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Manufacturing Engineer

  • £42000 to £45000 Per: annum
  • Tewkesbury, South West,
  • Permanent
As part on the company’s growth plans, a brand new Manufacturing Engineer role has been created.

About the job – Manufacturing Engineer
We're looking to take on a Manufacturing Engineer to support the work already being carried out by the engineering leadership team. As the company continues through planned growth, this role will take on a number of responsibilities detailed below.

Working on the premises of a well-established precision engineering business, your skills and experience as a Manufacturing Engineer will be just what we’re looking for to fulfil an important role in the manufacturing of high quality, premium precision engineered components which are supplied to important customers across the globe.
This is no ordinary Manufacturing Engineer position.

Jobs don’t come up often with this company. People are happy, pay is good, the management team are encouraging, the quality of the products being produced is very high, the working environment is modern, smart and clean. This company is growing and investing for the future – why not get in touch to find out how you can become the next person to join in with our success!

Job title: Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Tewkesbury
Working hours: 39 hour working week, day shift, finishing at lunch time on Fridays, overtime readily available.
Salary: We’re looking to offer a good salary and benefits package. Please do get in touch with your salary requirements and we will be very happy to discuss this with you.
Benefits: Good salary, 24 days holiday (holiday allowance increases with length of service) + all bank holidays, pension contributions, life assurance policy, Christmas shut down, Christmas bonus, regular overtime available, free on-site parking, clean, bright and modern facilities.
Contract type: permanent
Commutable from: Worcester, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Malvern, Twinning, Bishops Cleeve, Evesham and surrounding areas

This is a rare opportunity to join a specialist manufacturer offering the prospect of taking on a wide ranging and interesting position where your engineering expertise will have a real impact on new product introduction and future manufacturing processes.
Specialising in the design and manufacture of precision equipment to the highest quality standards and working with customers across the world, the Company has gone from strength to strength and are continuing in this direction as part of a planned growth strategy. Working from modern, clean and well-maintained premises where careful investment in employees and new technology has driven the success of the business, it will be your flair for identifying and delivering manufacturing best practice which will support the Company’s progress into the next phase of advancement.
In this brand-new role which has been created to support the company’s next step in their growth programme, you will be the link between the design team and the manufacturing team. You will join the senior engineering team and you will work closely with designers and mechanical engineers to bring new products into the product portfolio, perfect current manufacturing processes and support a team of skilled CNC Machinists to be the best they can be.
Role and responsibilities of Manufacturing Engineer:
  • Working towards process efficiency by reducing waste, reducing cycle times, and reducing machine downtime;
  • working closely with mechanical engineers and designers to advise on new product design for manufacture and to support transition from design to prototype part production, through to production and embedding new processes;
  • improving manufacturability of current product range and overcoming manufacturing challenges;
  • designing bespoke tooling and working with tooling reps to select best tooling;
  • proving out designs and resolving prototype non-conformances against model;
  • creating and then maintaining machine routing method plans;
  • recommending improvements to current manufacturing processes and developing best practices;
  • monitor, review and maximise machining quality and efficiency;
  • promoting best practice and supporting employees to be the best they can be through training, guidance;
  • proposing and advising on future capital investment and
  • working with machine tool suppliers to ensure smooth introduction of new equipment into the business.
Your skills and experience:
We’re looking to hire an ambitious, energetic Manufacturing Engineer with the drive and innovative spirit to make a difference. Amongst other skills and experience, you will have:
  • a sound understanding of CNC machine tool programming, setting and operating;
  • a solid grasp of manufacturing routing to achieve good overall equipment effectiveness;
  • previous involvement in new product development for manufacture;
  • prior experience in either new product introduction, manufacturing project work, manufacturing engineering, production engineering, continuous improvement or similar position;
  • previous experience of lean manufacturing, Kaizen continuous improvement, design for manufacture or similar production tools within a precision manufacturing facility;
  • the ability to understand complex engineering drawings;
  • great communication skills with the knack of being able talk through complex engineering challenges and its practical implications with colleagues;
  • the capability to make considered proposals for capital investment;
  • some prior experience of using CAD software would be ideal;
  • confident user of Microsoft Office packages Word and Excel.
Some of the benefits: 
  • a great starting salary and benefits package;
  • company bonus scheme and Christmas bonus;
  • lots of free parking always available
  • a mix of brand new, and well maintained CNC machines with regular investment in the latest equipment
  • modern, clean, well organised facilities;
  • a friendly, welcoming team atmosphere and very knowledgeable and supportive management style;
  • long term order book with established specialist contracts;
  • generous holiday entitlement rising with length of service, plus all bank holidays paid, Christmas shut down;
  • life cover and
  • all uniform and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) paid for by the company.
  • please get in touch for a complete benefits package
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If you’d like to be considered as a candidate for this vacancy or if you'd just like to find out more, please do use the ‘apply now’ button on this advert to send in your CV or get in touch directly with me, Tom Andrews, by email on tandrews@meridianbs.co.uk tandrews (at) meridianbs (dot) co (dot) uk or by calling 01242-246-020

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