Manufacturing Engineer

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £25000 - 30000

Updated 23 hours ago

Reference 1371051

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer based in Craigavon


Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Department: Manufacturing Engineering

Location: Craigavon

Vacancy: A vacancy has arisen within our Manufacturing Engineering Team for a Manufacturing Engineer, reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Superintendent.

Hyster-Yale Craigavon manufactures 1-5.5T Counterbalance forklift trucks for the Internal Combustion Engine and Electric Rider markets.  The Manufacturing Engineering team take ownership of all the Manufacturing processes within the site.  Our goal is to implement robust, repeatable, safe processes that utilise lean manufacturing and new technologies to meet our production requirements.

Our responsibilities include implementing design changes through the adjustment of manufacturing processes, driving continuous improvement and supporting production when faced with process challenges.

We are looking for a dynamic, proactive individual who is willing to use their engineering knowledge to enhance our team.  They will be innovative, demonstrate presence, engage others and drive for results. In return, we will seek to expand their knowledge through in-depth training courses and practical experience, which will enable them to become highly skilled engineers in the manufacturing industry.

Key Accountabilities:     

The successful candidate will be assigned to the Manufacturing Engineering Assembly team and depending on workloads/priorities may be delegated to the New Product Introduction team for specific projects. Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Development and implementation of Assembly processes incorporating all aspects of Certified Manufacturing in order to meet internal Plant metrics
  • Continuous improvement of existing processes to drive Lean Manufacturing within Craigavon
  • Leading and participating in teams to co-ordinate New Product Introduction through to production within set timescales
  • Processing Engineering Design changes
  • Highlighting and implementing health and safety, quality and productivity improvements.
  • Investigating and supporting material inventory initiatives.
  • Provision of engineering support to production departments.
  • Liaising cross-functionally within all departments in HYG 
  • This position may require shift working.  Applicants must be available to work shifts.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • HND/Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline with a minimum of 1 year’s relevant Engineering experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • Alternatively, we will consider candidates who hold an HNC in an Engineering discipline with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant Engineering experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Good working knowledge of all relevant Microsoft Office packages (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)

The company reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate the short-listing process.

Salary:   £25,000 – £30,000

The successful candidate will be subject to background checks.

All application forms must be returned to Human Resources by Thursday 15th November 2018.