The Role: Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £40K - £45K DOE

My client is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer with a CNC Milling bias to join their thriving operation in Gloucestershire.

This role would be ideal for a continious improvement driven engineer who enjoys being hands-on in a fast paced environment. As the 

Manufacturing Engineer you will ensure production processes run smoothly and quality is maintained at all times.

The Role:

  • Engineering parts for Production Readiness including Design of Holding Fixtures where required.
  • Generation of Programs using Delcam, Visi, Heidenhain & Mazatrol for 3, 4 & 5 Axis Applications
  • Ensure new product achieves Quality, Cost and delivery requirements through production readiness.
  • Liaison and problem solving with Machine Operators
  • Development of Re-Work & Salvage Schemes as required.
  • Advises and support on Continuous Improvement Programs to improve process, methods, routings and tooling to increase margin and efficiencies.
  • Inform Account Managers / Planners of required changes to methods of manufacture in order to maintain planned hours and quality.
  • Drive advancements in manufacturing technology to support continuous improvement and increase efficiency through lean improvements and 5S
  • Coordinate tooling and fixture activity to ensure appropriate tooling, training and procedures are in place to support production and productivity objectives.
  • Responsible for all Technical Support of manufacturing engineering including CNC Machining and Validation Techniques to ensure overall processes are efficient,                                                                                                safe and implemented to maintain consistency in the manufacturing process
  • Promote and improve safety throughout the manufacturing process
  • Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as agreed from daily stand up meetings and site team meetings


  • To maintain morale at all times with a team approach
  • Carry out all duties in a timely and responsible manner
  • Ensure production readiness meetings are carried out for new product and that appropriate personnel attend to ensure team empowerment
  • Ensure daily stand up meetings are carried out ensuring appropriate personnel attend to maintain effectiveness
  • Ensure that you comply with company Health and Safety requirements

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Office, Javelin (MRP), CADCAM (Solid Works, Visi and Delcam)
  • MAZAK i500 Variaxis, & VTC 530s / Hardinge Bridgeports
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