Manufacturing Engineer

On behalf of our client based in the Portadown area CSR are seeking to appoint en experienced Manufacturing Engineer. The role will be focused on working with the production and supply chain teams. 

You will be responsible for the co-ordination of improvement activities within Operations, using a results-driven approach. You will work with the production and business improvement teams to implement and sustain Lean Manufacturing methodologies within the Production environment.  The ability to engage with key stakeholders will be critical.  You will provide leadership within improvement projects using established company methodologies in response to identified performance gaps.  


The post holder will:

1.     Analyse and report on equipment efficiency

2.     Support, train and mentor Operations to help to provide accurate Production, Machining and Stores process times

3.     Lead improvement projects

4.     Coach and mentor employees on Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques, focused on zero shortages, improved flow and efficiency

5.     Ensure new and existing processes and procedures are sustained

6.     Investigate equipment options to increase process improvement and automation, and manage projects for implementation of the same

7.     Assist in the implementation of our ERP system

8.     Work with equipment suppliers and factory management to introduce and manage preventative maintenance campaigns

9.     Complete other duties as may be reasonably required commensurate with the jobholder’s level in the company












Degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline is preferred




Masters degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline


Six Sigma Green Belt or above





5 Years’ manufacturing experience gained in a similar role.


Experience in the implementation of Lean Manufacturing initiatives




Experience in materials movement automation


Experience in aluminium/glass fabrication


Experience in Project Management




Key Skills


Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook


Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)


Demonstrated analytical skills


High level of attention to detail




Coaching and Mentoring


Proficiency in AutoCAD




For more information or to discuss in confidence, please contact Rachel Crangle at CSR on 02892627488. Alternatively, to apply, click on the link below.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Crescent Specialist Recruitment (CSR) operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business on behalf of our clients.

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Job Details

  • Consultant: Rachel Crangle Consultant
  • Telephone: 028 9262 7488
  • Job Reference: CSR007741
  • Location: Armagh
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full-Time
  • Salary: Negotiable
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