Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Towcester, Northamptonshire, England, UK Towcester Northamptonshire GBR NN12 6PF
Job Ref: 63490
Sector: Aerospace & Defence
Date Added: 06 September 2021

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer required on behalf of our Towcester based client. This is a permanent opportunity to join a global leader in rugged embedded systems.


  • Ensure all products can be manufactured in a quality assured; reliable; scalable; and repeatable manner (removing process variability and risk). Prepare production routings / procedures and ensure accuracy to build.
  • Design, deployment and ownership of manufacturing equipment & tooling.
  • Support Continuous Improvement activity across the full product development and manufacturing life-cycle.
  • Perform analysis of manufacturing defects / process failures to determine root cause & develop corrective actions.
  • An interface between the Engineering and Manufacturing functions to develop and introduce new, or enhance existing manufacturing solutions / processes.
  • Attend NPI and design reviews; provide product / manufacture development recommendations for new, existing and emerging products and technologies (ensure NPIs are released to time and budget).
  • Conduct DFMEA / PFMEA reviews with respect to new / existing products, manufacture and technology deployment.
  • Guide the Manufacturing Engineering Technicians in the ways of Manufacturing Engineering
  • Carry out any other reasonable tasks in and around the Manufacturing Environment as laid out by the Manufacturing Engineering manager

Desirable Characteristics

  • Degree in Manufacturing Engineering (and/or suitable technical equivalent).
  • Good level understanding of IPC-A-610 Class 3 and J-STD-001
  • Working knowledge of Surface Mount Assembly including Siemens Pick & Place with Si-Place, SPI, AOI, AXI, DEK Screen Printers & Reflow profiles
  • Working knowledge of Conformal Coating & Underfill and Overfill machines
  • Strong capability in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Use of MRP and ERP systems (including use of SAP).
  • Project management experience in a technical discipline.
  • A high level understanding of modern electronic circuit card and/or system assembly techniques including mechanical assembly and procedures
  • Proven track record in a related Manufacturing Engineering role within a dynamic manufacturing environment (an influencer and motivator of others).
  • Ability to collect, interpret, and analyze data (skilled at effective problem resolution).
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills across all levels (written & oral).


The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

06/10/2021 13:10:04
GBP 35000 45000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Holly Upton

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