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Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sectors:

    Manufacturing & Production

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachael Hart

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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    Rachael Hart

Manufacturing Engineer- Automotive


We are currently looking for a skilled manufacturing engineer for a prestigious Automotive business based in the Leeds area. The business have a market leading product with a global customer base and are looking to bring someone into their successful engineering team immediately.


Reporting to the Production engineering manager you will be part of a team running the manufacturing operation.

The company is looking to strengthen and expand its production engineering department to support new and existing business.

Duties of the manufacturing engineer will include:

  • Plan, implement and monitor improvements in manufacturing tools, techniques and processes to improve: output, machine uptime and productivity, deliver and quality

  • Ensuring reduction of scrap and rework as well as minimising safety incident rates

  • NPI & CI

  • Manage engineering changes to production/materials

  • Identify, develop, project manage and implement CAPEX

  • Plan, implement and monitor all NPI with emphasis on efficient factory layout, process flow and optimising of capital equipment.

  • Attend design review meetings to influence decisions taken towards 'design for test' and 'design for manufacture'

  • Project management and implementation of capital expenditure projects, introduction and validation of new machines

  • Productivity and process improvement projects

  • Manage multi-functional large value complex projects from product concept, design for manufacture, new product introduction to manufacturing process improvements


Based out of the Birmingham office, the ideal manufacturing engineer will have the following skills and experience;


Qualification relevant whether degree or HNC/HND

Automotive tier 1 experience or FMCG

Quality-FMEA/ Statistical Process Control exposure


Six sigma/ CI / NPI /Lean

Process improvement experience with deliverables

Project management - project life cycle from design to production.

Knowledge of CAD systems, to generate designs of parts and tooling.

Cell layout, manufacturing process and work station design.


The company are a supplier into the Automotive industry and are growing year on year, with a very strong order book going forwards. They have an excellent record of developing their staff and are investing heavily on their internal training processes for their manufacturing engineers. The ideal candidate will be looking for their next step and have the drive to develop within the business. The business are looking to interview ASAP.