Manufacturing Engineer (Birmingham)

  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Reference: GA/ME1
  • Location: Birmingham

Job Purpose:

To develop both new and existing components in line with the duties and responsibilities listed below.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop robust manufacturing processes for a range of precision components including the following processes:-

Successfully manage NPI projects to deliver components on time and within budget. This will include holding regular project meetings maintaining minutes and actions

Improve existing manufacturing processes to achieve measured productivity


Generate and prove out CNC programs for a range of machining centres, including 4 & 5 axis machining centres.

Generate and prove out CNC programs for a range of horizontal and vertical turning centres.

Work directly with suppliers to ensure the latest innovations in fixtures & tooling are employed.

Produce accurate Stage drawings for manufacturing operations.

Produce detailed documentation, set up packs, SOP’s etc.

Liaise directly with customer technical departments to resolve process related issues

Utilise solid models using Catia V5, Solidworks and Vericut to produce and validate CNC programmes.

Person Specification:

Must be an experienced Manufacturing Engineer from a strong CNC machining background and be fully conversant with modern manufacturing techniques.

Must be dynamic and enthusiastic.

Experience of machining precision prismatic components.

Experience of machining large precision turned components.

Must have knowledge of CAD CAM systems with Solid Works and Catia being a distinct advantage.

You will be required to implement methods that deliver robust manufacturing solutions for precision components made from a variety of materials.

Understanding where process requirements such as Heat treatment and coatings are carried out to customer specifications is essential

You must have strong project management skills with the ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.

You will have experience of working with Critical Parts, complying to specific customer requirements and specifications.

Experience of APQP, PFMEA’s with proven track record of NPI

The ability to implement Lean techniques is essential.

If you feel that your skills and experiences match the job specification, then please apply for the position by sending a CV and Covering Letter to


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