Manufacturing/Production Engineer

Employer Information

RLC Global Point


T: +44 (0) 28 9083 4460


This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the RLC team, a world leader in the aerospace industry, in their new state of the art facility in Global Point, Newtownabbey.
Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Standard days/shifts.  Shift patterns are subject to change, management reserves the right to vary shift patterns and times when appropriate
Department: Engineering
Location: Global Point
Main Purpose of Role
The core purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer will be to be engaged in the support of production on a departmental and company wide basis.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Use engineering experience to develop methods of manufacture and provide high quality manufacturing cell support
  • Design and specify new or modified tooling, fixtures, and methods
  • Engineering process improvement; identify, implement, and support continuous improvement activities using project management tools
  • Define and maintain the process flow for new and existing products and assist in definition of cell layout
  • Manage the change control process and create/maintain BOMs, technical instructions and procedures
  • Identify, promote, and introduce technical innovation and improvements
  • Provide technical support to other departments and functions, e.g., Production, Supply Chain, and Quality
  • Provide input to customer component designs and technical reviews
  • Assist with operator training in new processes or changes in process
  • Respond to customer concerns in a professional and timely manner
  • Develop suitable measures for projects and share successes within Engineering Department
  • Participate in cross functional activity and assist in the smooth running of the Engineering department
  • Support Company and Department objectives

Hold an HNC/D Level 3 or above in Mechanical Engineering or engineering related degree
Hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering

At least 2 years’ experience as a Manufacturing Engineer in an Engineering / Manufacturing environment
Competent in creating and updating standard work instructions, reviewing customer specifications and engineering drawings.
At least 4 years’ experience as a Manufacturing Engineer in an Engineering Environment
Experience of working on an anodising treatments line and paint processing.
Automation experience – Robot programming and operation.
Experience working with an Effluent Treatments Plant
Experience working with metal bonding
Knowledge & Skills

Competent using Microsoft Office software
Working knowledge of current continuous improvement practices (e.g., TPM, FMEA, VSM, SPC and other analytical methods).
Experienced in using problem solving tools such as 3Cs and 8Ds.
Experience using Project Management tools
Proactive problem-solving skills.
Team orientated and understanding of process ownership.
Strong communication with the ability to give clear instruction.
Behaves consistently with clear personal values that complement those of the organisation.
Self-starter who shows initiative as well as maintaining collaboration with wider teams.
Lead and collaborate with group/teamwork.
Pay & Benefits:
25 days holidays and 8 statutory holidays accrued during first years’ service which can be taken in hours.
Defined contributions pension scheme, starting at 3% employee and 7% company contribution.
Life Assurance Policy, paid at 4 times basic salary from day 1.




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