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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Manufacturing Engineering Projects Leader

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/03/2018 23:59
Employment Location:
Westcombe Engineering, Peterborough
£30,153 - £33,437
Weekly Hours:
Vacancy ID:

Job details 

Closing date:
18 Mar

Supporting documents


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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Westcombe Engineering employs disabled employees in their workshop to manufacture a range of high quality components in a variety of metals. Due to significant business growth we are looking for a skilled and experienced Manufacturing Engineering Projects Leader to join the team, and take responsibility for the New Product Introduction. Key requirements are:

• Ability to set and programme CNC lathes and CNC milling machines.
• Ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in work group, as well as employees in other units, customers, and suppliers.
• Ability to design and manufacture the jigs and fixtures required to hold and machine the various range of components.
• Experience of change management and process engineering.
• Ability to contribute to the process of preparing quotations and estimates to customer specifications.
• Ability to communicate information of a technical nature in written and oral forms to a wide range of audiences.
• Ability to motivate staff and involve them in the processes of change and improving the level of service provided to customers.
• Ability to analyse and evaluate information from a range of sources and determine and advise on an appropriate course of action that will be in the best interests of the customer and the business.
• Ability to prioritise workloads and manage conflicting pressures so that deadlines are achieved.
• Ability to build confident and effective relationships with team members, in addition to customers and suppliers, through a proactive and accessible leadership and can do style.
• Experience in the use of CADCAM software (Solid Works, One CNC and or CamWorks)
IT and Systems knowledge

Each day is different, challenging and rewarding.

Applications by Friday 18th March 2018

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