Careers at PPM

We are always on the lookout for talented people. Currently, we have the following vacancy. Please email your CV to Pippa Seager at

Title: Production Engineer

Purpose: To ensure existing products are fully supported by engineering design and documentation where required. To plan and implement the transfer of newly designed products into production, including full documentation packages.

Location: Swindon

Reporting to: Production Manager


  • Producing, updating and maintaining Bills of Materials on ERP system
  • Working with Design Engineers to ensuring manufacturability of new products
  • Working with purchasing to ensure best quality and prices
  • Writing and updating production procedures for ease of manufacture
  • Implement engineering change requests
  • Writing and updating of product manuals
  • RMA and quality investigation and analysis
  • Working with software engineers and third party software partner to enable quick bug fixes to production release of system software
  • Manage process of software bug fixing
  • Costing of product variants
  • Installs on customer sites
  • Involved in system acceptance testing at PPM prior to shipment
  • Work with engineers on system designs.
  • Work with the sales department on pre and post sales technical support

 Essential skills/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of analogue electronics
  • Demonstrable experience in an electronics manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of software/firmware
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of RF
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and Process Improvement tools and techniques.
  • Electronic CAD tools e.g. OrCAD

Required Behaviours:

  • Creativity and innovation – Possessing a passion for driving continuous improvement by spotting opportunities and seeking the views of others
  • Keeping Commitments – You demonstrate a can-do attitude and you drive to complete tasks and projects and report that they are completed, even when other opportunities arise which appear to be more interesting.
  • Collaboration and Communication – ability to develop relationships with colleagues outside your department built on mutual trust, respect and drive for sharing and success
  • Company Focus – Put the needs of the company first before your team needs, drive to achieve the goals of the company as well as your own team

Please note: unsolicited calls from agencies will not be accepted and PPM is not seeking the services of any recruitment agency.