Mechanical Production Engineer

Do you have experience working in a manufacturing/ production environment?

Do you have experience using inventor?

We’re looking to recruit a Mechanical Production Engineer for a leading manufacturer based in Leigh. You will be responsible for acting as a technical lead to the production department and to liaise with development with the new product introduction process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a lead in transferring new products from development into production.
  • Support the manufacturing team in process quality improvements by reducing all forms of waste.
  • Industrialisation of the designs by liaising with suppliers and engineering solutions.
  • Creation of production documentation, such as build instructions and process flow charts.
  • Support design team on mechanical design and produce 3D and 2D engineering drawing through Autodesk Inventor software
  • Analyse production rejects and implement corrective actions to ensure defect free production.
  • Mechanical inspections of raw materials and liaising with suppliers to resolve quality issues
  • Management of data within the Sage MRP system relating to the bill of materials, revision control, material masters and product costs


  • HNC / HND in relevant engineering discipline / Mechanical apprenticeship
  • Working in a continuous improvement culture
  • Previous experience in production / industrial engineering environment
  • Knowledge of MRP and/or manufacturing production systems, maintaining BoM structures
  • 2D and 3D design of mechanical components and assemblies, bills of materials and assembly instructions. Designing for low cost manufacture.
  • Use of 3D mechanical CAD packages (preferably Inventor)
  • Self-driven, results oriented and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to produce written technical reports, design specifications, project and product documentation


  • Salary – £25,000 – £28,000 pa depending upon experience.

To apply for the role of Mechanical Production Engineer, feel free to give Craig a call at GPW Recruitment on 01744 452043/ 07391869488 or please click apply now