Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 23 May by MPI Easy Apply

Manufacturing Engineer required for a large Group that holds over 60 years of engineering experience and is one of the top 10 UK contract manufacturers.

Job Scope

  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques: Value Stream Mapping, Bottleneck Management, SMED, 5S + 1 & internal/external auditing processes.
  • Proactively investigate, define, propose and deliver 'Continuous Improvements’ related to all manufacturing & office processes.

  • Provide continuous assessment, and implementation (where possible) of the latest manufacturing practices to support the progress of the company.
  • Be operationally aware of process waste and actively seek solutions with relationship to cost saving projects.
  • Define manufacturing and assembly processes of internally manufactured products and, where applicable, the associated external supply chain supply processes.
  • Provide support for the concept, design, manufacture and implementation of jigs, fixtures and tooling.
  • Assist in new product introduction & all associated processes and delivery targets, to include: SOP & work instructions, & operational procedures awareness.
  • Produce process routings to meet customer specifications working closely with planning & production.
  • Management of Production System(s) (Process SOPs, CNC Programmes) to ensure integrity is maintained.
  • Maintain a suitable level of network capability with support teams (Planning, Production, and Quality) to ensure that operational support is given and project goals are met.
  • Organising and recording the service and maintenance for all plant (TPM)
  • Undertake requirements for: Risk Assessments, ISO14001 & all environmental issues as per internal & external audits & weekly safety check lists.


  • Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Management of Maintenance and service records
  • Producing SOP’s & work instructions for all processes.
  • Reviewing: SOP’s, work instructions, and business related documentation both electronically & hard copy.

Audit Documentation:

Ref: ISO9001 & 14001, AS9100 Quality Management Systems.

  • Ability to prepare related documentation for pre-audit checking.
  • Electronic record keeping for both Internal & External audits.


  • 5+ years previous experience as a Manufacturing Engineer or similar role
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques: Value Stream Mapping, Bottleneck Management, SMED, 6S & internal/external auditing processes.
  • Must have a "hands on approach" and run continuous improvement projects in tandem.
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Analytical and creative thinker. This means you can operate on your own initiative but also contribute as a team member working with engineers from various disciplines.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team player and ability to influence

Please send your CV for immediate interview.

Reference: 35212807

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