Senior Manufacturing Engineer (M/F)

  • Company : MatchTech
  • Localisation : Oxfordshire, Banbury - UK - South East England
  • Position : Senior Manufacturing Engineer
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-11-10
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Job Description

Job Description Summary:

An experienced Senior Manufacturing Engineer is required to provide first line supervision of a small team of Manufacturing Engineers, to ensure proactive and customer focused day to day support to Aerospace operations at the Banbury facility. In addition, the role will provide ongoing support for various ground breaking new operational projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will coordinate and prioritise the Manufacturing Engineers\' work activities
  • You will be responsible for supervisory activities to include coaching, development and performance reviews of team members
  • Provide day to day support to Operations, helping to ensure that safety, quality and output targets are met for a given area of the Banbury facility
  • With your experience, you will be able to author, implement and maintain a robust \'standard work\' process deck that meets stringent quality management system requirements
  • Ensure manufacturing methods and processes within the facility are capable of meeting requirements for quality, delivery rate, cost and lead time
  • Develop, improve and provide innovation to the manufacturing process, including the trial and implementation of new technologies
  • Lead/ support quality issue investigations, quickly providing robust containment actions and conducting root cause analysis to implement permanent corrective actions
  • Support new product introduction activities, through working closely with Design Engineering, ensuring that new capabilities / methods are at the required level of readiness for production and application

Job Holder Requirements:

  • Relevant Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • Experience of supervising engineers
  • Experience of planning and co-ordinating work activities
  • An understanding of manufacturing systems, production flow lines and the introduction of new technologies
  • Technically competent with the ability to read engineering drawings and reports, and metrology results
  • Experience of specifying, designing and procuring production tooling and equipment
  • Experience of authoring clear and concise standard operating procedures
  • A good understanding of production quality issues and the impact that processes/equipment can have on these
  • Knowledge of Lean principles and quality problem solving tools
  • You shall be able to create and maintain PFMEAs
  • Competent with Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
  • Data driven with excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills at all business levels
  • An awareness of current EH&S legislation
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Able to operate effectively within a matrix organisation structure
  • A flexible approach to working to ensure that deliverables are met within the defined timescale


  • Experience of composite material manufacturing
  • Experience of Industrial engineering (work study)
  • Knowledge of SolidEdge CAD package
  • Experience of Cadfil programming and proving
  • SAP experience/awareness
  • Professional Engineering accreditation

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Required profile

Senior experience of leading a team.
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 2 to 4 years
  • Salary : £38000 - £46000 per annum
  • References : EMP402655_1510335115
  • Activity area : Aerospace Engineering

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