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Manufacturing Engineer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

1st February 2024


Advanced Technology



Job Type:




At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. Our Advanced Technology business is where we combine our pace and agility with free-thinking to deliver complex engineering solutions and specialist manufacturing programmes to the automotive, aerospace, marine, and defence sectors, accelerating the net zero journey for our customers.

We are looking for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer who thrives on continuous improvement We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer, to join our team and work with a cross functional Engineering delivery team, to support new and innovative projects from initial concept, through to volume production.

Key responsibilities.

  • Influence design for manufacture and assembly activities.
  • Develop and maintain efficient manufacturing processes.
  • Generate standard operating procedures for technical assembly.
  • Support virtual build assessments for new concepts.
  • Support DFMEA and PFMEA activities.
  • Plan labour requirements for manufacturing projects.
  • Plan and implement manufacturing facilities in readiness for launch.
  • Support capacity planning and value stream mapping activities.
  • Ensure facilities and processes satisfy health and safety requirements.
  • Cost estimation and cost reduction for manufacturing projects.
  • Work in multi-discipline teams to deliver to and support other business functions.
  • Technical liaison with customers, suppliers, engineering, and internal stakeholders
  • Contribute to continual improvement of manufacturing processes & tools.
  • Support business development activities for manufacturing.
  • Support smooth day to day running of manufacturing programmes.

Who are we looking for?

  • Educated to HND level or equivalent in an Engineering discipline.
  • Previous manufacturing engineering experience essential.
  • Our ideal candidate will have previous experience within a high quality, medium volume manufacturing operations in the automotive or Aerospace sector. They will have a degree within an Engineering discipline or equivalent. They will also have experience in process control methodologies of CNC machining cells & preferably manual assembly.
  • We also need someone with examples/experience in the preparation and compilation of PPAP submissions and some knowledge/experience in applying TS16949 (QS9000) tools and techniques.
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge, Green or Black Belt desired.
  • Experience in automotive OEM or 1st Tier supplier preferred.
  • Vehicle or vehicle sub-system background preferred.
  • Strong communicator & able to work in a cross functional team.

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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