Job description

Job Description

We are seeking a recent graduate, who has gained work experience during a placement year within an engineering / manufacturing environment. 

The company I am currently supporting are seeing a steady upturn in the demand for their products and are looking to strengthen their Production/ Planning and Assembly Project Management Team with a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer.

The company produces a high volume of products for the engineering sector and these products comprise of small parts and components that are sourced from suppliers across globe to be assembled to a high quality standard in the West Midlands plant. They work to fast lead times and needs to plan at least 3 months in advance of future projects and programmes to ensure the availability of stock, components and materials are in place.

The role will be working for the Operations Manager and assisting in the day-to-day activities of maintaining the manufacturing and assembly systems and processes to ensure the effective role out of new orders are met. This will involve becoming a key coordinator of information between all departments and teams and implementing improvements to increase efficiency and quality of daily operations. 

The Graduate Manufacturing Engineer will hold key responsibilities for scheduling and planning and the reconfiguration of production cells, communicating and liaising with the R&D and Operations teams for upcoming projects to ensure the smooth delivery of projects and implement efficiency improvements.

The Graduate Manufacturing Engineer will need the following Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Degree qualification in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering (2.1 ideally)
  • Some working or internship experience of working in either an operations, manufacturing, production or project engineering environment. (6 months)
  • Excellent communication and IT Skills (Excel a must) 
  • Willingness to travel at short notice 
  • Strong self-management skills with the ability to project plan.
  • Good presentation and report writing skills 
  • Commercial Awareness 
  • Strong self-accountability awareness 
  • This is a great opportunity for a Graduate to join a fast-track career path, where responsibilities and duties will grow quickly in the role over a short period of time. The company has a strong track record of growing and developing their staff into mid and senior management positions and offering a rewarding and progressive career path.


  • Pension 
  • Bonus 
  • Career Development Schedule 
  • 8 – 5pm Mon – Thurs – 8 – 1.30 Fri
  • Commutable from Birmingham, Worcester, Coventry, Lichfield, Derby 

    Probe Technical Recruitment, a Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Specialists since 1994

  • Extra information

    Education Level
    West Bromwich
    Working hours per week
    4 - 40
    Type of Contract
    Casual / Part Time Jobs
    Published at
    Profession Sub-category
    Customer Service
    Full UK/EU driving license preferred
    Car Preferred
    Must be eligible to work in the EU
    Cover Letter Required

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