Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £45.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Edwards

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    September 2018

  • Client:


Our Barrow-In-Furness Client has a requirement for Manufacturing Engineer to undertake the below contract role.

Job Description

This position has been created to set-up a BLS (Build Line support) team in the CYF (Central Yard Facility) comprising a team of manufacturing and continuous improvement engineers. The role includes recruiting the team, establishing the roles and responsibilities for the team, liaising with stakeholders and the customer (Operations) to establish a working relationship and deliver the BLS capability to the facility.

The person required for this role will have a qualification in manufacturing engineering to HNC level or above, have experience in setting up and running a team of manufacturing / continuous improvement engineers to deliver support to the Operations function during the transition to production phase of military products involving steel fabrication, painting, mechanical and electrical outfitting (assembly) .

The person recruited into this role must be a good communicators, able to work with stakeholders at all levels of the business organisation to generate confidence in the team and deliver the required results.

The person recruited for this role must also be capable of building and developing the team from a collection of existing people and new recruits to form a cohesive team able to maintain a disciplined approach to support Operations.