• Location


  • Sector:

    technical & engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £35,000

  • Contact:

    Chelsea Robson

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    trc ME

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:


Manufacturing Engineer


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,000.00 to £35,000.00 /year


The Company

The Recruitment Crowd are currently looking for a Manufacturing Engineer based in the Northallerton area.


Job Purpose:

To lead, develop, improve and execute manufacturing engineering activities and processes with the focus on standardisation, lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and the reduction of variation and elimination of waste and non-value-added activities in the business.



  • Standardise, document, train and audit manufacturing processes and methods.
  • Develop, train and implement lean manufacturing and best practice tools and techniques across all production areas.
  • Lead and facilitate manufacturing problem-solving activities.
  • Validate new products and design changes in manufacturing.
  • Identify and execute manufacturing cost down, efficiency and effectiveness improvements
  • Support in the training and development of new personnel and the team to ensure they have the right skill set to meet the needs of the business.
  • Ensure all work & time is recorded appropriately through the required system by all team members.
  • Provide timely feedback to managers on any quality, technical, and or delivery issues that arise.
  • Work to clearly defined goals with respect to safety, quality, efficiency and delivery.
  • Adhere to general housekeeping and 5S rules ensuring the team always maintain a clean, tidy and organised working environment.
  • Attend functional and business meetings as required and support other departments in order to meet company objectives.
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are followed by the team members.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • 2-3 years’ experience of working as Manufacturing Engineer in product design, manufacture and supply environment.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Proven leadership ability, supporting individual, team and organisational change, keeping the organisation's vision, mission and values at the forefront of decision-making and action, willing to collaborate with others.
  • Ability to work under pressure, within tight deadlines, with a flexible approach to working hours and a motivated team player.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships and engagement with internal \ external teams, stakeholders and customers.
  • Process-driven, detailed and solutions orientated, with experience of working in a formal, continuous improvement culture and understanding of lean manufacturing tools techniques (5S \ TPM \ Std Work \ Line Balancing)
  • Strong effective decision making, organisational, time management, communication and IT skill.
  • Excellent logical reasoning, root cause analysis, deductive problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Full and current UK driving license


If you're interested please call Chelsea Robson 0113 457 3760 or send her your CV chelsea.robson@therecruitmentcrowd.com