Senior Manufacturing Engineer (ME)


Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

An experienced Senior Manufacturing Engineer is required to work for one of Plymouths most prestigious manufacturing companies. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will provide resource to support the manufacturing operations for the development and implementation of processes to support and enable cost, quality and delivery improvements.


Key Responsibilities of the Senior Manufacturing Engineer:

  • To implement cost savings through lean activities
  • Carry out 6S audits, and support line managers with 6S implementation
  • Define build stages and set standard work
  • Drive through team identified improvements
  • Oversee and manage facility changes within the line
  • Embrace all training in the lean techniques and train employees when required
  • New product introduction
  • Foresee implications and raise capex to enable smooth introduction
  • Create workable procedures safely and efficiently for out of process tasks

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will liaise with both internal and external suppliers, contractors and across all levels of management within the business.


Skills Requirements for the Senior Manufacturing Engineer:

  • An excellent understanding of lean techniques (6s, Six Sigma etc.)
  • Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or similar
  • Computer literate specifically with Excel and Word
  • Significant communication skills
  • Good team building skills and a drive to progress within the operation
  • Strong engineering background


If you have experience as a Manufacturing Engineer at a senior level and are currently looking for a new challenge please submit an up to date CV or call 01752 252533 and ask for Charlotte for an informal chat and further information about the Senior Manufacturing Engineer opportunity.

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