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Manufacturing Engineer / Senior Manufacturing Engineer


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Manufacturing Engineer / Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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Salary and title dependant on experience.

An exciting opportunity to join a company scaling up new technology into production. Based at our Leamington HQ, the role will be to deliver the design, validation, specification, sourcing, installation and commissioning of manufacturing systems for high-speed motors, controller and compressors. This manufacturing engineering role will report to the COO, working alongside and co-ordinating activities with engineering, quality and production functions.

Main Responsibilities.

Role Summary

Reporting to the COO, you will: –
• Lead DFM activities, including PFMEA and control plan generation.
• Work alongside supply chain to build make-vs-buy strategy.
• Define and document processes and controls to meet IATF16949 requirements.
• Plan and implement a flexible production facility on the Leamington site to deliver prototype, pilot build and initial customer volume.
• Identify, test and validate manufacturing process for key components and sub-systems in support of make vs buy decision process.
• Train and develop a team of production technicians in product build, TPM, 5S, SMED and other lean methodologies.
• Act as a consultant for contract manufacturers and partners to support outsourced volume production.

Skills, Experience and Personal Attributes

• Manufacturing experience in an assembly and test environment.
• Experience in designing, specifying, sourcing and validating assembly tooling and equipment.
• Ability to critically appraise product designs to improve manufacturability.
• Ability to create and control process documentation.
• Ability to expose and solve problems in a manufacturing environment.
• Ability to fully manage projects and coordinate cross-functional teams.
• The successful candidate is likely to hold an engineering degree or be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of engineering knowledge.

• Automotive or aerospace experience would be an advantage.
• Experience with electro-mechanical product assembly and test.
• Experience of a variety of manufacturing processes – stamping, bonding, plating, grinding, casting, machining.
• A sound understanding of lean principles in manufacturing.
• Good PC skills with grounding in 3D CAD and shop floor systems.

• Flexible in approach; not afraid to get involved wherever their skills are needed.
• Be comfortable working without well-established systems and processes.
• Be tenacious and curious in finding problems and creative in delivering solutions.
• Able to communicate and engage from shop floor to board level.
• Willing to travel, including overseas, for short periods.


Salary and title dependant on experience.

You are applying for the position of
Manufacturing Engineer / Senior Manufacturing Engineer