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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Manufacturing & Production

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Andy Rogers

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Manufacturing Engineer

Tier 1 Automotive


A well known client is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to support a cross functional team to develop and produce equipment specifications in line with corporate guidelines, within time & budget. The responsibilities will be:

  • facilitate production cell teams to deliver production to plan and to quality

  • CAPEX- ensuring equipment purchased and commissioned meets specs

  • SOPs

  • Define process flow for NPI and existing programs using manufacturing system design tools and methodology

  • Maintain & develop FMEA's, Control plans

  • Packaging development

  • Lead Lean manufacturing projects

  • Implement production & tooling equipment

  • Review processes and systems to plan and execute an improvement programme

  • Cost justification packs with associated paybacks for capital investments

  • Data analysis & capture in support of departmental/business projects

  • manufacturing cell layouts

  • Support Programme management with NPI

  • Support quality and manufacturing functions in problem resolution and 8D process

  • Support C.I. department with lean & Six Sigma projects


The Manufacturing Engineer for the business in Birmingham, needs the following experience:


  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing methodologies, APQP, CI, VSM

  • Project management experience - CAPEX / assets

  • Strong problem-solving/problem-resolution skills

  • Experience of delivering 'launch' of customer programs

  • software programs eg. AutoCAD, Excel, Microsoft Project;

  • high comfort level using databases and spreadsheets

  • Awareness of 5s disciplines

The business are working with multiple customers currently and have a solid order book moving forward. They are great at internally developing their employees through training and promoting internally. The manufacturing team is spread across multiple UK sites and global roles are an option in the longer term. The business are looking for a manufacturing engineer to come in and hit the ground running.