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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-08-29 23:00:00


Manufacturing Engineer

  • Overview

    We are currently recruiting for Manufacturing Engineers to support one of our Aerospace Clients. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience, seniority, etc. The contract is outside of IR35, and the successful candidate will play a key role in delivering a high-quality service to our client and will be expected to be proactive and self-motivated in delivering the targeted outputs to support the product.


    This role will involve the Manufacturing Engineer to be based either at the Client's office or one of the Expleo UK offices and will report directly to the Programme Delivery Leader (PDL). We have opportunities in Bristol, Cheshire and Belfast


    Working within the ME team in our Aero Business Unit, successful candidates will join our experienced team, with whom you will work on varied projects in high-tech and future-oriented industries taking on exciting and responsible tasks according to your skills and knowledge, thus expanding your existing know-how.


    • Produce Engineering outputs (Routings & SOIs) to meet on-target delivery dates and Quality requirements
    • Ensure ‘Right First Time’ is met in-line with Business KPI’s
    • Create, manage and implement Process Planning outputs in line with the client's procedures
    • Be involved with continuous improvement process & offer improvement suggestions
    • Interface with external stakeholders to understand technical issues / specifications
    • Liaise with and support design and manufacturing supply chain
    • The role will be to develop & manage current production processes to improve Quality, Cost & Time measures
    • Attend reviews (both internal and external) where required
    • Working in accordance with Expleo QMS and customer quality requirements


    • Engineering degree, or equivalent, with proven practical Engineering & manufacturing knowledge and experience

    Essential skills

    • SAP ARP/APD experience
    • Aerospace Wing Build and assembly experience
    • Proactive ‘Team Player’ with a focus on delivery and quality who can work and act autonomously
    • Ability to liaise at all levels of the business management structure
    • Excellent communication skills and decision maker
    • Have good written and verbal communication skills and be capable of making sound technical judgements and appropriate decisions
    • Practical problem solving and communication skills
    • Assertiveness, independent, structured way of working and the ability to find oneself in a multicultural working environment


    • Experience of Manufacturing Processes and standards
    • Several years of professional experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Aerospace experience preferable
    • Proactive Team Player with a focus on delivery and quality
    • Good communicator who is professional during interactions with both internal and external stakeholders.
    • Candidates will have a proven track record of delivering effective engineering solutions within cost, time and quality constraints
    • Competencies required in this role will include Decision Quality, Creativity, Technical Learning, Composure and Customer Focus


    • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and our peers through good times and challenges  
    • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects   
    • Expleo Academy - enables you to acquire and develop the right skills by delivering a suite of accredited training courses  
    • Competitive company benefits
    • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo 


    • As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we have committed to:
      • Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
      • Communicating and promoting vacancies
      • Offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
      • Anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
      • Supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work at least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

    “We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”. 


    We treat everyone fairly and equitably across the organisation, including providing any additional support and adjustments needed for everyone to thrive

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