Manufacturing Engineer

06th November 2019

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Company: SCX Special Projects Ltd

Reports to: Manufacturing Manager

Department: Manufacturing Manager

Location: Roman Ridge Road, Sheffield S9 1GA

Job Summary

Responsible for the procurement of technical parts and materials ensuring that they are sourced effectively, within budget and timescale, to agreed level of quality.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review drawings with an emphasis on manufacturability resource.
  • Take ownership of the procurement of technical parts and equipment.
  • Oversee internal manufacturing.
  • Liaise with Project Management and Engineering teams regarding technical details to resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Create bid comparisons, procurement plans and cost estimates.
  • Be the main interface for suppliers, purchasing and other internal departments.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with the supply chain.
  • Negotiate with suppliers including consideration of technical, commercial and qualitative requirements.
  • Evaluation of suppliers, including delivery time, price development, quality and develop a process to assist in improving our procurement chain.
  • Coordinate supplier visits and lead supplier meetings autonomously.
  • Attend internal project handover meetings and client ‘kick-off’ meetings with Project Managers when required.
  • Communicate manufacturing or assembly problems to Head Office via the SCX Company Quality Procedure, maintaining input into SHEQ department as required.
  • Control supplier variations and changes, reporting issues to the Project Manager to ensure liability is managed to acceptable level for SCX.
  • Liaise and coordinate with all Stakeholders in connection with planning the delivery of projects.
  • Expedite orders and arrange deliveries to correct location
  • Assist workshop manager in managing internal fabrication resource to meet project requirements
  • Adhere to Health & Safety and Quality Control objectives
  • Comply with SCX order approval regime, advising on improvements that may be necessary

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required


  • Experience of working within a manufacturing environment, particularly fabrication and machining.
  • Experience in complying with budgetary, compliance, regulation and Health and Safety requirement.
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings.
  • An understanding of regulatory requirements, British and international standards and Health and safety requirements in a manufacturing environment.
  • Able to effectively communicate, influence and negotiate with external clients/suppliers.


  • HNC/HND/Degree in an engineering discipline.
  • Familiar with CAD/SolidWorks.

To apply, send your CV and covering letter to