Manufacturing Engineer - Assembly

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Job ID
Job Locations
UK-Northern Ireland-Belfast
Position Type
Fixed Term Contract
Position Category
Engineers & Technicians
No Travel Required
# of Openings


Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, quality services and management consulting for digital transformation. We help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage and improve the everyday lives of people around the globe.


We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineers to support one of our customers with a project that includes involvement in projects from concept through to the production of the product and requires a clear understanding of structure, manufacturing, tooling, assembly process and system interaction. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience, seniority, etc. The contract is deemed outside of IR35 for Sub-contract labour but Staff positions are available for the right candidates. The successful candidates will play a key role in delivering a high-quality service to our client and will be expected to be proactive and self-motivated in delivering the targeted outputs to support the product.


The Manufacturing Engineer will report directly to the Product Delivery Leader (PDL) and their role will involve them to be based at the Client's site.


Working within the ME team in our Aero Business Unit, successful candidates will join our experienced team, with whom you will work on varied projects in high-tech and future-oriented industries taking on exciting and responsible tasks according to your skills and knowledge, thus expanding your existing know-how.



  • Knowledge and understanding of Manufacturing Work Instructions & Process Plans
  • Produce Engineering outputs to meet on-target delivery dates and Quality requirements
  • Ensure ‘Right First Time’ outputs are met in-line with Business KPI’s
  • Be involved with continuous improvement process & offer improvement suggestions
  • Interface with external stakeholders to understand technical issues / specifications
  • Attend reviews (both internal and external) where required
  • Work in accordance with the Expleo QMS and customer quality requirements
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering Planning to establish hold points in the detail process plans
  • Establish standard inspection processes and procedures, to ensure inspection data is robust and valid
  • Work closely with Operations to manage key product features throughout the build process


  • Engineering degree, or equivalent, with proven practical Engineering & manufacturing knowledge and experience
  • Candidates without accredited qualifications will be considered depending upon experience


  • Strong understanding of Manufacturing Products & Processes
  • Industrialisation experience (factory layouts, tooling deployment etc)
  • Ability to interpret drawings and/or CAD models
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Proactive ‘Team Player’ with a focus on delivery and quality who can work and act autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills and be capable of making sound technical judgements and appropriate decisions
  • Assertiveness, independent, structured way of working and the ability to find oneself in a multicultural working environment


  • Experience of Manufacturing Processes and standards
  • Several years of professional experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Aerospace & Defence experience preferable but Marine & Automotive will be considered
  • Proactive Team Player with a focus on delivery and quality
  • Good communicator who is professional during interactions with both internal and external stakeholders.


  • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and our peers through good times and challenges 
  • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects   
  • Expleo Academy - enables you to acquire and develop the right skills by delivering a suite of accredited training courses  
  • Competitive company benefits such as medical and dental insurance, pension, life assurance, employee wellbeing programme, sports and social events, birthday hampers and much more!   
  • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo 


  • As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we have committed to:
    • Ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
    • Communicating and promoting vacancies
    • Offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
    • Anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
    • Supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work at least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”. 


We treat everyone fairly and equitably across the organisation, including providing any additional support and adjustments needed for everyone to thrive

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