Manufacturing Engineer – Industrial


Attractive + Benefits


Sector: Manufacturing
Function: Manufacturing
Contact: Peter Heap
Phone: 01384 446127
Job Ref: 67415

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Manufacturing Engineer - Industrial Systems and Engineering

West Midlands - Permanent - Attractive

A Manufacturing Engineer is required to join an International Industrial Systems and Engineering company that Designs, Manufactures, Assembles, Tests and Commissions Industrial Systems. The successful Manufacturing Engineer will be reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager. The Manufacturing Engineer role can be varied and will provide manufacturing technical knowledge and instruction from the design stage all the way through to the completion of manufacture. The Manufacturing Engineer will also work with design team for DFM to enable the company to make available new technologies and capabilities. The Manufacturing Engineer will lead on Continuous Improvements to processes that will increase productivity, efficiency, quality and or other gains such as waste elimination for the business.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Instruct the most efficient method of manufacture of components and assemblies.
  • Ensure safety and the correct quality requirements are met and using route card system.
  • Generate manufacturing documentation in the form of inspection and test plans
  • Issue route cards containing clear manufacturing instructions.
  • Generating route cards with accurate timings for manufacturing activities.
  • To be involved during design to review drawings and plans.
  • Ensure correct instructions for manufacture are given in the most productive way.
  • Input, control and update manufacturing data with production control and MRP systems.
  • Identify waste and non-value adding activities seeking changes to eliminate or minimise.
  • Be able to work resource availability, schedule requirements and quality requirements.
  • Support the tendering process and development of manufacturing strategies.
  • Raise NCR's and contribute to closing out NCR's when activities and process do not conform.
  • Utilize methods such as 5 Why's, DMAIC & root cause analysis for continuous improvements.
  • Update and follow through manufacturing drawing, documentation and quality updates.

The Manufacturing Engineer should have the following Qualifications Skills or Experience:

  • Industrial experience in a manufacturing role.
  • Knowledge in machining and/or welding within a lean environment.
  • Knowledge of processes such as Machining, Mechanical/Electrical Assembly or Welding
  • In-depth knowledge on a variety of different welding processes.
  • How process affects different materials and how you can prevent distortion and defects.
  • Knowledge of the inspection processes and how designs affect the accuracy and results.
  • Be able to read and interpret engineering drawings providing detailed instructions for manufacture and procurement.
  • Able to manufacture a component or assembly to the correct quality requirements.
  • Ability to communicate clear written and verbal instructions to all manner of people.
  • Organised, methodical, and able to review designs and offer advice on manufacturability.
  • Produce manufacture instructions for planners, operators, inspectors and quality engineers.
  • Have a cost and time focused mentality.
  • Understands and works to the right first-time culture and contributes to whole process.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office software, ability to learn and run in-house software systems.
  • Able to focus on Focus on the customer, safety, quality, cost and continuous improvements.
  • Overall a positive attitude with a can-do mentality to get the job done.

**Security Clearance (SC) may will be required due to the nature of the products involved**

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience of Manufacturing Engineering within an Industrial and Manufacturing environmentand you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Engineer role, please contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446127 or send suitable CV's to


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