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Job Title

Manufacturing Engineer



Reports to

Manufacturing Engineering Team Leader


Job Description


This role is to support the manufacture of current products, monitoring quality and making improvements to the production process as a result and implementing design changes on the shop floor.


Job Role

  • Involved with the design and building of assembly cells and workbench layouts.
  • Provide build documentation and training for production staff.
  • Involved with creation of line balances, quality control plans.
  • Liaise with R&D to feedback issues from production builds.
  • Design / manufacture / purchase of assembly tooling / jigs / fixtures etc.
  • Day to day production support
  • Updating of processes and documentation triggered by PCNs or production issues.
  • Identify weaknesses with existing methods and action improvements.
  • Shop floor quality data collection, analysis and quality improvement.


Attributes Required

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Strong team player and be able to communicate effectively with assembly personnel, management and engineers.
  • Be able to work effectively to tight timescales under pressure, showing initiative where required.
  • Experience in electromechanical assembly environment.
  • Experience of Lean Manufacturing methods including 5S, 7 Wastes, problem solving and root cause analysis, process analysis. Work cell design and ergonomics.
  • A flexible approach is required.



  • Minimum, HND in Mechanical, Electonic or Manufacturing Engineering



  • Apprenticeship


Candidates with experience of: Production Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Process Engineer, Operations Engineer, Production Projects Engineer, Quality Engineer and Project Management, will also be considered for this role



To register your interest in this vacancy please contact:     HR @ fosterfreeman.com

No agencies, please