Manufacturing Engineer

# Permanent

We are recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer for one of our prestigious automotive clients in the South Oxfordshire area:

Role:                               Manufacturing Engineer

Location:                      South Oxfordshire

Duration:                      Permanent

Industry:                       Automotive, Engineering

Hours Per Week:      40

Salary:                              Up to £45,000 (Depending on experience)

As a subject matter expert, you will use your Manufacturing Engineering knowledge and experience to ensure that all designs can be translated from prototype into repeatable production.  You will lead and participate in APQP activities; leading problem resolution and other continuous improvement initiatives and activities.

Key operational duties include:

  • Running Virtual Build events using Siemens Teamcenter and MPP software.
  • Supporting the Mechanical Development and Production Teams with the management of all prototype builds ensuring all processes, tooling, equipment, and facilities are in place to support the assembly phase.
  • Production and maintenance of SOPs, build records, process routings, and production documentation.
  • The setup of low volume production environments and the development of manufacturing processes to ensure production is conducted safely, on time, and on budget whilst ensuring best practice is followed.
  • Supporting the successful implementation and delivery of specific Advanced Production Quality Plans for new product introduction. Mapping processes utilising techniques such as PFMEA's and control plans.
  • Participating in the release of engineering drawings and CAD data,
  • Owning specific elements of the quality improvement road map.  Supporting the Quality Management System and the business’ compliance to ISO9001:2015, and any project-specific quality requirements.
  • Supporting the Quality Team through the creation and use of Quality tools and techniques.


To be successful in the role, you will have proven experience gained in a low/medium Manufacturing Engineering/production assembly environment, preferably in Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or similar sectors, and a minimum HND/HNC/Degree in a relevant engineering discipline.

Experience in low/medium volume automation, Siemens Teamcentre MPP, and NoMuda Visual Factory software would be an advantage.  You will also have experience in the use of business improvement tools and techniques (5s, Lean, Kaizen) and using APQP tools and techniques. 

The ideal candidate will be an excellent team player with the ability to complete tasks independently.  They will be personable with strong communication skills and a flexible attitude.

This is an exciting opportunity to further your career in a fast-paced and varied position

​​​​​​Vacancy Reference ID: ME002


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