Manufacturing Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00004165-1
  • Date Posted: 11 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Oxford Instruments
  • Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent benefits package
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

At Oxford Instruments, we enable the world’s leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level. Our Magnetic Resonance instruments are used in a range of industries where rapid and accurate analysis is essential, helping to ensure the safety of the food we eat and stopping pollutants being released into the environment.



Would you like to work with cutting edge technology, helping to develop products of the future and supporting world-class manufacturing practices? 


We have an exciting opportunity to join our Manufacturing Engineering Team, working across the Magnetic Resonance business, including Product Development, New Product Introduction, as well as supporting our Manufacturing Technicians. 



The opportunity


In this role you will be the manufacturing representative during New Product Introduction and Continuous Improvement Programmes, helping us to achieve design for excellence and a seamless introduction to Manufacturing, Service and Supply. You will be responsible for writing and testing processes to assemble new products (including researching tools and methodologies), making engineering changes and tracking those changes, as well as providing technical support to the Manufacturing Technicians and ensuring that our products are fully compliant with the latest regulations.


About you


You are likely to have either an HNC or degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline, however previous experience in a hands-on role within a technical manufacturing environment is essential.  We are happy to consider experience gained as a manufacturing engineer, alternatively you could have worked within a manufacturing environment, assembling and testing complex builds. You will have a willingness to learn, able to work proactively in a busy role and be familiar with Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.




In addition to a competitive starting salary, Oxford Instruments offers flexible working hours and a half-day on Fridays, 25 days annual leave, private healthcare, a share incentive plan, a defined contribution Group Personal Pension Plan, and a flexible benefits package that you can tailor to your own requirements.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Note to recruitment agencies: Oxford Instruments operates a Preferred Supplier List, and we do not accept unsolicited agency CVs. Please do not forward candidate details in response to this advert, or to any Oxford Instruments employees or other company locations. Oxford Instruments is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.