Manufacturing Engineer (893867) Coventry, England

Salary: GBP39000 - GBP39000 per annum + plus excellent benefits

Job Description        


Role Title:

Manufacturing Engineer

Reporting To:

Value Stream Manager

Role Purpose:

Be responsible for Manufacturing activity within individual Value Stream including new project introductions.  Support processes, machines and methods to fulfill production requirements



Key Responsibilities


  • Daily activity
  • Work with HS Officer to ensure compliance with all statutory and company requirements
  • Health and safety/risk assessment/environmental/noise awareness and action
  • Support system and ensure actions are carried out to support the department priorities
  • Raise order for consumable and improvement items
  • Generate SOP’s in standard format in line with a process for verification auditing
  • Carry out Verification Audits
  • OEE Downtime Analysis and Implementation of corrective actions
  • Introduction of new products – design, development, routing, ISIR, PPAP, tooling requirements
  • Preparation of part drawings, op sheets & tool setting drawings.
  • Design, develop, source tooling, handling & fixtures
  • Control modification of products – minor changes to complete re-ISIR
  • Maintenance of SAP files including logic creation
  • Using a team based approach compile FMEA’s and review regularly
  • Method improvement by investigation into current state and modern manufacturing ideas
  • Assist in setting process parameters including product design for manufacture
  • Specification & development of consumables
  • Plan & co-ordinate equipment movements and layouts in line with manufacturing lean philosophy
  • Monitoring department spend
  • Support quality department with 8D activity
  • Implement corrective and preventive actions following quality concerns
  • Support quality department with Scrap reduction activity
  • Identify & implement productivity savings
  • Supervision of contractors/service engineers
  • Carry out necessary activity associated with ECN and MIRF’s
  • Assist in development of AR’s
  • Support the change management process
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be assigned in line with business needs.
  • Equipment
  • Understanding the capacity of the machines and processes in the department
  • Installation of new and existing plant
  • Commissioning of new and existing plant
  • Training of new and existing plant
  • Support maintenance by providing critical spares lists
  • Support maintenance by filling out machine fix reports to improve frontline system
  • Support maintenance by providing training on plant


Desirable Skills / Knowledge


  • CAD
  • New Product Introduction
  • New Machine Introduction
  • Product design / development



Role Related Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Personal Attributes

Qualifications or Functional Experience

  • Degree in Production Engineering or HNC with relevant experience
  • 3 years manufacturing engineering experience
  • Engineering Apprenticeship useful
  • Metal cutting background, pref. Automotive
  • New Product Introduction
  • Liaison with suppliers and customers
  • Project Management


System or Knowledge

  • CNC programming
  • Computer Literate
  • PRO E/ Windchill
  • Understanding of SPC
  • Jig & Tool appreciation
  • Structured problem solving (8D)
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • ISO 14001/TS 16949


Personal Attributes

  • Good communicator
  • Flexibility to operate in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to operate in an effective manner and work within a team environment
  • Team Player
  • Hands on Engineer




  • Driving Licence
  • Full Passport
  • Reasonable travel requirements