Manufacturing Engineer


  • Investigate and troubleshoot any problems that arise with processes, procedures, and operations.
  • Work closely with cross functional colleagues to develop new and existing manufacturing processes.
  • Conduct process experiments, identify and implement corrective actions.
  • Support Operations and Innovation to support the smooth transition of new products to production.
  • Proactively participate in identifying opportunities and implementing continuous improvements.
  • Manage production documentation such as work instructions, visual standards, routings, and structure.
  • Investigate, propose, and support new technologies and manufacturing processes to improve productivity.



  • Experience performing an Engineering role within a relevant manufacturing environment.
  • Educated to minimum HND level in relevant discipline of Engineering or Science or possess equivalent technical working experience - Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Materials, Process Engineering.
  • Possess foundational level of knowledge in electrical / electronic engineering.  Previous experience of PLC advantageous.
  • Experience working with key process tools such as Control plans, pFMEA, poke yoke PDCA, 8D.
  • Understanding and ideally experience of working with and applying Lean within a manufacturing environment with the goal of reducing waste and improving efficiency and productivity. 
  • Experience of problem solving - can recognise, analyse and solve problems using root cause tools.
  • Track record of successfully working in a team environment where collaborating with others is essential.
  • Confident working with Microsoft office and open to learning new software / digital applications.



  • Curious, open to learning.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and demonstrate a can-do attitude.
  • Numerate - able to calculate numerical data, use percentages, working with Excel.
  • Good communication skills - verbal and written.
  • Tenacious in their approach to problem solving and delivering results.



CeramTec UK Limited
Vicky Gough
Antelope Park, Bursledon Road
SO19 7TG Southampton
D: 023 8042 5612
T: 023 8044 4811

HR Administrator for Southampton Site - general administrative support across the full employee lifecycle.