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Scotland, Stranraer

31000.00 up to 35000.00GBP

Annually (Gross)

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  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Salary between £31,000-£35,000 pa
  • Permanent contract
  • Excellent benefits
  • Based in Stranraer (Scotland)
  • Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:00 - 16.30, Friday 08:00 - 12:30

Main Duties

Ensuring the smooth transition of design concept through to production. This will include the use of recognised Manufacturing Engineering techniques to maximise efficiency throughout the process.

Key Duties:

  • Review existing product design for improved manufacturing efficiency.
  • Contribute to configuration management.
  • Carry out cost benefit analysis for process improvements.
  • Investigate/source modern and innovative materials/equipment.
  • Participate in continuous improvement teams.
  • Analyse and review design concepts to ensure manufacturing capability feeding back information to Design Engineers.
  • Determine the process for manufacture and assembly.
  • Production jig and fixture design.
  • Co-ordinate pre-production build of new products.
  • Writing work instructions and production aid documentation.
  • Determine and implement process controls for production.
  • Support the NPI process of new and existing products.
  • Review data provided by QA and production to ensure continuous improvement of process.
  • Assess Supplier Capability and Process control.
  • Communicate lessons learned to all parties including design, quality & production.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Read Engineering drawings, technical specifications & Bills of Material.
  • Systematic approach to projects and improvement activities.
  • Calculate financial implications during process implementation and improvement.
  • Team focused with the ability to participate in and/or lead cross-functional teams.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing and other process control tools.
  • Design of jigs and fixtures good oral & written communication skills.
  • Full UK driving license.

About You

  • Proven experience in Manufacturing/Engineering Environment.
  • Ability to make decisions within defined procedures and use initiative
  • Computer literate with experience of using all Microsoft Office systems, bespoke IT packages, databases, and data analysis software.
  • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills at all levels.
  • Hands on approach at investigating and solving hardware and process problems.
  • BTec, HNC, HND or degree in Electro / Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Minimum three years' experience in a similar role within an engineering / manufacturing industry.
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office suite and data manipulation using computers.
  • Understanding of manufacturing equipment and machinery.
  • Understanding of Minitab or equivalent statistical software packages.
  • Lean/six-sigma experience beneficial.

If you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply today to be considered for an immediate interview.


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Employment type Salary
Full-time 31000.00-35000.00 GBP Annually (Gross)

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Created 14 days ago

About Staffing Match

Recruitment Business

Staffing Match is an award winning UK recruitment agency that drives business into unprecedented levels of success by filling qualified candidates in temporary and permanent positions.

Experienced Team

Experienced Team

With a solid team of professional and dedicated consultants, we collectively have over thirty-five years’ worth of experience and have established an enviable reputation in the staffing industry, by providing a service that is second to none.

Industry Knowledge

Industry Knowledge

Each Staffing Match consultant takes pride in understanding and embedding themselves in your business. We have a client base that is extremely satisfied with our service, because our industry knowledge enables us to find the perfect fit.

Company field

Recruitment Consultancy


50 - 100 employees

Company type

Large size business

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