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Manufacturing Engineer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

26th May 2022


Advanced Technology



Job Type:




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 Manufacturing Engineer to support full programme launch cycle from early design stages, through virtual & physical builds to production. To influence design for manufacture and deliver efficient manufacturing processes and effective manufacturing facilities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Influence design for manufacturing assembly
  • Develop and maintain efficient manufacturing processes and associated documentation
  • Lead virtual build assessment of design and manufacturing process
  • Support DFMEA and lead PFMEA activities
  • Plan manpower requirements for manufacturing projects
  • Plan and implement manufacturing facilities for new and existing programmes
    • Ensure facilities and processes satisfy health and safety legislation requirements
  • Perform feasibility studies in conjunction with program management
  • Cost estimation and cost reduction for manufacturing projects
  • Support other functional areas with lean process development always seeking to create the most efficient processes possible
    • Support smooth day to day running of manufacturing programs
    • Liaison with buyers, engineers, internal production staff and external suppliers
    • Drive improvement in quality and cost within manufacturing areas


  • Educated to HND level or equivalent in an Engineering discipline
  • Previous manufacturing engineering experience essential
  • Lean Manufacturing Green or Black Belt is desired
  • Experience in automotive OEM or 1st Tier supplier preferred
  • Vehicle or vehicle sub-system background preferred
  • Leading cross functional teams to deliver programme requirements

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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