Manufacturing Engineer

Ref: ZR_8557_JOB  ·  Posted on 14 June 2024


Our client has won a considerable amount of work with a Defence client, focusing on Systems Engineering and Design for Manufacture.

Our client has opportunities Manufacturing Engineers with varying levels of experience, predominantly focusing on tooling and processes.

This requires 5 days on site per week.

Key responsibilities
  • Concept creation and development of tooling and processes for a new manufacturing system.
  • Create and develop low-level concepts of mobile tooling and manufacturing processes for a new manufacturing system at a low design maturity, with a focus on design justification (optioneering, FMEA etc).
  • Work with existing development teams to ensure that the concepts are feasible and meet the required standards.
  • The work will support the PLM gated design review process.
  • Produce concept tooling and processes with supporting design justification.
Skills & experience
  • Design to Manufacture (D2M) experience of tooling or equipment including requirements capture and presenting at design reviews.
  • Experience in PFMEAs (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis) and DFMEAs (Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis).
  • Experience using NX or reliable CAD software.
  • Knowledge of materials and their properties.
  • Knowledge of design, components, tool design and manufacture.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing systems, MRP/ERP.
  • An understanding and application of UK Health and Safety Legislation in a Manufacturing or Production environment.
  • Experience of applying Lean Manufacturing Techniques, Continuous Improvement, Quality Tools and Model Based Realisation.
  • An ability to produce or assist in the production of Manufacturing Documentation (designs, drawings, reports, specification and operating instructions).


Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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