Manufacturing/Production Engineer

Posted 18 May by Taskmaster Easy Apply

Manufacturing/Production Engineer

Location: Rugby

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Day shifts

TM Resourcing (Technical & Engineering) are proudly recruiting on behalf of a well-established manufacturing group based in the Midlands.

This particular client offers milling, turning and assembly capabilities for a range of customers operating in various sectors (Aerospace, Motorsport, Marine, and Medical to name a few!)

The company are currently in a period of growth and are looking to increase their headcount by recruiting a Manufacturing/Production Engineer. The main purpose of this role will be to assist a number of senior members of staff to identify ways of improving the efficiency of the manufacturing process and reducing waste product.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Feasibility Process
  • Technical input in quoting and estimating.; methods and cycle times
  • Setting and Programming Machines where applicable.
  • Review and improve the performance of Setters and Operators.
  • General Troubleshooting technical problems in Setting and Production.
  • Establishing best setting practice and developing this through Standard Operational Procedures with Production Personnel.
  • Monitor and optimise the processes and improve time cycles.
  • Monitor OEE and Set-up times on the machines
  • Monitor and improve KPI's
    • Right First Time, In Process Scrap, Final Inspection Scrap, Schedule Adherence
  • Attend and contribute to regular stand up production meetings.
  • Remain updated on new technology in machines and tooling etc.

Further Development & Training

  • Coaching and mentoring in continuous improvement techniques
  • Training and development in Datatrak

Candidate Specification:

Skill & Abilities

  • Time served engineer
  • Experienced in setting and operating machines
  • Able to read and understand drawings
  • Understanding of cutting feeds and speeds
  • An eye for detail
  • Able to encourage and influence others
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Remains current with all technical developments
  • Works well within a team and encourages positive working relationship


  • Proven technical engineering background
  • Good track record in carrying out feasibility studies
  • Understands the technical support requirements within a small to medium sub contract manufacturing company


  • Good knowledge of the Aerospace Sub Contract Sector
  • Working knowledge of the requirements of Quality Management Systems; specifically AS9100 2016 Rev; D
  • Sound sub contract engineering background

Personal Qualities & Other Requirements

  • Full flexibility
  • Willing to travel and occasionally work unsocial hours
  • Be a good team worker demonstrating loyalty and commitment to the organisation and team members
  • Positive approach
  • Trustworthy

Reference: 35174712

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