Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Industry: Engineering
Reference: HQ00008774_1654939621
Contact Name: Jerry Hayman
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Job Published: 11 June 2022
Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer - £45,000 - South Oxfordshire

Role: Manufacturing Engineer

Field: Mechanical Engineering/Manufacturing/Production Engineering/NPI/NPD/Precision Engineering

Salary: £45,000

Benefits include: Starting Holiday Allowance of 25 days, plus bank holidays, competitive pension scheme, life assurance, private healthcare, employee assistant programmes and more!

An excellent opportunity exists for ambitious Manufacturing/Production Engineer to join a world class organisation at their manufacturing facility in South Oxfordshire.

The Role:

To define, develop and implement robust engineering processes and systems and to ensure continuous improvement in order to optimise the manufacturing processes within the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To define & co-ordinate robust engineering processes in order to maximise production and compacity utilisation
  • Working with the Engineering team on both existing and NPI projects
  • Close working partnership with the Design Engineer, taking R&D projects from the initial design concepts to production
  • Ensure that all product and systems requirements are considered as well as amending and updating BOM's
  • Building jig/tooling fixtures for both R&D testing and product manufacturing processes
  • Creating test procedures
  • Looking at DFM (Design for Manufacturing) and DFA (Design for Assembly) processes in order to improve cost, time and quality on NPI and existing products
  • Generation and implementation of engineering solutions in order to up-scale current processes and to take products from development to full production
  • Leading the application of detailed process understanding - design, develop and optimising manufacturing processes


  • Minimum HNC-level qualification in process/mechanical engineering
  • Manufacturing/Process engineering experience gained within a manufacturing business
  • Experience in high complexity manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of lean Manufacturing Principles.
  • Experience of 3D CAD
  • Experience of high-level process control
  • Experience of the following would be advantageous; FMEA, DFMA and LEAN principles
  • Ability to bring projects in on time and to budget

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an industry leading Engineering establishment and the opportunity to work alongside leading experts. To apply please send across your updated CV or call Jerry Hayman.

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