Manufacturing Engineer

£36000 - £45000 per annum
09 Mar 2017
06 Apr 2017
Neil Tovey
Clearance Level
Job Type
My client is a world leader in the manufacture and integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems for military, government and civil customers. The company prides themselves on a culture of innovation and team work which helps them to succeed. Due to further growth, the company are currently looking for a Manufacturing Engineer join their C4S Electronic Systems team with an aim to improve manufacturing processes in an electronics assembly environment. Your knowledge of Manufacturing Engineering and continuous improvement will help support manufacture on new programmes.

The role will involve providing guidance to the design, development, plan and implementation of manufacturing in an electronics assembly environment. The aim will be to continually improve manufacturing processes using industry best practices. The job will involve;
Work with Programme Management and Design Engineering teams supporting new programmes in order to ensure that DFM, & DTC principles are implemented within the conceptual and final design phases of Electro Mechanical Products.
Responsible for the workflow layout, fixtures & tooling, raising work instructions and leading the resolution of technical and manufacturing issues.
Lead 'Lean and Continuous Improvement' initiatives throughout Manufacturing.
Accurately and efficiently work on multiple projects.
Train Operators on processes and work instructions.
Act as a first point of contact for the resolution of manufacturing and process issues.

To be suitable for the Manufacturing Engineer role you will need HND (or equivalent) in a relevant subject with relevant Process / Manufacturing Engineering experience in an electro mechanical environment. You should have a proven record of process improvement and be an expert with formal training in the use and deployment of Lean Toolsets. You will need to be able to create good relationships with Contract Manufacturers and be experienced in electronics assembly (preferably IPC-A-610C Trained).


Manufacturing Engineer
£36,000 - £45,000


Manufacturing, Lean, Electronics, Assembly, DFM, DTC, Continuous improvement, PCBA, SMT, Surface mount, Solder, AOI, PTH

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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