Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Taunton  |  Somerset  |  England
Sector: Life Sciences
Consultant: Chris Hutchinson
Job Reference: HQCHME
Salary: £22000 - £35000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

I am currently looking for a looking for a driven and highly motivated Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer near Bridgewater

This is an excellent opportunity for a forward-thinking individual, with a proven track record, to take the business forward in line with the company’s growth plans.

You will be responsible for activities concerned with the design, construction and modification of products, equipment and machinery.

Responsible for the Validation and Process of activities in accordance with regulatory requirements and company policy.


Evaluate chemical equipment and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or to ensure compliance with customer requirements, safety and environmental regulations.

Conduct research to develop new and improved manufacturing processes.

Design and plan layout of equipment and operations.

Develop safety procedures to be employed by workers operating equipment or working in close proximity to on-going hazardous environments.

Assess Chemical hazard posed by production materials for impact to final product.

Perform laboratory studies of steps in manufacture of new product and test proposed process in small scale operation such as a pilot plant.

Design measurement and control systems for chemical plants based on data collected in laboratory experiments and in pilot plant operations.

Risk manage and evaluate existing



Engineering degree or equivalent – essential


Previous experience of working within a similar role at the same level is desirable

Experience of working within the medical device industry – desirable.

Experience of working to Industry/QMS regulatory standards desirable

Hours                             M-F 08:00-16:00, 40 hours per week

Salary                            £22 – £35k dependent on experience

Bonus                            7.5% annually (Company Performance)

Sick Pay                         10 days company sick pay in a rolling 12 month period

Pay care                        Cash back plan for optical, dental etc.

Pension                         ER 6% / EE 3%

DIS                                  4 x annual salary

Income protection       after 26 weeks 

If you are interested in this please get in touch and send your CV, we are looking to interview candidates as soon as possible.