Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs


The main function of this role is to design and implement equipment mechanisms to provide innovative engineering solutions for a wide range of manufacturing problems.

* Provides design and improvement of mechanical hardware and software such as robot teaching for new and current model equipment


Provide engineering solutions to analyze and solve manufacturing problems down to the root cause level


Manufacturing Innovation – Provides mechanical knowledge and know-how to apply innovative solutions to the manufacturing process


Set machine capacity targets based on production targets and support the provision of investments and schedules that match the business schedule.


Monitoring and measurement of the manufacturing processes, identifying trends, creating action plans, developing PFMEA, control plans etc.


Coaching and mentoring of those at technician and apprentice level.

* Improve Operational Equipment Efficiency to greater than 85%

* Manufacturing innovation projects on time delivery to commitment

* Support production to achieve <1.0 PQL

The Person

* HNC/HND (or equivalent) in Mechanical / Electrical /Design engineering.

* 5+ years’ experience with a manufacturing engineering background would be desirable

* Experience in designing and implementing production equipment

* Can demonstrate knowledge and expertise of manufacturing processes, environments and improvement techniques.

* Knowledge of manufacturing design and capital investment such as yield rate and depreciable life

* Create / read mechanical technical drawings

* Experience with Design using CATIA is desirable

* Create / improve a robot program

* Measurement using a 3D measuring device and CMM

* Excellent mechanical/electrical problem-solving skills

* Experience with introducing welding machines


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