Manufacturing Engineer

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicestershire, England
Salary: Up to £15.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 70938-PHARM-JHY_1516701577
Contact Name: James Harvey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2018 09:59

Job Description

Job title: Manufacturing Engineer
Job type: Initial 12 month contract + potential for extension
Sector: Pharmaceuticals / Medical Devices
Location: Leicestershire, East Midlands, UK
Pay rate: £15/hour


- My client is a global technology company with a diverse range of products across
a number of industrial areas
- I have a new, exciting opportunity to work with them on a contract basis as a
Manufacturing Engineer within their Manufacturing Technology Department based in


- To work as part of a technical team focused on continuous improvement activities,
efficiency improvements on production lines, new product introduction, equipment
qualification and manufacturing data analysis for both Class 1 Medical Device and
Pharmaceutical products
- The role will involve interaction with internal manufacturing, logistics and
technical colleagues and possible interaction with customers / suppliers


- Take part in technical activities of the Manufacturing Technology (MT) Team to
ensure technical development and improvement of manufacturing processes
- Provide ongoing technical support for the process and equipment, including
training, troubleshooting, continuous improvement projects and documentation
updates etc.
- Support production by resolving issues, leading root cause investigations and
reviewing potential quality impact
- Further develop product and process understanding for the value stream
manufacturing processes
- Prepare and execute Equipment qualification documents
- Implementation of lean principles in manufacturing and packaging environments
- Support capital investment projects as required during FAT, SAT, installation and
commissioning phases
- Champion continuous process improvement within the production teams


- Continuous Improvement techniques including Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma
- Experience in GMP within a contract manufacturing environment in the Medical
Device and Drug field
- Experience of improvements within a controlled or regulated environment would be
- Lean Six Sigma Green Belt trained is desirable
- Equipment qualification and process validation is desirable
- Introduction of new equipment and processes
- Medical Device and Drug Product Quality Systems and GMPs for EU, US and ROW:
ISO13485, Orange Guide is desirable


- Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant science or engineering

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