Manufacturing Engineer


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We are recruiting 5 dynamic and focused individuals to the Manufacturing Engineering team delivering supply chain processes within Thales OME. The roles represent a career opportunity in an environment of collaborative working within Industry.

You will work closely with existing Manufacturing Engineers to utilise and adopt the techniques, systems and processes currently applied to achieve process control and cost reduction within the Operations sphere.

These roles will form a part of the Thales UK’s Manufacturing Engineering capability.  It is our aim with these roles to increase the knowledge base of our highly skilled Manufacturing Engineering staff. The successful candidates will require the skills, knowledge and experience to be embedded within our business.  We are looking for high-potential candidates that are involved or interface with the supply chain.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Key member of the Manufacturing Engineering team implementing Design for Manufacture and Assembly techniques and providing full process technical support to the manufacturing team.
  • Delivering production processes that will deliver on time and to budget
  • Drive process implementation and validation to support both manufacturing and pre-production.
  • Influence and monitor product maturity from concept to series production.
  • Using structured problem solving techniques to minimise production downtime
  • Support manufacturing in identifying and implementing continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Excellent team player and communicator. Able to work effectively within and across transverse teams.
  • Strong relationship builder, able to successfully manage stakeholders at different organisational level of Industry
  • Flexible team member and a fast learner
  • Experience of Manufacturing processes implementation
  • Focussed on meeting deadlines with good time management and prioritisation skills
  • Experience of product line activities, routings, visual aids, corrective actions and product costing
  • The ability to work on own initiative when required.

  • Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Electronic or Manufacturing Engineering degree, or studying towards.
  • Experience of Manufacturing Engineering in a production environment.


Expected to work fully and consistently with the Leadership Model & Thales Values:
  • Focus on customers
  • Perform through teaming
  • Innovate
  • Develop our People

Due to the nature of the our business you will need to be eligible to obtain SC level clearance.

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