Manufacturing Engineer

Posted a week ago by Bolton Recruitment Ltd

MK1, Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes
£34,000 - £36,000/annum

About the Role & Company:
We are looking for a production engineer to join a fast-paced sub-contract manufacturing company.
This position will be responsible for creating flat form CAD drawings for manufacture, estimating and assisting with problem solving, creating best methods of manufacture.


  • Ideally qualified, with at least 3 years of Manufacturing / Production experience in a Precision engineering environment
  • Knowledge of sheet metal fabrications and CNC machining
  • Able to determine all manufacturing processes required to fabricate the product


  • Create sub-assembly / flat form CAD drawings
  • Offline programming of Laser Cutting Machines
  • Job estimating by determining manufacturing methods for new products
  • Create sub assembly drawings, and nest drawings and load to laser(s)
  • Look to reduce time in set ups and running times
  • Challenge current methods and processes to improve on cost, quality and time taken 
  • Ensure production documentation is detailed and accurate for staff to follow
  • Identify tools and techniques to achieve individual jobs
  • Help train production staff
  • Co-ordinate / manage projects and prototypes to ensure jobs and projects are delivered on time
  • Implement improvements to the manufacturing process e.g., 5s, Lean Manufacturing
  • Assist with programming and setting up machines for operators


  • Should possess a high level of competency with ERP/MRP systems
  • Experience working with ISO 9001 Standard
  • Must be able to draw using Auto Cad/Solid Works or equivalent
  • A good understanding of fabrication, metal forming etc
  • Great communicational skills
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineer’s drawings and specifications


  • 40hrs per week, Monday to Friday
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