Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location
    Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Salary
    £ 35 - £ 40 / Hourly
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Manufacturing & Production Engineering
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference
    CX410


Role: Manufacturing Engineer


Site: Banbury


Duration: 12 months


Pay rate: £35-£40ph



As a Manufacturing Engineer you will to provide day to day production line support, proactive and solutions and improvements at the Banbury facility. In addition, the role will provide on-going support for various operational projects.



Principle Duties / Responsibilities:


Provide day to day support to shafts production line, helping to ensure that safety, quality and output targets are met for a given area of the Banbury facility



  • Author, implement and maintain a robust 'standard work' process deck that meets stringent quality management system requirements

  • Drive problem solving sessions, implementing new processes to combat manufacturing issues

  • Ensure methods and processes within the facility are capable of meeting requirements for quality, delivery rate, cost and lead time

  • Develop, improve and provide innovation to the manufacturing process, including the trial and implementation of new technologies

  • Support quality issue investigations, quickly providing robust containment actions and conducting root cause analysis to implement permanent corrective actions

  • Support new product introduction activities, through working closely with Design Engineering, ensuring that new capabilities / methods are at the required level of readiness for production and application



This should not be considered an exhaustive list of the duties of the position; it is meant to give a general description of what the main duties are, recognising that the successful job incumbent may be requested to fulfil assignments in other departments within the business, commensurate with the level of this role.



You will bring to the role:


Essential Requirements / Qualifications / Skills / Personal Characteristics:


Relevant Manufacturing Experience with an understanding of manufacturing systems, measurement equipment and production flow lines and the introduction of new technologies.



  • Technically competent with the ability to read engineering drawings and reports, and metrology results

  • Experience of authoring clear and concise standard operating procedures

  • Knowledge of Lean principles and quality problem solving tools

  • Able to conduct Equipment FMEAs

  • A strong awareness of current machinery legislation

  • Competent with Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel)

  • Data driven with excellent problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills at all business levels

  • An awareness of current EH&S legislation

  • Self-motivated with excellent time management and organisation skills

  • Able to operate effectively within a matrix organisation structure

  • A flexible approach to working to ensure that deliverables are met within the defined timescale

  • Business travel may be required <10%

  • Desirable Attributes:

  • Experience of composite material manufacturing (desirable)

  • Experience of Industrial engineering (work study)

  • Knowledge of Solid Edge CAD package

  • Experience of filament wind programming and proving (desirable)

  • SAP experience/awareness (desirable)

  • Professional Engineering accreditation

  • Flexible approach to working to ensure that deliverables are met within the defined timescale

  • An appreciation of Industry 4.0 Methodology

  • From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks and/or learn new skills which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and, where necessary, training will be given.



As part of the legal requirement to comply with international trade controls, we require all candidates to successfully complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check including criminal record checks.













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