Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Middlesex, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Bradley Lamb

Manufacturing Engineer (Contract)


Manufacturing Engineer required to join a globally established Aerospace / Electronics company based in the Middlesex area. The Manufacturing Engineer will deliver process improvements so cost reductions can be made to the business both internally and within the supply chain.

This role is an initial 6 month contract. On offer for the Manufacturing Engineer is a competitive hourly rate.

Key responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer include:

  • Creation, review and maintenance of manufacturing documentation for all products in line with customer requirements, cost, quality and delivery requirements.
  • Assures product and process quality and control by designing repeatable and reproducible manufacturing processes; establishing standards and verifying manufacturing processes with Manufacturing technicians and operators.
  • Evaluates existing and new manufacturing processes and products through the use of PFMEA and implements improvement actions when risks are identified.
  • Demonstrates process control through the use of control plans and appropriate analysis.
  • Designs and manages the manufacturing of tooling required to support repeatability and reproducibility, implementing into production in the appropriate manner.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by planning process work flow, defining space requirements, manufacturing tools and layout.
  • Provides manufacturing engineering support to product and process investigations and delivers reports that include the use of Root Cause Analysis tools and Preventative and corrective action tools and techniques.
  • Provides manufacturing support to the FRACAS process to reduce defects reported from the shop floor; this includes working with suppliers to reduce defects originating from the supply chain, feeding back to the Engineering Design Team where appropriate.

Required skillset for the Manufacturing Engineer:

  • Experience in working in an Aerospace design and manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in manufacturing of electromechanical products.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods for mechanical assemblies and products i.e. machining and fabrication techniques.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods for PCB/PCBA assemblies and products i.e. soldering and coating techniques.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing tools and techniques in a low volume/high complexity environment i.e. Lean manufacturing techniques and six sigma methodology.
  • Proactive at researching and learning about new manufacturing processes and techniques.
  • PC Literate: able to use MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Office.
  • Ability to positively contribute in a team environment.
  • Eligibility for Security Clearance

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for an interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

Similar Jobs

Project Engineer

Dorset, England Negotiable

Equipment Engineer

Bristol, England £35000 - £39000 per annum

Test Engineer

Portsmouth, Hampshire £45 - £50 per hour

Service Engineer

Cumbria, England Negotiable

Software Engineer

Hampshire, England £45000 - £50000 per annum