Manufacturing Engineer

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
29 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting a Manufacturing Engineer for a Global Tier 1 Automotive supplier. With a strong presence in the West Midlands, this site is responsible for providing complex assemblies through a 24-7 operation. Through a hugely successful 2015, the business has acquired a number of contracts for new launches that will see their volumes increase significantly over the next 12 months, resulting in the need for a Manufacturing Engineer.

Client Details

The business has a global presence in the automotive field with strong presence particularly across Europe and America. Within the UK the business has a number of sites catering to a host of OEMs, all with different demands and expectations. In the West Midlands the business has been established with a substantial heritage and is now experiencing a strong period of growth, resulting in the current position for a Manufacturing Engineer.


  • Developing and improving manufacturing processes alongside quality control measures in order to maximise both qualitative and quantitative output from the plant
  • Responsible for helping create and design standard operating procedures for manufacturing personnel including all necessary attention to drawing requirements and specifications.
  • Identify crucial areas for process improvements and assimilate action teams to implement changes
  • Responsible for line support, overcoming any technical issues relating to that area
  • Ensure that all safe working practices are fully known to the team and documented
  • Liaison with suppliers to ensure that their processes meet required standards and that their services are operating at maximum efficiency with regards to quality.
  • Ensuring that all safe working practices are operational and documented thoroughly, encompassing PFMEA's, training/development and Risk Assessments.
  • NPI from process perspective, including great depth of involvement with PLM to ensure that processes are sustainable.


  • CNC Machining or Assembly background essential, ideally bearing from automotive
  • Degree in engineering related field preferable
  • Background in manufacturing engineering
  • Supervisory capabilities suitable for leading two manufacturing engineers
  • Excellent problem solving skills, including 5why's, 8D and DMAIC
  • Superb communication skills with ability to build relationships with many different internal business functions

Job Offer

Salary from £35,000 - £40,000 DOE + package

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