ROXUK00024 – Manufacturing Production Engineer

ROXUK00024 – Manufacturing Production Engineer

Contract duration:


Reporting to:

Production Engineering Manager


Summerfield, Kidderminster

Salary and Additional Benefits:

Competitive salary, Perkbox, contributory pension. Free parking, subsidised canteen


25 + statutory days per annum pro-rata

Hours of Work:

08.00-16.30 Monday to Thursday (30mns lunch break)
08.00-13.00 Friday (no lunch break)

Roxel is an Anglo-French company that designs, develops and manufactures solid propellant rocket motors for use in tactical missiles. Its operations are spread across several sites in the UK and France and it has an annual turnover of about £100M and nearly 700 staff.


The UK operations are entirely based at Summerfield, Kidderminster, where we have vacancies for two Manufacturing Production Engineers.


Knowledge and skills in the following would be beneficial:
• Manufacturing/process engineering
• Manufacturing process control
• Lean Manufacturing methodology and implementation
• Engineering drawing interpretation
• CAD and IT skills
• Equipment and tooling design (electrical mechanical and control awareness)
• Health, Safety and Environment experience (ideally involving hazardous materials)
• CNC machining, moulding, bonding and assembly
• Financial awareness and capability
• Presentation and communication skills across all levels of the business


Experience in all these disciplines would be ideal but not essential as full training will be given.


Core skills responsibilities:
• Manufacturing engineering – methodologies, planning, cell development and quantitative analysis
• Lean Manufacture – waste reduction, process analysis, flow, balancing and optimisation
• Revenue and CAPEX justification and submission
• Experience of equipment and plant installation
• Machining – CNC milling and turning, programming desirable but not essential, engineering tolerance, machine set-up and tooling development
• Health, Safety and Environment, e.g. PUWER, COSHH, REACH
• Experience of simulation would be beneficial
• Microsoft Office suite


• HNC, HND or Mechanical Engineering degree (or equivalent)


Candidates will need a structured approach to improvement opportunities and be able to prioritise workload to meet customer and stakeholder deadlines.


If possible, based on their own experience, candidates should demonstrate core skill capabilities and practical examples of improvements and be able to demonstrate problem solving techniques using lean tool sets.


Above all, the successful candidate must be proactive and capable of working within a team, have a positive attitude and be looking for development within the role and a long term career.

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