Manufacturing Engineer

Reference: BBBH37327_1720709650
  • £42000 - £52000 per annum
  • Henlow, Bedfordshire
  • Defence

Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Henlow (Relocation Package available)
Work Arrangement: 5 days per week on-site due to workload classification
Salary: Up to £42,000 depending on experience

What We Can Offer You:

  • Company bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Overtime: opportunity for paid overtime
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days
  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more…
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

The Role:

We have an exciting opportunity on our development and production manufacturing lines for a Support Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for translating design requirements into user instructions and developing the project manufacturing architecture. You will also provide daily support to the operations staff within the manufacturing facility.
This position offers the chance to expand your knowledge in manufacturing and grow into future opportunities. You will engage with work packages such as Industrial Validation, manufacturing architecture, and Factory of the Future principles, which offer challenging objectives for professional growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support existing manufacturing lines and new product introduction
  • Support the industrial validation process through the use of FMEA's, process proving activities etc.
  • Management of configuration control by the embodiment of design modifications into the manufacturing documentation and industrial validation
  • Support the non-conformance process
  • Ensure products are produced with consideration to safety, efficiency and economic factors
  • Assume the responsibilities for safe operating implementation for changed processes, including liaising with COSHH assessors, SHE and human factors
  • Liaise with the design authority during the product prototype/development phase, to ensure optimised Design for Manufacture (DfM)
  • Compilation and update of Manufacturing Instructions maintaining production BOMs
  • Tooling development and control

What We're Looking for From You:

  • Formal technical Engineering/Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21
  • Formal further education certificate to HNC or equivalent in a relevant subject OR BEng in relevant Engineering Degree
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Must demonstrate a proactive approach to problem solving and commitment to work to meet our delivery milestones.
  • Have the ability to interpret Design Drawings with a view to producing Manufacturing Build Instructions.
  • Must be able to work within and contribute to a team environment.
  • Awareness of digital communication platforms to work and communicate effectively within the workplace

Security Clearance: Due to the nature of the role, you will be required to gain UK government security clearance. To achieve this, you must hold British or dual nationality.

If interested, please get in touch with Albe at or call 01923 470762 01923 470762 .

Albe Zaman Recruitment Consultant

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