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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location: Tipton
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Job title:               Manufacturing Engineer

Salary Range:     Competitive

Hours:                   Day shift 39 hours per week

Location:              Tipton, West Midlands

Permanent role working for a worldwide manufacturing organisation


A Manufacturing Engineer is required with knowledge of analysing production processes ideally using lean principles to organise and supervise new production equipment trials, materials and processes.

Candidates with knowledge of liquid processes, associated equipment controls and process instrumentation (eg valves, pumps, pressure sensors, tanks and mixers) would be well received.

Due to expansion and plant investment this Tipton based manufacturing business requires a dynamic, leading Manufacturing Engineer on a permanent basis.

As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be required to:

  •           To support the operations department with technical engineering support on the introduction of new processes, products and the improvements of existing products including any safety or environmental considerations
  •           Organise and supervise new production equipment trials, materials, processes and exiting equipment
  •           Log production trials and identify any corrective actions
  •          Investigate new process and equipment and orgainse supplier trails
  •          Develop best practises, routines and innovate solutions to improve production rates and quality output
  •           Support the implementation of equipment/projects in order to improve efficiency, reduce cost and improve sustainability.  
  •           Log operations based continuous improvement activities including cost/benefits and facilitate completion of actions
  •           Map the production processes, identify and document non value adding/value adding activities
  •           Record product cycle times
  •           Monitor service consumption by plant including gas, water, air, steam and interpret the date and report KPIs
  •           Investigate low energy opportunities
  •           Interrogate quality results and identify opportunities for improvement
  •           Administer the 6s programme
  •           Support CAPEX submissions(costings, project benefits and timescales


The Manufacturing Engineer should have the following skills and experience:

  •           Ideally a recognised engineering qualification at HND or above
  •           IOSH Manging Safety would be an advantage
  •           Analysing production processes
  •           Lean principles to organise and supervise new production equipment trials, materials, and processes
  •           Read and understand engineering drawings with PLCs
  •           Safety analysis (process from safety point to view)
  •           Project management
  •           Value stream mapping of full production life cycle

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Manufacturing engineering within a manufacturing company. In return for your experience, this Tipton based manufacturer will offer you:

  • Full time permanent contract
  • 39 hour working week with an early finish on Fridays  
  • Competitive
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory days
  • Healthcare
  • Contribution pension
  • 9% company bonus  
  • Great working conditions


Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Manufacturing Engineering within the manufacturing field and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Engineer, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.