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Manufacturing Engineer


Job Description:

Manufacturing Engineer - 6 month contract - Henlow - £30 ph UMB or (Inside IR35)

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

Clearance Requirements & Eligibility


This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a Criminal Record Check. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct access to ITAR Material. Therefore we can only consider UK Nationals for this position. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

Role responsibilities

As a key member of the Manufacturing Engineering team you will carry out activities in support of multi-project manufacturing activities, focussing on ensuring that our products are built safely, efficiently and to budget.

  • Provide reactive Manufacturing Engineering support to minimise production downtime
  • Evaluate technical issues in order to develop proposals for investigations and/or
  • solutions, including process improvements
  • Have the ability to interpret design drawings with a view to producing manufacturing build instructions for both skilled and semi-skilled operators
  • Compile and update manufacturing instructions
  • Carry out investigations into a full range of problems, issues or developments and
  • develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team
  • Support the non-conformance process using SAP, and carry out relevant root cause analysis and define corrective actions as an individual or member of a team
  • Contribute to all aspects of continuous improvement activities within the authority designated to Manufacturing Engineering, to aid in the delivery of improved throughput across the Department, Henlow and Stevenage sites
  • Keep up to date in relevant technical areas, develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide more effective services (seeking and sharing good practice and knowledge to continuously improve practices), and supply technical support and expertise to others as required.

Role requirements (skills, training and qualifications)

  • Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, plus a number of years relevant experience (not including initial graduate training or the equivalent if an external recruit)
  • Or HND qualified (or equivalent) plus substantial practical experience in working from
  • a basis of concepts and principles
  • Experience across all aspects of at least a single engineering area/ domain and an appreciation of other areas
  • Specialist knowledge in at least one area; possibly recognised (or beginning to be recognised) as an expert

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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