Manufacturing Engineer

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £25000 - 30000

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1382855

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Manufacturing Engineering based in Craigavon.


Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Department: Manufacturing Engineering – Tool Design

Location: Craigavon

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

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:

  • Creating fixture design drawings and Bills of Materials using 3D CAD (PTC Creo) for welding, assembly and machining fixtures
  • Designing fixtures to support Health & Safety improvements, Quality improvements, Production issues, Engineering Change Notices and New Product Introduction projects
  • Maintaining accurate records of design
  • Planning and co-ordinating tooling projects including design and manufacture of fixtures
  • Provision of engineering support to production departments
  • Liaising cross-functionally within all departments in Hyster-Yale Group.

This position may require shift working.  Applicants must be available to work shifts.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

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
  • Experience in tool design techniques
  • Working knowledge of 3D CAD system, preferably PTC Creo
  • Working knowledge of all relevant Microsoft Office packages (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)

Desirable criteria:

  • Experience in tool making techniques
  • Working knowledge of imperial measurements

Salary:  £25,000 – £30,000

How to Apply:

The successful candidate will be subject to background checks.

All application forms must be returned to Human Resources by close of business on Friday 18th January 2019.