, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

SPX Enterprise Control Systems (ECS) designs and produces a range of programmable jammers (RF Inhibitors) and other specialist equipment for use in the high level military and internal security domains.




The Production Engineer role is a crucial link between Engineering, Manufacturing and Sales.  The role will focus on generating and maintaining technical and configuration data to be used by all departments.




  • Liaison between Production/Operations and Engineering with completion of documentation where necessary.
  • The creation and maintenance of part numbers and BOMs for new and existing products.
  • Generation and monitoring of Engineering Change Orders (ECO) when up-issuing BOMs under the guidance of the Engineering Design Authority and Production Management Team.
  • Monitor and manage component obsolescence and alternatives as required.
  • Ownership of the Manufacturing Data Pack for ECS Products.
  • Completion of mechanical and electrical/electronic design updates where appropriate.
  • Overall responsibility for configuration management and maintenance of the associated engineering management plans. 
  • Creation of agreed Assembly Instructions.
  • Responsible for the Production Feedback Register 
  • Provide support and input to Sales for the generation and checking of part number/model descriptors.




  • Self-motivated, a strong team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Good technical understanding.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacture.
  • Professional approach to all work.
  • Good attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.





  • HNC in Electronics or related subject. A minimum of 2 -3 years’ experience in an equivalent role.



  • Degree/HND in an Engineering discipline. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in an equivalent role.


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SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


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