Manufacturing Engineer

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Do you have demonstrable experience and understanding of engineering principles and assembly processes? 

Are you looking to work for an established employer who offers excellent career prospects within the field of automotive engineering field?


Manufacturing Engineer

Location – Gillingham, Kent

Salary – Highly competitive based on experience

Full-time 37hrs per week



We have an exciting opportunity in Gillingham for a Manufacturing Engineer to work for one of our clients.

In this role, you will be working full-time.

Shifts are

  • Monday to Thursday 8 am to 4.30 pm (with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break)
  • Friday 8 am till 1 pm (no break)


Responsibilities for the role of Manufacturing Engineer


  • Is responsible for defining the manufacturing and assembly method/process required for the creation of prototype components, as assembly and creating manufacturing/assembly routing.
  • Is responsible for building products to a defined order schedule.
  • Is responsible for defining, ordering and manufacturing of special tooling as required.
  • Is responsible for identifying supplementary processes required from sub-contract specialists and agreeing on the process parameters/drawing features/tolerances.
  • Writes work instructions.
  • Support training plans.
  • To define the calibration and control of all assembly equipment maintaining identification, storage location, calibration status and visual standard.
  • Maintain Health & Safety standards, ensuring safe working conditions and best practice processes.


Skills and Experience required for the role of Manufacturing Engineer


  • Must be proficient in interpreting engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Essential candidate has a strong understanding of various assembly techniques and processes.
  • Must be skilled in utilising diverse measuring techniques and equipment.
  • Must be capable of designing assembly fixtures to facilitate assembly processes.
  • Knowledgeable in using CAD models/SolidWorks or similar software would be useful.
  • Understanding of British and International standards related to metrology would be preferable.
  • Experienced in using control plans and producing components according to drawings would be desirable.



  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Long service holiday (if applicable)
  • Working hours are 37 each week
  • Pension Scheme
  • Dental plan
  • Onsite parking
  • Staff discount with selected retails + wellbeing platforms
  • Discounted gym membership 
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Friendly working environment
  • Relocation package of up to £6,000 (Subject to Criteria)


To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.



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