Manufacturing Engineer - Ford & Stanley

Manufacturing Engineer

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Ford and Stanley Ltd, the renowned experts within manufacturing recruitment are working in partnership with a most prestigious component manufacturer. Due to continued growth the company have an impressive presence within the area - offering superb opportunities for career growth, stability and real earnings potential.

The role reports to the Engineering Manager with functional input to the purchase and production departments.


  • To implement new production processes for new products into the manufacturing system, including press tooling, assembly equipment and other production process equipment. To manage production equipment implementation from equipment specification for quotation to performing performance studies when commissioned
  • To lead the process engineering function for DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans and Standard Operating Procedures
  • To verify manufacturing capability regarding compliance to drawings, engineering specifications & manufacturing capacity
  • Fully understands engineering drawings & engineering specifications
  • To develop the company to ensure quality, cost and delivery requirements are understood and achieved throughout the new project introduction process from production concept into serial production
  • Implement corrective and preventative action for concerns within the new product introduction phases (including product suppliers)
  • Undertakes continuous improvement to improve Quality, Cost & Delivery performance

Experience/Skills/Personal Attributes

  • First-hand knowledge/experience of implementing mechanical assembly techniques and processes
  • First-hand knowledge/experience of implementing of metal forming – pressing 
  • Experience in effective using Automotive sector core tools: - APQP, FMEA, Control Plan, MSA, PPAP & SPC.
  • Proven problem-solving skills/quality tools (ideally 6 sigma trained)
  • Self-starter works pro-actively with minimal supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills to build equipment supplier relationships

Other titles: Production Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Process Engineer

£25,000 - £35,000

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