Manufacturing Engineer – Design for Manufacture

  • Job Reference: N6030-637S
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2018
  • Location: Marlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
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  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer – Design for Manufacture


Our client is looking for an experience Manufacturing Engineer with experience within Design for Manufacturing.  The role is for a Manufacturing Engineer to embed Design for Manufacture principles into our client’s new part introduction process. Role will report to the Head of Manufacturing Engineering and NPI Continuous Improvement Lead. Ideally the successful candidate should have awareness of Aerospace manufacturing requirements and processes. This role will be based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire and offers a very competitive salary and benefits package.


As the Design for Manufacturing Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Awareness of Aerospace manufacturing requirements and processes.

Good project management skills and the ability to handle multiple calls on your time.

Good Manufacturing / Mechanical skills such as reading drawings, raising investigation reports, interpreting material specifications, etc.

Awareness of different manufacturing processes: such as manual assembly, product testing, machining, casting, pick and place assembly, mouldings. Ability to understand the different drivers for differing manufacturing methods – for example machining from solid versus casting.

Ability to work with different functions and suppliers to understand their preferences and requirements so that an optimum cost model can be developed. There will be trades (i.e. compromises) but they need to be justified.

Ability to work with models and designs that are not fully complete, and the ability to define definition preferences.

A working knowledge of SolidWorks would be an advantage, especially with Composer. 


Manufacturing Engineer – Design for Manufacture

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Salary:  Extremely Competitive