Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity



Job Description:


Are you looking for the opportunity to work for a leading manufacturer of mechanical products in a key Manufacturing Engineering role?  The company have a global presence and are currently working on a number of next-generation projects which means your role will be varied and often project-focused.

As such, they are looking to appoint a Manufacturing Engineer to undertake a key role supporting New Product Introduction acting as the interface between design and the shop floor for new product development projects.

As Manufacturing Engineer you will also deliver robust production engineering standards and look to support the Manufacturing Engineering Manager to grow the lean environment on the shop floor. 

As Manufacturing Engineer, key accountabilities will include: 

New Product Introduction (NPI) / Design for Manufacture (DFM) - Working as part of the Product Development team, acting as the link between development and the shop floor and ensuring all new products are designed for manufacture.

Supporting with initial prototype builds and identification of any equipment or tooling / fixturing requirements for the build.

Lean / Continuous Improvement – assist with identifying and then implementing improvement tools such as 7 Wastes, Visual Management, single piece flow, 5S or similar

Identifying and look at way standardise work, improving work instructions/ SOP’s and ensuring they reflect current builds

To succeed in this varied and interesting Project based Production Engineering role you will ideally be apprentice trained / HNC/D + or degree qualified or have a number of years of proven experience in a mechanical, assembly or machining manufacturing environment.  Coupled with:

  • New Product Introduction (NPI) experience
  • Experience in a mechanical manufacturing environment.
  • First class communication skills,
  • An understanding of lean tools such as 5S, 8D, 5 Why’s, Ishikawa diagrams or similar highly advantageous
  • Familiarity with 3D CAD again advantageous but not essential

Please contact Alison Kemp in the first instance for further details or apply via the link


Likely to suit individuals with a background as (but not limited to):  Manufacturing Engineer, Production Engineer, NPI Engineer, Manufacturing Project Engineer, Lean Production Process Engineer or similar


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    + full benefits

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    HND/HNC or equivalent