Manufacturing Engineer Jobs

Manufacturing engineers are responsible for the technical management, maintenance and development of new and existing production lines within a wide range of manufacturing companies.

They are employed by production and process companies such as good, drink and car manufacturers.

Manufacturing engineer jobs include:

  • planning;
  • managing budgets;
  • maintaining statistical and financial records;
  • managing engineering and technical staff;
  • purchasing and installing equipment;
  • responding to breakdowns and problems;
  • identifying faults;
  • investigating and examining production problems;
  • repairing equipment;
  • planning and organising maintenance;
  • liaising with suppliers, customers and research and development staff;
  • developing new processes;
  • making improvements to current operations to improve efficiency.

Engineers may be required to do shift and ‘on-call' work, particularly where manufacturing equipment is in continual 24-hour operation. Career progression is often improved by a move into managerial positions or related areas of employment such as plant/production engineering.

Salaries are typically in the region of £20,000 to £40,000. Chartered engineers can earn up to £60,000.

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Email the Technical Division at technical@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

  1. MIG Welder

    Location: Prestwick

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Production

    Stafffinders have a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to work for a long-standing company on a temp to permanent contract.  Due to an increased workload our client in the Ayrshire area are looking for MIG Welders.
    This is a work shop-based role in a busy production environment and we are ...

  2. Senior Electrical Engineer - Dalgety Bay

    Location: Dalgety Bay

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Electrical

    We currently have a full time vacancy at our clients site in Dalgety Bay, for a Senior Electrical Engineer.
    Main Job Responsibilities
    To oversee all aspects of electrical design on multi-discipline design and build projects, from concept right through to implementation, ensuring compliance with Client specifications and current regulatory standards ...

  3. Support Engineer 2

    Location: Gourock

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Marine Engineer

    Staffinders are recruiting for Support Engineers on behalf our clients who multi-award-winning ship management specialists.
     
    The role is shore based providing technical support, conducting maintenance planned and preventative, repairs of all equipment and vessels and supporting breakdowns where appropriate.
     

    Time Served diesel mechanic or experienced motorman
    Maintenance engineering or small ...

  4. Mechanical Engineer

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Marine Engineer

    Staffinders are recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer on behalf our client who multi-award-winning ship management specialists, providing essential services and logistical support.
     
    Reporting to the Mechanical Specialist your new role will be mobile however periodic attendance will be required when the vessels are in annual dry dock, you will be ...

  5. Mechanical Fitter

    Location: Kilmarnock

    Salary: £27000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Mechanical

    Our client are a rapidly expanding contractor working in the water sector.
    They have a large number of projects coming up which means they are recruiting for Mechanical Fitters to joing their existing team.
    You will be field based and work on various frameworks across Scotland.
    The vacancies will be ...

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