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Lead Manufacturing Engineer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

26th May 2022


Advanced Technology



Job Type:



AT LME0522

At Prodrive we combine our pace and agility with free thinking to redefine the possible. Prodrive Advanced Technology is our performance engineering consultancy. We bring together small agile multi-disciplined teams, to work from first principles to deliver projects quickly. From challenging electro-mechanical systems to electrification projects, light-weighting programmes, to low volume complex manufacturing, across multiple sectors and disciplines we accelerate understanding and take on challenges others shy away from.

We are looking for a Lead Manufacturing Engineer to represent operations and coordinate manufacturing engineering support to all production programs, particularly focusing on lean manufacturing to help produce highly efficient production areas and processes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform DFMA and PFMEA activities in conjunction with engineering
  • Perform feasibility studies in conjunction with program management
  • Lead manufacturing build phases, coordinating resource, components to achieve build phase milestones & deadlines
  • Generate and maintain process documentation to support lean manufacturing systems
    • Create and maintain manufacturing information for production programs
    • Support Ad hoc projects as specified by the business needs
    • Support smooth day to day running of manufacturing programs
    • Liaison with buyers, engineers, internal production staff and external suppliers
    • Plan, co-ordinate activities and meet challenging deadlines
    • Ensure facilities and processes satisfy health and safety legislation requirements
    • Support the management of the image of the sites


  • Educated to HND level or equivalent in an Engineering discipline
  • Previous manufacturing engineering experience from a vehicle manufacturing background is essential
  • A background in low/medium volume manufacturing is desired
  • Lean Manufacturing Green or Black Belt is desired
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Team player and motivator

What we offer in return;

A modern, spacious working environment with free onsite parking, competitive salaries as well as a tailored range of benefits, which include: life assurance, free fitness assessments and advice from our ‘Fit 4 Life team’, a subsidised canteen, onsite exercise classes, opportunity to join our group personal pension, 25 days holiday, with an opportunity to purchase extra, and company discounts e.g. motorsport merchandise… and much more!

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