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Location: Stockport Salary: £35 - £40 per hour
Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Type: Contract
Contact: Mark Dorey

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Manufacturing Engineer to support production readiness and ensure robust processes for a key project. The role is to work for a leading Defence business who have received huge funding in the Stockport area, and have long standing order books worth £Billions!

This position is ideal for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer with a strong background in production optimisation and process development. The ideal candidate will thrive in a hands-on role, enjoy problem-solving, and be adept at driving efficiency and quality in a manufacturing setting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure SAP routings are detailed correctly for efficient kitting and assembly.
  • Develop and create standard operations (work instructions) for various modules and processes.
  • Provide on-site training and support to build Technicians.
  • Lead structured problem-solving and process improvement activities.
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to optimise cost performance and minimise waste.

In return you'll receive an hourly rate: £40 per hour inside IR35 for an initial 6 month contract.

If you're looking for your next contract, get in touch today with Mark Dorey on 0161 416 6296, or email on