Manufacturing Engineer

Blackburn £ 35,000 - £42,000 + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013784

A leading manufacturer of complex components to the aerospace & defence sectors has a new vacancy for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the team. Working on a number of new projects you will take a lead role developing new processes, NPI and driving efficiencies and candidates are sought with experience working in complex manufacturing.



Commutable from: Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Preston, Bolton, Rochdale, Wigan, Chorley, Nelson, Halifax,


Salary: £ 35,000 - £ 42,000 p.a. + benefits


Suitable for: Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer.



The Role


Working for a sector leading and growing manufacturer supplying the aerospace sector you will support new product introduction, improve manufacturing processes, drive continuous improvement and develop a team to ensure best practise.


Key responsibilities:


Manage launch of new products & processes

Lead manufacturing reviews

Support Operations and Engineering in the introduction of new manufacturing processes

Apply a Lean Management approach in Manufacturing Engineering

Supervise production prototyping and initial production runs

Maintain accuracy of Engineering released BOMs

Take ownership and management of new product introduction

Support positive work practices in the Manufacturing Engineering team



The Person


Degree in engineering or equivalent qualifications/experience

Experience in complex manufacturing (composite experience preferred but not essential)

Ability to work in fast paced/cross-functional team environment

Experience developing new process methods, driving continuous improvement activities and will ideally have six sigma training.


For more information send a CV to James Charlett


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