Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Warrington, Cheshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Rate: Upto £45.00/hr ltd
Location: Warrington
Duration: 12 months

Our client are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer, based in Warrington, who has experience of setting up new lines of manufacture for the next phase of a project.
You will be flexible in being able to travel to different locations to speak with various suppliers.

To be a success in this role you will be able to:

  • Establish relationships with SMEs.
  • Establish knowledge of SL manufacturing projects and knowledge of the SL systems.
  • Make sound decisions based on available information protecting the interests of SL and the Programme
  • Understand the significance of the project, the safety implications and the application of ALARP principles in their decision making
  • Use communication skills to negotiate responses and manage interfaces between internal stakeholders and external stakeholders
  • Have the ability to understand and translate the complex issues to differing audiences

Technical needs

  • Understanding of manufacturing issues for a volume product.
  • Understanding of Geometric Product Specification (ISO GPS) (BS 8888, 8015 etc.) and its application.
  • Understanding of modern manufacturing processes incl. machining, welding and metrology.
  • Understanding of stainless materials, ideally duplex materials.


  • Able to take responsibility for delivery of mechanical work package to programme, budget and required quality.
  • Effective utilisation of mechanical design resources required to support the Project Mangers in meeting their Project programme work packages and provide reporting information to the Project Manager.
  • Ensure appropriate engineering standards are used and that engineering solutions are fit for purpose and achievable.
  • Is up to date with the latest technology and has the ability to specify proprietary equipment for use in bespoke design systems.
  • Has knowledge of common engineering materials.
  • Has working knowledge and experience in applying relevant EH&S issues as required by Legislation (and applicable Directives).
  • Has working experience in CE marking process and specifically contents of Technical File.
  • Identify or respond to task variations through formal change control.
  • Has working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Has a good knowledge of fabrication techniques.
  • Has a good knowledge of achievable manufacturing accuracy,
  • Ideally will have some 'hands on' experience.
  • Good knowledge of Geometric tolerancing, weld symbols, limits and fits, surface finish.
  • Good working knowledge of commonly used materials and standards.

For further information, please contact Stephen Slade on 0161 924 3959