Senior Manufacturing Engineer

27 June 20222022-06-27
Up to £55,000
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Senior Manufacturing Engineer


Up to £55,000

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to support the business as subject matter expert, using manufacturing and quality knowledge and experience to ensure all designs can be translated from prototype into repeatable and scalable production. To lead and participate in APQP activities; leading problem resolution and other continuous improvement initiatives and activities.

Your responsibilities as a Senior Manufacturing Engineer will include:

  • Supporting the Mechanical Development and Production Teams with the management of all prototype builds ensuring all processes, tooling/equipment and facilities are in place.
  • Defining and leading the setup of low volume production environments and the development of manufacturing processes to ensure production is conducted safely, on time and on budget whilst ensuring best practice is adhered to.
  • Defining and leading the scaling up of low volume production facilities & processes to support production volumes along with implementation and delivery of specific Advanced Production Quality Plans for new product introduction.
  • Providing manufacturing engineering support to the Production, Procurement and Programmes Teams incorporating virtual build events when required.
  • Participating in the release of engineering drawings and CAD data and mapping processes using techniques such as PFMEA's and control plans.
  • Producing and maintaining SOPs, build records, process routings and production documentation.
  • Devising and owning specific elements of the quality improvement road map supporting the Quality Management System and the business’s compliance to ISO9001:2015, and any project specific quality requirements.
  • Supporting the Quality Team through the creation and use of quality tools and techniques

To be a successful candidate as a Senior Manufacturing Engineer you will need:

  • Extensive experience gained in a low / mid-volume manufacturing/production assembly environment along with knowledge of low / mid volume automation tools and techniques.
  • Experience in new product introduction and APQP tools and Jig and Fixture design.
  • Knowledge of Siemens Teamcenter, MPP, NX and NoMuda Visual Factory software would be useful.
  • Previous experience working with High Voltage products is desirable.
  • Experience in the use of business improvement tools and techniques (5s, Lean, Kaizen etc.) and the use and construction of PFMEA’s and Control Plans is essential as is a good understanding of TS16949, AS9100, ISO14001 and ISO9001 to comply with company processes


Company Benefits:

  • Pension - 8% employer contribution, increasing to 10% after 3 years service
  • Life assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Health Cash Plan (this covers all aspects of health and wellbeing including money towards dental, optical, MRI, physio, etc)
  • Private Medical
  • Bonus scheme
  • 26 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Electric salary sacrifice car scheme

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa