Manufacturing Engineer - Evening Shift

Purpose of the role is to… 1. Plan processes, design fixtures and tools, tool select, NC program, set up, modify, optimise and monitor a manufacturing process. Work to produce high quality goods in the shortest lead time. 2. Be designers, as well as analytical and creative thinkers. Operate on your own initiative but also contribute as a team member working with engineers from various disciplines. Work with professionals from all areas of the business. 3. Ensure the manufacturing / assembly areas are fully operational on a daily basis and are delivering to the safety, quality, delivery and cost metrics; Prime responsibility.

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Job no: 493738
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Manufacturing

Be skilled at:

  • Designing new systems and processes for the introduction of new products or for the improvement of existing ones.
  • Working with other engineers such as mechanical engineers and electrical engineers, to ensure products and system requirements are taken into account from the initial product conception to finished result.
  • Managing budgets.
  • Examining and tendering for new equipment to ensure the highest quality at the best price.
  • Researching and developing processes/technology to ensure the company is at the forefront of manufacturing; leading the way.
  • Keeping up to date with current and developing trends at national and international levels in the manufacturing industry.
  • Continuously developing skills and knowledge.
  • Communicating with various professionals from different areas of the business.

Have experience of:


  • CNC machining in a precision engineering environment.
  • CNC programming with a high competency in Fanuc or Heidenhain languages
  • CAD CAM and verification software.
  • R&D type activities. (Rapid change environment).
  • Working in teams or independently with successful, achievable results.
  • Working closely with the quality department to achieve design requirements.
  • Creating, reading and understanding engineering drawings.
  • Cad design.


  • Similar working environments (motorsport, aircraft, engine development programs). Catia V5, Openmind
  • CAD CAM and Vericut verification software qualified.

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • Manufacturing processes, machining with various machine types, turning, milling and grinding.
  • Various manufacturing processes such as heat treatment, plating and coating.
  • Machining various materials.
  • Understanding quality requirements.

Hold these qualifications:

Minimum of HNC in mechanical engineering or similar (e.g. Manufacturing or product design).

MSc or BSc in mechanical engineering or similar (e.g. Manufacturing or product design).


A strong communicator with an authoritative approach to engineering and manufacturing feedback.

A methodical and logical thinker able to resolve complex problems and develop new ideas/concepts for ongoing issues.

Able to forge relationships with external experts to help develop all internal processes.

A team player as well as self-driven.

Someone who strives for the best.

***Working hours at 17.00 - 02.00 Monday-Friday***

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