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Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 7 February by Curtiss Wright Corporation Featured Ended

Job Description

Curtiss-Wright are seeking an entry-level Manufacturing Engineer to join our dynamic Production Engineering team at our new facility by Bournemouth Airport. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to use their related qualifications and gain experience with a leading global company.

Benefits include a competitive salary, full time (37 hours) flex time hours with a 12.45pm finish on Fridays, free parking and full training.

This opportunity will allow training to learn and develop to take on the following duties:

  • Design of tooling for New products including test fixtures, assembly aids, flash programming bed of nails
  • Front line support of existing products processes and tooling, able to switch priorities depending on business needs
  • Defining the assembly process by means of layout and Work instructions for product build and any required equipment training
  • Review and advise Engineering department on manufacturability of new designs and processes to ensure design for manufacture adhered to.
  • Lead project teams on continuous improvement of existing processes and introduce lean and 5S
  • Maintain production equipment to ensure continuous operation and high quality of products through the production process
  • Working with failures of legacy equipment to complete fault finding or replacing obsolete parts
  • Designing new jigs, fixtures and processes to improve production processes

Qualifications and experience


  • HNC/Degree qualified in a related field, ideally Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and drive to work in a hands on environment
  • Basic Knowledge of material processing processes -- plastic injection moulding, rubber moulding, metal casting, metal finishing


  • 1-3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Solidworks or 3d cad knowledge
  • Pneumatics knowledge
  • Lean tools knowledge and experience (5S, continuous improvement, etc)
  • Basic ability on manual machining equipment (lathe, turret mill)
  • Experience of supporting legacy products and equipment
  • Experience in electro/mechanical manufacturing
  • Mechanical design of jigs & fixtures
  • Experience of setting up process lines and services

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Company Information

Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright

At Curtiss-Wright, you have the opportunity to transform the way our customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides our employees with excellent experiences that enable them to develop their skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. At Curtiss-Wright, you will have the opportunity to contribute from day one - and that's just the beginning of how we help you transform your tomorrow.

About Us

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide, and has a turnover of over $2.5 billion per annum.

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