Job Description

Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Defence

A Senior Manufacturing Engineer is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Cumbria.

This is a 6 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Senior Manufacturing Engineer contract role

A knowledgeable and experienced Manufacturing Engineer, who will be responsible for identifying and analysing the root cause of technically complex Engineering problems, enabling them to generate and implement cost effective solutions through the effective use of innovative thinking and interfacing with other disciplines.

This role will effectively prevent and resolve Operational build issues thus enabling achievement of delivery targets. The role will also generate and issue Ops data (e.g. Manufacturing Instructions etc.) from Engineering information in line with Project timescales.

Key skills required for the Senior Manufacturing Engineer

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Experience in defining and managing Key Performance Indicators
  • Experience in performing route cause analysis and reporting on countermeasures
  • HNC or equivalent, plus substantial experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role OR Foundation degree with experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role
  • Previous experience in dealing with performance management and leading a team
  • Professional knowledge of relevant Engineering standards (including SHE regulations)

The role is based in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria - commutable from Carnforth, Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Morecambe, Penrith, Workington, Whitehaven and The Lake District

If you are a Manufacturing Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Manufacturing opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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