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Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Due to an increase in demand for Manufacturing Engineering expertise form with in Wood and from our customer base we are seeking to strengthen and grow our team in this discipline.  Therefore we are looking to recruit a Manufacturing Engineer to our team based in our Bristol MoD Project Office.


As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be working within an established yet growing team operating within Wood's Consultancy & Defence Business, supporting the Ministry of Defence in the Nuclear Submarine Programme.


Role Responsibilities:

  • To work with our existing Manufacturing Engineers in support of our internal and external customers.
  • To provide specialist advice and support to the team and our customers.
  • To progress Manufacturing issues on a tactical level.
  • To support, propose and develop Manufacturing Improvement activities.
  • Representing Wood at internal and external meetings.
  • Identifying commercial opportunities for Wood  and ensuring that appropriate follow-up actions are taken
  • Maintaining and upholding Wood codes of conduct and safety standards

Role Requirements:

  • Proven experience within industry as a Manufacturing Engineer, preferably with involvement of the manufacture of the naval nuclear propulsion programme or civil nuclear plants. 
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills
  • Relevant Manufacturing process and quality process qualifications.
  • Ability to work across a range of tasks and liaise with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to work at strategic and tactical levels.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Flexibility with the ability to travel as the demands of the role dictates
  • Working knowledge of UK Regulatory systems and the organisations involved
  • Working Knowledge of UK Nuclear Safety Cases and their structure.
  • A strong self-starter mentality, able to work confidently, often un-supervised

This role is ideal for a confident and developing Manufacturing Engineer.  Flexibility is absolutely key to the role and you will have the opportunity to apply and build your skills in a variety of ways and levels within the manufacturing processes we are working in support of.  You will enjoy a considerable degree of autonomy and be expected to do the right thing both technically and behaviourally in terms of acting as an ambassador for the company on client premises.  The role presents opportunities to develop your Manufacturing expertise and managerial experience, thus providing personal and professional rewards.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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