Manufacturing Engineer


£45k - 50k per year


Sector: Defence
Function: Project & Programme Management
Contact: Matt Johnson
Phone: 01952 987033
Job Ref: 67327

Job details

Jonathan Lee Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our client's collaborative and inclusive team in Stockport. This full-time Manufacturing Engineer role offers a salary of £45,000 to £50,000 per annam and many excellent benefits.

As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will support manufacturing processes to improve product quality and ease of manufacture. The company is a trusted partner to military customers around the world and has a skilled and experienced workforce dedicated to achieving excellence in all areas of the business, from Engineering to Project Management and Business Support to Operations. This critical role is to develop/implement improvements to manufacturing processes and to drive continuous improvement, consistency of product quality and delivery.

During your first few weeks in this Manufacturing Engineer role, you can expect to:

  • Create, manage, and deliver improvement action plans
  • Implement a customer-focused, operational improvement culture, delivering world-class customer service levels
  • Explore the business case for process automation where applicable; for repeatability, efficiency and quality improvements
  • Develop processes to improve dimensional stability from effective jigging / fixture / alignment
  • Continuously drive efficiency improvements that reduce the build hours/product
  • Lead, develop and implement quality manufacturing improvement programmes across area of responsibility
  • Coordinate cross-functional team activities to optimise the cost performance of the plant through capital investment programmes, optimising operating standards and minimising waste through the development of a continuous improvement culture
  • Support and lead structured problem-solving and process improvement activities

To apply for this Manufacturing Engineer position, your soft skills, expertise, and experience should include:

  • Ideally holding an HND or an Advanced/Higher Apprenticeship in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering
  • Educated to Bachelor level or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering Discipline
  • Planning experience using SAP and Ideally Trained in SAP
  • Structuring BOMs from Drawing to Manufacture
  • A proven successful track record of manufacturing excellence and experience in a similar role within an industrial or technical environment
  • It would be advantageous to have planning experience with SAP or to be trained in SAP

If you're looking to impact and create change positively, you'll be rewarded with a salary of £45,000 to £50,000 and an excellent benefits package for your inclusive and committed approach.

We'd love you to apply for this full-time Manufacturing Engineer job in Stockport, and we're waiting to hear from you. Please get in touch with Jonathan Lee Recruitment today.

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