Job Role: Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Tamworth (B79)

Salary: £30-35K

Working hours: 40 Hour Week

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The Role

A role has become available for a manufacturing engineer based in Tamworth. Reporting to the Lead technical engineer you will be responsible for producing high quality 2D engineering drawings and 3D models. These will be based upon agreed design philosophies and capable of being used to support, hold and manufacture components.

You will also be required to help proposing cost effective solutions, to the manufacture of components together with ways of minimising production costs without compromising quality requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Understanding customers' requirements by studying drawings and discussing requirements with the customers' technical staff.

  • Taking into account the specific requirements of the customer relating to heat treatment, surface finish and dimensional tolerances

  • Understanding the interfaces, mating, tolerances and fits to other process equipment so that final dimensions can be communicated before and after heat treatment.

  • Working with the manufacturing departments to ensure that they are capable of meeting the tolerances and accuracies shown on the drawings

  • Producing drawings to a consistent standard using recognised notation with clear notes and explosions of complex details

  • Marking up drawings so that an internal engineer sub-contract manufacturer is capable of producing a finished component to accurate dimensions, tolerances and surface finish

  • Checking that parts being manufacture or measured do not interfere with fixtures, jigs or holding devices during the machining / grinding process

  • Work with the purchasing department and use stock or standard materials which have acceptable lead times wherever possible

  • Understanding work holding principles and designing new tooling and fixtures when necessary.

  • Reviewing designs made by customers and issuing full instructions to notify the shop-floor of these changes

  • Issuing, storing and archiving designs, calculations and drawings efficiently so that retrieval is always achieved

The Candidate

  • An in depth understanding of design for manufacture and manufacturing processes or a similar role - Essential

  • Proficient in using Autocad and/or Creo and Microsoft Office. - Essential

  • Experience in the automotive, power transmission, gear, and calibration industries would be advantageous but not necessary.

  • Capable of working alone, liaising efficiently with internal and external parties.

  • Qualified to HNC / HND / Degree standard in Mechanical Engineering or having relevant experience.

Client Overview

Our client specialises in manufacture of gears and splines. Working across both motorsport and aerospace industries, they are looking increase their work force due to expansion.


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