Manufacturing Process Engineer

Posted 9 March by Taskmaster

Job Title: Manufacturing Process Engineer

Location: Houghton-le-spring

Salary: In the region of £27,000 dependant on experience

TM resourcing are working with a client that have been established for almost twenty years that work in a variety of industries such as industrial, aerospace and environment.

They are looking for a candidate to assist with processes so customer and production requirements are met. You will support production, facilitate continuous improvement on all existing products and processes and you will provide technical support for NPI activities.

The Role:

Ongoing analysis and continuous improvement of existing processes with a focus on cost, quality, delivery, and overall equipment effectiveness.

Evaluation of customer requirement to support new product activity.

Responsible for production processes, tooling, jigs and equipment to support new product introduction and continuous improvement of existing products.

Production support including, developing production documentation, standard operating procedures, delivering training, and ensuring adherence from production teams.

Collaborate with other engineers, managers and production staff to transfer processes into production.

Provide on-going technical support and assistance to production and maintenance teams.

Working to a specification within the constraints of cost, quality, time and resources.

Solve engineering problems in a disciplined, efficient and timely manner.

Liaise with production and operations management to decide the best means of meeting customer orders.

Program, setup and monitor production equipment (wave & selective soldering, conformal coating,) and react to any changes outside normal operation.

Analysis of internal KPI and yield metrics, to drive improvements.

Keep up-to-date all relevant documentation, systems and records, including controlling calibration requirements for production equipment, tooling, jigs & fixtures.

Interact with suppliers to specify, develop and implement efficient and cost-effective systems, equipment, and processes.

The Ideal candidate:

ONC/HNC (or equivalent) education in an Engineering Discipline.

Minimum of 2 years' experience within a fast-moving production environment.

Ability to introduce, manage and drive continuous improvement activities.

Hands-on approach and results orientated.

Capable of reading and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications.

Knowledge and understanding of preventative maintenance activities.

Methodical approach to fault finding.

Good inter personal skills with staff at all levels.

Computer literate with experience of Microsoft Office applications.


Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in an Engineering discipline.

Experience in a similar role within an electronics assembly environment.

Proven track record of Manufacturing Engineering, process improvement, and New Product Introduction.

Knowledge of Six-Sigma, LEAN manufacturing techniques, kaizen.

For further information call Pippa on

Reference: 34649142

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