Production / Manufacturing Engineer.

  • Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Production / Manufacturing Engineer

  • Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Posted August 25, 2023

Production/Manufacturing Engineer – x2 (1 senior, 1 standard)

Job Description:

Company Overview: The company are a prominent player in the field of vehicle-mounted hydraulic systems, specializing in front-end, underbody and ejector cylinders, waste handling equipment, and bespoke hydraulic kit solutions. Join our team to contribute to a century-long legacy of excellence in the industry.

About the Role: We are excited to offer an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Production/Manufacturing Engineer to be part of our dedicated industrial engineering team. As a Senior Engineer, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the productivity and efficiency of our manufacturing processes for both new and existing machinery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and model solutions to enhance overall design productivity, including cost analysis.
  • Drive initiatives to minimize waste and optimize workplace ergonomics to ensure compliance with H&S regulations and company standards.
  • Provide process engineering support for continuous improvement across manufacturing operations, encompassing new product development, process/equipment reliability and performance, cost efficiency, and productivity.
  • Manage design release, version control, and Bill of Materials (BoM) requirements in accordance with ISO9001 standards.
  • Identify strategic improvements for production equipment to drive operational efficiency.
  • Collaborate in solving manufacturing problems and quality issues.
  • Create CNC programs and design production fixtures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive successful execution of projects.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • HNC/HND/Degree qualification in an engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in turning, milling, and welding processes.
  • Experience in design, commissioning, and validation of associated tooling.
  • Strong understanding of Engineering Drawing Practice, including interpretation of GD&T.
  • Solid knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and world-class manufacturing techniques, focusing on waste reduction and value-added activities.
  • Familiarity with SMED (Single-Minute Exchange of Die) and zero-point tooling systems.
  • Experience in CAD/CAM and CNC programming for turning/milling processes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, along with effective presentation abilities.
  • Proactive and skilled in planning, organization, and achieving measurable results.


  • Competitive Salary: £30,000 – £45,000 per year (Depending on Experience)
  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Health & wellbeing program
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • Full-time, Permanent
  • 8-hour day shifts
  • No weekends

If you are interested please apply and Max Carr will be in touch.

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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