• Job Reference: 40397
  • Salary: Up to £42,000
  • Discipline: Design & Engineering
  • Location: Consett
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Skills: Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer




Salary: Up to £42,000





  • Generous Company pension
  • Private Medical Cover
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • 39 hours per week
  • Free Onsite parking
  • Discounts at thousands of partner brands
  • Cycle to work scheme


Company Overview


One of the largest and most stable employers in the area, who are a UK leading manufacturer of leisure and vehicle design are looking for a new Manufacturing Engineer.  


As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be responsible for defining, designing and implementing appropriate manufacturing solutions. This will include the use of automation, for both new and existing product and processes.



Skills & Experience:

  • Qualified to minimum HNC level in Manufacturing Engineering or a similar discipline.
  • Knowledge of automated manufacturing systems and experience with implementation into manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge and understanding of a variety of manufacturing engineering techniques.
  • Knowledge and understanding of lean principles such as 5S, Standard Work & VSM.
  • Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing technology such as FMEA, Design for Manufacture, etc.
  • Computer literate with knowledge and use of Microsoft packages and use of CAD systems.



  • To coordinate new product development with design, quality, and production teams.
  • To identify and implement manufacturing solutions to improve KPIs.
  • To lead creation and updates of Value Stream Maps for process improvement.
  • To determine optimal workforce levels and implement standard work processes.
  • To solve problems using analytical tools and integrate solutions into production.
  • To drive manufacturing efficiency improvements throughout product lifecycle.
  • To analyse waste, enhance value-added activities, and train operators.
  • To identify and apply new manufacturing technologies for process improvement.
  • To lead lean projects alongside design, production, and quality teams.


Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines.

Senior Appointments

Leadership and Management

Supply Chain/Logistics

Design - Engineer, Management

Project Engineering, Management

Production / Process Engineering

Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management

Quality - Engineering, Management

Health, Safety & Environmental

HR & Finance

Sales & Business Administration 

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