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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
REF: BBBH14945_1717764777
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
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Job Published: 5 days ago

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer (CNC Specialist)

Witton, Birmingham

Up to £70,000

My client is an established and growing supplier of bespoke safety critical products to multiple high-reliability sectors. Due to the increasing demand for one of their flagship products, the business has embarked upon a new period of growth meaning new and exciting opportunities are being recruited.

This innovative manufacturing business is now looking for a dedicated Manufacturing Engineer to develop and enhance the CNC function.

As a Manufacturing Engineer specialising in CNC operations, you will play a pivotal role in scaling production capabilities. You will work closely with the production planner to ensure bespoke customer demands are met within satisfactory timeframes. This position requires a hands-on approach, a deep understanding of CNC machining, and the ability to lead and develop a growing team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and enhance the CNC function within the business.
  • Work in synergy with the production planner to meet bespoke customer demands on time.
  • Grow, train, and manage the CNC team, including operators and programmers.
  • Develop, test, and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for scaled production.
  • Implement automation solutions to streamline production processes.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Proven experience in small component manufacturing for high-reliability sectors.
  • Proficiency in CNC Turning.
  • Hands-on experience with 3, 4, and 5 axis CNC machines.
  • Strong programming skills.
  • HNC qualification, preferably alongside a time-served apprenticeship.
  • Hands-on operational experience.
  • Evidence of good longevity in previous roles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a team.
  • Experience with implementing automation in manufacturing processes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Competitive salary up to £70,000 per annum.
  • Annual performance-based bonuses
  • Assistance with relocation if required.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing sector.
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities.


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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