Manufacturing Engineer

Cramlington, U.K.
Posted 4 months ago

AVID is a leader in the design and manufacture of electrified powertrain and advanced thermal management systems for heavy-duty and high-performance electric (EV) and hybrid vehicles (HEV) and in reducing vehicle emissions. As a Manufacturing Engineer working as part of the engineering team you will be responsible development of manufacturing processes and maintenance of our electronic and electro-mechanical assembly capability to the high standards that our internal and external customers demand. The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role in an automotive OEM, Tier 1 or Tier 2 supplier.

Essential skills and experience for the Manufacturing Engineer role

  • Experience in Electro-Mechanical assembly
  • Experience of NPI (New Product Introduction) – Knowledge in Design for Manufacture / Automation
  • Ability to drive process improvements by applying best practice manufacturing techniques
  • Plant layout and process flow
  • Working to deadlines and Business KPI objectives
  • Excellent Communication Skills (both written and verbal)
  • Computer literacy specifically with MS Excel, MS Word and MS Project

Desirable skills and experience for the Manufacturing Engineer role

  • Experience in similar roles in an automotive OEM or supplier
  • Ability to write equipment specification to achieve customer requirements
  • Procurement, Installation, and commissioning of new production lines and equipment.
  • Carrying out risk assessments to processes. COSHH e.t.c
  • Control project budgets
  • Support the maintenance TPM initiative, (Constantly looking to improve equipment performance and availability to achieve OEE targets)
  • CAD proficient – Preferably in AutoCAD Inventor
  • Fixture / Tooling / Gauging design and manufacturing
  • Knowledge of Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC & PUWER98
  • PLC programming
  • Work process analysis / Process Mapping / Man-Machine Interactions / Line Balancing / VSM
  • Familiar with international and quality standards such as ISO9001 / TS16949
  • Design FMEA / Process FMEA / Process Flow Diagrams / Control Plans / MSA / Contribute to preparation of PPAP submissions
  • Control Documents including work instructions, BOMs, and routings are available and accurate
  • 8D Investigations and reporting
  • Customer Interface

Personal attributes

  • Excellent communication skills and able to deal with all levels of the organisation
  • A leader in workplace health and safety
  • Must be able to work alone with minimum guidance, but also be able to operate effectively as part of a team
  • Organised with good problem-solving skills. Root Cause Analysis
  • Able to lead others to achieve business objectives


  • HNC / BEng (Hons) in Electrical, Mechanical or Production Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant professional experience


Apply now

If you feel your talent, enthusiasm, and determination has yet to find its true home, then we want to hear from you. Send us your CV to:

HR Officer, AVID Technology Ltd, Unit 3D Admiral Business Park, Nelson Industrial Estate, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 1WG.

Or via email on

AVID is based in Cramlington, Northumberland; Cramlington is approximately 10 miles to the north of the vibrant city of Newcastle upon Tyne. The town has excellent transport links with bus and rail services into Newcastle and is near to Newcastle Airport. It is also close to the beautiful Northumberland countryside and coastline.

The North East of England is recognised as a great place to live and work with relatively low living costs compared to the rest of the UK and the benefits of a fantastic countryside and open spaces. For more information about living and working in the North East of England please visit

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