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Job Descriptions

A leading electronic device developer are currently seeking to strengthen their engineering team with a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to oversee the introduction and manufacture of a range of products that need to meet high industry standards for Design, Build and Safety compliance. 

The company boast a strong R&D, Operations and Manufacturing facility that has seen recent investment in technology and equipment.

Benefits of Senior Manufacturing Engineer:

  • Salary £40,000 - £42,000
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • 25 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays
  • 37.5 Hour Week

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer activities and duties will include:

  • Ensuring NPI projects are implemented as per project requirements. ensuring robust, repeatable processes of Design FMEA/ Process FMEA / Control Plans / Work Instructions / BOMS & Routings are in place and adhered too.
  • Offer engineering support to the Operations, Development and Quality departments in order to sustain and continuously improve products / processes at optimal efficiency and quality levels. 
  • Identify opportunities to implement new technology and process changes to support the growth ambitions of the company. 
  • Investigate and resolve any process related issues or non-conformances working collaboratively with required functions.  
  • Act as an enabler / facilitator for cross functional investigations requiring 8D analysis.
  • Create, manage and drive to conclusion, applicable engineering changes as well as supporting assigned manufacturing projects. 

Other Duties Include:

  • Maintenance of BOM’s, Routings and ERP data
  • Producing costing data for NPI or CI projects
  • Managing budgets
  • Creations and evaluation of KPI’s and associated countermeasures
  • Designing new equipment, processes, procedures and systems
  • Purchasing and installing and validating new equipment
  • Investigating production problems
  • Diagnosing faults
  • TPM & Autonomous Maintenance 
  • Repairing equipment
  • Planning and organising maintenance
  • Making improvements to current operations to enhance efficiency.
  • Maintaining statistical and financial records
  • Supervising engineering and technical staff

This role will ensure the effective management of a product life cycle can be achieved, whilst working under the instruction of the Department Manager and mentoring and leading a small team of junior engineers. 

Experience and qualifications required for this Senior Manufacturing Enginner role:

  • HND/Degree in Engineering or equivalent. (Electronics, Manufacturing or Mechanical)
  • At least 3-year experience of working in an engineering / manufacturing environment. 
  • Process FMEA (PFMEA) and Control Plan creation
  • Operator process / work instruction documents & planning.
  • Problem solving tools (8D / Ishikawa / 5 Why / ‘Is Is-not’ analysis).
  • Lean tools & techniques 
  • Commercial awareness
  • Teamworking and influencing.

Commutable from: High Wycombe, Oxford, Uxbridge, Reading, Newbury, London, Slough

Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994