Composite Manufacturing Engineer

Our client is a successful, long established and profitable manufacturing company based in South Down. Their name is synonymous with operational excellence, Lean Manufacture and assembly of World-Class product. They now require a:


Composite Manufacturing Engineer



To work with the Design and Manufacturing Teams to ensure a manufacturing solution is delivered which meets and exceeds cost, quality and schedule requirements.

The role:

  • Support the bid process for new programs through process selection, the development of recurring and non-recurring costs and identify tooling requirements
  • Collaborate with the Design Team on new programs/products to ensure all appropriate gate review deliverables are achieved and the product developed satisfies all production requirements.
  • Complete model, drawing and BoM reviews in line with program timeframes
  • Identify and define technical specifications of tools and fixtures to ensure the product satisfies the specifications and tolerances required
  • Identify and define technical specifications of plant and equipment and using Lean Manufacturing principles collaborate with the Production Team to define layout
  • Support the Production Team with the resolution of engineering related issues
  • Develop and update Manufacturing Support and Manufacturing Process Specification Documents
  • Identify and implement Lean initiatives
  • Using 5S methods collaborate with the Production Team to ensure a safe working environment is set and maintained
  • Contribute to the culture of continuous improvement within the department.


The person:

  • Degree qualification in a related engineering discipline
  • One years working or three years research experience gained in a relevant engineering discipline

And ideally

  • One years working or three years research experience in the area of composites
  • One years working experience in the development of tools and jigs for the manufacture of composite components
  • Relevant experience in implementing the principles of Lean Manufacturing
  • One year’s project management experience from initial research to implementation
  • Familiarity with the use of CAD


You may call, in strict confidence, Conor MacNamara on 028 3025 2407 or 07968 160122 for more information and a full Job Description. O’Kane Resourcing Ltd acts as a recruitment agency on behalf of the client. By applying for this position, you accept the Privacy Policy which can be found at


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