Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Basic Job Overview

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> Salary: £40000 – £45000/annum <


Senior Manufacturing Engineer


Permanent Full Time

Salary £40-45k

RSW are looking to recruit a Senior Manufacturing Engineer for a permanent role with our client, a specialist manufacturer based in Cardiff.

Job Purpose:

To ensure the company has the necessary tools, equipment, and processes to manufacture products to the required standards in a cost-effective way to support the commercial growth and flexibility of the business in accordance with the Operational Capacity Plan.


Development of manufacturing capabilities.

Conducting assessments of current processes to identify opportunities for improvement.

Coordinating with other departments to ensure the implementation of new processes.

Communicating regularly with Management Team headed by Operations Manager

Developing plans for process improvement based on research and analysis of current processes.

Maintaining accurate records of all process improvement activities in accordance with company policies.

Implementing new processes or improving existing processes according to plan.

Analysing data to determine the best solutions for problems and creating new processes that improve efficiency and productivity.

Developing training materials for new processes and procedures, as well as providing support for training events

Support the commercial growth and flexibility of the business in accordance with the Operational Capacity Plan.


To support the implementation of new products into manufacturing to support the NPD team.

Provide technical and manufacturing capabilities information to support the company's new product development plan.


To maintain all machinery, equipment and infrastructure used in the realisation of the product.

Minimise production downtime due to machinery breakdowns.

Supervise and mentor the engineering team.

Plan and coordinate preventative planned maintenance on all plant and machinery.

Health and Safety:

To ensure all work activities are carried out safely in accordance with the company's health and safety policy.

Engineering projects:

Assign tasks to the engineering team members and evaluate outcomes.

Manage and drive the CAPEX process.

Control of contractors working on site.

Key Skills:

Highly influential, with excellent communication skills for overseeing the engineering team.

Self-motivated and innovative.

Exceptional time management, planning and organisational skills.

Strong computer skills.

Ability to evaluate information and solve complex problems.

Ability to work on multiple projects in various stages simultaneously.

Ability to train, develop, delegate and manage members of the engineering department.

Through training, develop the following:


Lean manufacturing techniques.

Working knowledge and understanding of ISO9001 to implement into processes.

Working knowledge and understanding of ISO14001 to implement into processes.

Working knowledge and understanding of ISO45001 to implement into processes.

Continuous improvement techniques and world-class manufacturing techniques.

Project Management

Working knowledge of DriveWorks with the view to supporting the development of the system.

Working knowledge of Radan with the view to supporting the development of the system.


In-house training and development from the existing Management Team

External resource to provide the training for CIT, BIT

Health and Safety Qualification as IOSH or NEBOSH.

External qualifications such as HNC, HND up to and including Degree Level

Qualifications & Experience:

* Educated to a high level In Engineering or a related discipline.

* Relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment.

* Relevant management experience.

* Experience using relevant computer-aided design (CAD) programmes.

* Experience in PLC and CNC programming.

* Relevant experience in the maintenance of engineering equipment.

* Electrical engineering qualifications such as 18th edition wiring regulations.

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