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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Banbury, Oxfordshire, S. E. England, England

  • Sectors:

    Quality & HSE

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Hart

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

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    Rachael Hart

Manufacturing Engineer - Competitive SalaryTHE ROLE

A well known Automotive 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



  • Manufacturing engineering within an AUTOMOTIVE business

  • 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

  • Knowledge of automotive manufacturing systems

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

  • high comfort level using databases and spreadsheets

  • Awareness of 5s disciplines

The business are working with multiple OEMs currently and have a solid order book moving forward. They are great at internally developing their employees through training and promoting internally. The business are looking for a manufacturing engineer to come in and hit the ground running. They are a leading Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer for an array of products.