Manufacturing Engineer

Our client is a successful, long established, international manufacturing company. Due to continued success they now require a:

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:

  • Lead new programs / products through the Engineering Gate Processes to ensure on cost, on time & to specification.  This includes Design Reviews, Drawing Reviews, BOM verification and Risk and Mitigation management
  • Liaison between manufacturing and design
  • Vendor support on manufacturing / design queries
  • Establish recurring and non-recurring costs
  • From lessons learnt drive design for manufacture and assembly
  • Identify all tools and fixtures required to manufacture the product to the specifications and tolerances required
  • Work with operations team to drive efficiency advances by innovating our assembly & manufacturing processes
  • Challenge both manufacturing and business processes
  • Ensure a safe working environment is set and maintained
  • Initiate and lead problem solving techniques
  • Identify, assess feasibility and manage change for both continuous improvements and mandatory requirements
  • Demonstrate that the manufacturing process selection has delivered in terms of costs, quality and cycle times
  • Support operations to ensure output & quality targets are achieved
  • Any other duties as required to support business needs


The person:

Essential Criteria

  • Degree level qualification in a relevant engineering discipline (Mechanical, Aeronautical etc.) and relevant engineering experience

Desirable Criteria

  • 2 + years’ experience in a comparable engineering role
  • Relevant experience in implementing the principles of Lean Manufacturing
  • Working knowledge in an assembly environment
  • Experience of Aerospace procedures and regulations
  • Familiarity with the use of CAD systems


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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