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Paint Manufacturing Engineer

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    £19.90 - 28.45 per hour

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    Gayle Britton

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    17 days ago

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Manufacturing Engineer

Desford (LE9) - based fully onsite

12 month contract

37.5 hours a week with a lunchtime finish on a Friday! (06.00/07.00am start time Mon - Fri)

Up to £21.00 per hour PAYE / Up to £28.45 per hour via Umbrella contract


We’re looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join a Global Fortune 100 Off Highway Machinery Manufacturer’s paint plant in Desford. The successful candidate will provide expertise in specific areas of paint processes and facilities in this diverse environment, working your way through interesting challenges to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective coating of product to applicable regulations and to our client’s standards.

If you’re a Manufacturing Engineer, who can look at new and future technology and continuously improve manufacturing processes using Lean principles, this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for…

What will the Manufacturing Engineer do?

·         Look at improving current manufacturing paint plant processes and look at new and future technology, to ensure continuous improvement of the processes

·         Evaluate new product suitability for the paint process from drawings and CAD models and liaise with engineers for design changes as necessary

·         Validate NPI process through prototype builds

·         Masking development and first item buy-off

·         Create & maintain standard work documents + train Operations personnel in new processes

·         Design all lifting + suspension equipment & maintain statutory inspection + testing regime

·         Validate all new equipment and tooling in collaboration with Operations

·         Fully investigate and report safety related issues to management and Operations personnel

·         Risk assess and continually improve safety and process improvements

·         Obtain quotes, raise purchase orders and support capital plant upgrades and installations

·         Control spending within budgetary constraints and pursue cost saving opportunities

·         Work flexibly to occasionally implement changes outside normal production hours

What we’re looking for from you as Manufacturing Engineer;

·         A minimum of 3 years of appropriate Manufacturing Engineer experience

·         A degree in a Manufacturing Engineering discipline (or related). Applicants with extensive relevant facilities & paint process knowledge and experience, will also be considered

·         Analytical ability as well as excellent communication skills

·         The ability to influence others and lead teams

·         Competent in using common office software

·         Knowledge of industrial paint processes for metal substrates, manufacturing concepts and Lean principles would be an advantage

·         CAD knowledge and Powder paint experience are desirable

To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.

The above represents a summary of the contract assignment. A full description of this contract assignment is available. A full explanation of this rate and all deductions will be explained in a key information document (KID) supplied to registered candidates.