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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Contract Manufacturing Engineer – CNC / Machining


Job Description:

Contract Manufacturing Engineer – CNC / Machining

12 – 18 month contract, immediate start available

The company -  highly regarded design, development, and manufacturer. Due to a heavy investment in new product development, they are seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer with a machining / CNC or fabrication process understanding to support several New Product Projects and ongoing improvements within a complex mechanical manufacturing environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a motivated team undertaking Manufacturing Engineering activities to ensure that New Product Introduction project timescales are fully supported and driving ongoing improvements on existing products.

Key Responsibilities for CNC / machining Manufacturing Engineer will include:

Supporting the introduction of new products (NPI) ensuring new product specification considers design for manufacture (DFM) at all stages and identifying opportunities for standardisation

Continuous Improvement - Supporting the Lead Engineer with targeted lean improvement projects

Writing work instructions and identifying tooling requirements for product manufacture.

CAPEX projects – new tooling / capital equipment for machining and assembly operations

Problem solving -  investigating and putting in place robust resolution to production issues utilising lean tools such as Root Causes Corrective Action (RCCA) and 8D

Using industry knowledge and expertise to identify and new technology that can be implemented to improve quality and output.

To succeed in this varied and interesting project based Manufacturing Engineering role you will ideally need to be:


  • HNC/D + qualified in an engineering discipline OR have proven experience in a mechanical / machining / fabrication production engineering environment
  • New Product Introduction (NPI) for new product development projects.
  • Machining / CNC or fabrication process knowledge
  • Regulated industry experience, aerospace, automotive or similar
  • MRP experience
  • CAD experience ideal (3D CAD preferred but NOT essential).

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



  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    5+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    HND/HNC or equivalent