Manufacturing Engineer

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1371060

 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 Department, 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 team. Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Design, implementation and continuous improvement of Lean Manufacturing processes within the Craigavon Plant
  • Programming and set-up of Robotic systems, CNC press brakes, Laser cutting systems and CNC machine tools
  • Development of process costing data and operator work instructions
  • Implementation of health and safety, quality and productivity improvements
  • Provision of engineering support to production departments
  • Implementation of engineering changes / new product ranges onto the production lines within given timescales
  • This position may require shift working.  Applicants must be available to work shifts.


Essential 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)

Desirable criteria:

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Experience in any of the following: Welding, Fabrication, Programming and setting of Robotic systems, Laser cutting systems, CNC Press brakes or CNC machine tools

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.