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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stockport
Salary: Up to £50000 per annum
REF: 13951_1715851508
Contact Name: Andrew Cooper
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Job Published: 27 days ago

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer



Up to £50 000 per annum plus great company benefits such as,

  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays.
  • 7% employer pension contribution, 4% employee contribution.
  • 4 weeks sick pay after probation increasing to 8 weeks with service.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Life assurance - 4x annual salary.
  • Half day Friday.
  • Wellness programme.

A fantastic opportunity for a skilled Manufacturing Engineer to broaden their experience in a sustainable industry!

This is a critical role to develop/implement improvements to manufacturing processes and to drive continuous improvement, consistency of product quality, and delivery across multiple projects.

Main Duties

  • Be a 'hands on' engineer, present on the shop floor, providing Manufacturing Engineering solutions to support the build process.
  • Develop timely, robust practical solutions for build/quality issues in fabrication and vehicle assembly environments.
  • Explore the business case for process automation where applicable, aiming for repeat-ability, efficiency, and quality improvements.
  • Develop processes to improve dimensional stability through effective jigging/fixture/alignment.
  • Continuously drive efficiency improvements that reduce the build hours per product.
  • Lead, develop, and implement quality manufacturing improvement programs across the area of responsibility.
  • Implement a customer-focused, operational improvement culture on the shop floor.
  • Coordinate cross-functional team activities to optimise cost performance through capital investment programs, operating standards, and waste minimisation via a continuous improvement culture with lean principles.
  • Support and lead structured problem-solving and process improvement activities.
  • Provide design for manufacturing input at early stages in the new product development process.
  • Ensure adherence to Environmental, Health and Safety, manufacturing, and quality standards and procedures.


  • Ideally educated to Bachelor level or equivalent in a Mechanical Engineering discipline.
  • Alternatively, HND or an Advanced/Higher Apprenticeship in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering.

Relevant Experience

  • Technical skill set developed in complex engineering environments.
  • Successful track record of manufacturing excellence.
  • Experience in a similar role within an industrial or technical environment.
  • Operating in complex organisations.
  • Planning experience using SAP and ideally trained in SAP.
  • Structuring BOMs from Drawing to Manufacture.
  • Hands-on approach.
  • Flexible attitude.
  • Strong information management and presentation skill set.
  • Good communication skills, commercial, and business awareness.


At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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