Job Role: Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Leicester (LE3)

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Contract

Due to continued growth and expansion my client has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer to join their dynamic team. My client is looking for candidates who have relevant and proven experience seeking an opportunity to develop their skills and join a growing Organisation.

Within this role you will develop robust manufacturing processes for a range of precision components including the following processes:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Successfully manage NPI projects to deliver components on time and within budget.

  • Improve existing manufacturing processes to achieve measured productivity improvements.

  • Generate and prove out CNC programs for a range of machining centres, including 4 & 5 axis machining centres and a range of horizontal and vertical turning centres.

  • Work directly with suppliers to ensure the latest innovations in fixtures & tooling are employed.

  • Produce accurate Stage drawings for manufacturing operations.

  • Produce detailed documentation, set up packs, SOP's etc.

  • Liaise directly with customer technical departments to resolve process related issues.

  • Utilise solid models using Catia V5, Solidworks and Vericut to produce and validate CNC programmes.

  • Produce 'Critical Part Plans' in line with customer requirements.

  • Preparation of cost estimates to support the acquisition of new business to include specifying process routes, standard hour content, material and sub-contract requirements.

The Candidate

  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in a Manufacturing Engineering environment.

  • Educated to HNC level in an Engineering related discipline.

  • You must be an experienced Manufacturing Engineer from a strong CNC machining background and be fully conversant with modern manufacturing techniques.

  • Experience of machining precision prismatic components and large precision turned components.

  • You will have knowledge of CAD CAM systems with Solid Works and Catia being a distinct advantage.

  • You will be required to implement methods that deliver robust manufacturing solutions for precision components made from a variety of materials.

  • Understanding where process requirements such as heat treatment and coatings are carried out to customer specifications is essential.

  • You must have strong project management skills with the ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.

  • You will have experience of working with Critical Parts, complying to specific customer requirements.

  • Experience of APQP, PFMEA's with proven track record of NPI.

  • The ability to implement Lean techniques is essential.

Client Overview

Our client is an engineering company that specialises in the Automotive and Aerospace industries.



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