lead manufacturing engineer

Baker Hughes

Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Do you love being part of a successful manufacturing engineering team?

Do you like working in collaborative teams and solving critical issues?

Be part of a successful team, Join our Druck Team!

Druck is a global technology company with a large UK manufacturing & engineering facility. As a market leader serving the Aerospace, Industrial, and Energy markets, Druck designs, develops and manufactures the highest quality, most accurate and reliable pressure sensing devices, instruments, and software to provide innovative products, services, and solutions to our customers.

  • Why work for Druck : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSYwgltUozQ

Partner with the best

As a Lead Manufacturing Engineer, you will provide technical leadership support to the Subsea pillar of the Druck Leicester business. In this role you will be involved in key business value streams and will take ownership of the manufacturing engineering activities required, across the whole product lifecycle phases, to meet manufacturability, quality, schedule and cost goals.

As a Lead Manufacturing Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Taking full ownership of the production engineering planning, design, and execution for incoming large scale business programs, including implementing new and innovative processes to the manufacturing plant.

  • Leading complex problems; working with a cross-functional team to ensure the needs of the customer base are met, whilst using problem-solving toolsets to ensure robust problem resolution and best practices are flowed to other areas of the plant.

  • Coaching and mentoring of junior members of the team in technical expertise.

In addition to:

  • Supporting a fast-paced manufacturing production line to maintain production ensuring safety, quality and timing goals are met. 

  • Proactively identifying continuous improvements on the production line, through process monitoring and data analysis, and leading these projects to completion. 

  • Perform feasibility studies on new processes and develop existing processes with robust process controls across a portfolio of products and lifecycle phases, from initial product development planning, product launch, capacity increases and ongoing production support. 

  • Providing key input into product changes and modifications, to ensure they are designed for efficient manufacture and assembly. 

  • Ability to lead, influence and motivate cross functional teams to achieve manufacturing excellence, working with our external customers and suppliers when required. 

  • Acting as the Manufacturing Engineering authority for process planning, change management requests, documentation signoffs and process validation. 

  • Develop, procure and maintain fixturing and tooling for manufacturing. 

Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have HNC/HND or equivalent experience in mechanical or manufacturing engineering discipline, with minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing engineering or similar position.

  • Have strong oral and written communication skills with proven experience in a technical leadership environment with cross-functional teams.

  • Have proven ability to solve complex technical problems 

  • Have good interpersonal skills and be able to work independently and as a team.

  • Have ability to use CAD (previous knowledge of Solidworks is an advantage) to design fixtures and analyse product designs.  Experience with drafting technical drawings and GT&D. 

  • Have strong knowledge of different manufacturing processes, assembly techniques and good attention to detail of components and assemblies. 

  • Have experience in driving process improvements. 

  • Have background in reviewing and approving engineering drawings of components and assemblies.

  • Have ability to efficiently convert technical information & engineering drawing data into work instructions & technical narratives.

  • Have an understanding of ERP system, planning controls and Bills of Materials would be an advantage. (SAP) 

  • Have working knowledge of LEAN principles and continuous improvement tools.

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working flexible hours – flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input.  Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities

  • Comprehensive private medical care options

  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs

  • Tailored financial programs

  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits

About Us:

We are an energy technology company that provides solutions to energy and industrial customers worldwide. Built on a century of experience and conducting business in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward – making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet.

Join Us:

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let’s come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

To apply for this job please visit careers.bakerhughes.com.

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