Manufacturing Systems Engineer

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  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40k - 57k per year + Benefits

  • Contact:

    James Tilley

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  • Contact phone:

    01384 446126

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Job Title: Manufacturing Systems Engineer

Salary: £40,000 - £57,000 plus benefits 

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Industry: Diesel Engines

Relocation: Maybe supported with this role

A Manufacturing Systems Engineer opportunity has become available for one of the world’s leading manufacturers of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines

You will join a Manufacturing Advanced Planning team at the Peterborough Engine facility. The key focus of the Manufacturing Advanced Planning team is to provide globally standardised manufacturing / production processes, equipment and systems, designed to enable the introduction of new products and provide best asset utilisation leveraging the capability of our clients world class production facilities.

This role requires expertise in manufacturing systems (E.g. MES, PLM, ERP) and will also require experience of technical manufacturing/production engineering skills in both project and process-based environments.

The successful candidate will utilise experience and knowledge gained through exposure to a range of functions and activities within a Manufacturing Engineering, Production Engineering or Process environment to play a key role in the continued success of the company, providing analytical and process expertise necessary to design, develop and implement manufacturing processes.

This role represents an exciting step forward for individuals wishing to develop their project leadership skills and their career within Manufacturing Engineering.

Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or a relevant Technical Engineering discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • Must have previous experience as a Manufacturing / Production Engineer developing and implementing process / assembly solutions.
  • Have knowledge and experience of using and implementing Manufacturing systems - Manufacturing Execution Systems (e.g. Oracle solutions, Simatic IT, SAP ME, Delmia Apriso) and/or Enterprise Resource Planning systems (e.g. SAP, QAD) and/or Manufacturing planning solutions (e.g. Siemens Teamcenter - Manufacturing Process Planner, Process Simulate)
  • Understanding of Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) concepts and their application in the area of product design, Bill of Materials (BoM's), Manufacturing Routings, Product/Process change control, configuration management
  • Understanding of Lean manufacturing tools and techniques, utilising problem solving and root cause analysis tools
  • Experience of introducing new products and/or managing significant change with proven and innovative manufacturing techniques within the manufacturing environment

Please contact James Tilley for more details.


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.

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