• Job Reference: 39682
  • Salary: Up to £30,000
  • Discipline: Design & Engineering
  • Location: Washington
  • Contract:Permanent
  • Skills:Methods Engineer

Methods/Lean Manufacturing Engineer




We are excited to be recruiting for a global Automotive manufacturer in the search for a new Methods Engineer due to growth in the business.  


This role is a great opportunity for a junior or graduate engineer with previous lean manufacturing experience to develop through the business.


As a Methods Engineer you will be responsible for the management of process and equipment performance, managing process change, the industrialisation of new processes and developing improvement activities.         



Salary of a Methods Engineer

Up to £30,000

Job Description of a Methods Engineer


  • Performance measurement of processes to identify any problems or opportunities.
  • Collaborate with project teams on the introduction of new processes
  • Management of process master data.
  • Management of FMEA for all products.
  • Liaising with tool and equipment suppliers for the management of existing processes and introduction of new processes.
  • Liaising with customers in the management of process performance.
  • Collaboration with stakeholders to implement improvements
  • Planning & coordination of equipment moves or new installation on site
  • Development of SOP for new processes

Skills & experience of a Methods Engineer


  • Degree qualified in a manufacturing or engineering discipline is desirable.
  • Experience in automotive or high-volume manufacturing is desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience of process engineering.
  • Have demonstrated experience of practical problem solving.
  • Demonstrate understanding of lean techniques,
  • Have experience of FMEA management.
  • Competent on MS office packages including MS Project.

Why Should You Apply?


  • Work in a secure high-volume, fast-moving manufacturing company.
  • Opportunity for a junior or graduate engineer to grow and develop their skills.


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


  • Supply Chain/Logistics, Management
  • Quality - Engineering, Management
  • Design - Engineer, Management
  • Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
  • Production / Process Engineering
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Project Engineering, Management
  • Leadership and Management