Manufacturing Engineer

Take the next step in your engineering career with this role at a renowned shipbuilding firm based in Port Glasgow!

Job Purpose:

The purpose of Manufacturing Engineering is to develop, implement and govern capable methods of manufacture, assembly, disassembly and repair (including method of verification) which can meet customer and business requirements for Safety, Quality, Cost and delivery throughout the product lifecycle, ensuring compliance to design intent.

As a Manufacturing Engineer you will contribute and be accountable for delivering Manufacturing Engineering outputs into Operations that ensure design intent can be met.  The role holder will be competent and capable in the tasks they perform

Core Duties:

  • Influence the design to ensure it is in line with current & evolving manufacturing capability
  • Develop the manufacturing capability and technology (including IT) to ensure the design requirement can be met.
  • Support development of make versus buy strategy and decisions
  • Support build line and continuous improvements
  • Be responsible for translating the Engineering Design intent (Drawings, standards etc) into Manufacturing Engineering data for use in Operations
  • Facilitating weekly resource meeting with ship managers.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that their Manufacturing Engineering output meets all relevant Safety and Quality requirements
  • Be responsible for generating and progressing Manufacturing Engineering output in-line with Project/Programme requirements
  • Be responsible for the defining and execution of emergent work affecting manufacture, fabrication or construction
  • Be responsible for analysing manufacturing data to ensure that the process improvement or investment decision are made based on data
  • Be responsible for communicating and working with a variety of stakeholders to deliver packages of work with achieve a “business best practice” solution
  • Provide functional support to local and business wide improvement initiatives. (e.g Visual management, SQCDP, LfE etc)
  • Be responsible for the analysis of manufacturing data to drive process improvement
  • Be responsible for the correct and efficient use of Lean Tools and Techniques (A3’s, SS, Value Stream Mapping, Root Cause Analysis etc)
  • Be responsible for developing their depth and breadth of Manufacturing Engineering knowledge and skills

Person Specification / Behaviour

  • Responsible for progressing own development opportunities
  • Adaptable to ever changing demands / working under pressure
  • Strong personal and technical skills
  • Proactive work ethic
  • Able to communicate at various levels using a variety of techniques
  • Self-motivated

Required Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplines team
  • Generate creative and innovative ideas
  • Knowledge of relevant Engineering & Manufacturing Engineering standards and SHE regulations
  • HNC or equivalent, with experience of working in a Manufacturing Engineering role OR Foundation degree with some practical experience


Job Categories: Engineering
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: Port Glasgow (UK)

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