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Industrial Engineer

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    Jonathan Armstrong

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    18 days ago

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    RPS Recruitment

RPS are proud to Partner with Marshall's Advanced Composites division. They tailor composite solutions to meet the requirements of both civil and military customers. From composite design, prototyping, manufacture and in-service support to test and certification, they support their customers with a broad range of engineering solutions, including new build, upgrades, or major modification.


Marshall is an independent, family-owned UK company with a diverse portfolio of businesses and a shared commitment to keeping our customers moving forward.

Whether that’s supporting global armed forces to deliver mission-critical activities, keeping the UK distribution industry on the road, creating new sustainable communities where people can live and thrive, or developing the next generations of industry talent – we are incredibly proud to have been building extraordinary futures since 1909.

Headquartered in Cambridge (UK), we currently employ around 2,000 people across locations in the UK, Northern Europe, North America and the UAE.”


Industrial Engineer


The primary purpose of this role is to actively support the Engineering and Manufacturing teams with innovative ideas and problem-solving solutions to improve their manufacturing processes, costs and ultimately customer satisfaction.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To define engineering requirements and provide solutions to meet both customer and company demands

  • To shape design for manufacture and design for cost from product conception throughout the lifecycle, ensuring appropriate processes and materials are considered

  • To Identify improvements within current methodologies to reduce costs and improve manufacturing yields, measured through the correct application of appropriate levels of SPC

To keep up to date with technical advancements and industry best practices to ensure that the most appropriate solutions and techniques are used

  • To use expertise and experience in development of new projects and improvement of existing ones

  • To act as a conduit between operations and engineering functions

  • To work to agreed parameters to ensure a successful outcome, including rigorous quality standards

  • To coach and mentor less experienced colleagues, sharing knowledge and experience to aid development


It is essential you have a good working knowledge of composite manufacturing processes, ideally with some exposure to composite work benches and material testing techniques. As an Industrialisation Engineer you’ll also have experience of:


  • Reading and interpret data from CAD models (ideally Catia V5) and BOMs

  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing considerations

  • DFM, SPC and PFMEA

  • Problem Solving and RCCA

  • Six Sigma & Lean Methodologies

  • Tooling plans and investigations

  • Instigating and managing change within engineering and manufacturing.


Joining the business as an Industrial Engineer, you’ll be given the opportunity to have a major impact on the development of next-generation products for the defence industry. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, the North Yorkshire location offers an enviable quality of life: there are good schools for your children, easy access to spectacular scenery, countryside, and coastline; whilst the amenities and attractions of the beautiful city of York are just a short drive away. If you are keen to advance your career in an advanced engineering environment this could be a very worthwhile career move!

If you’re interested in learning more, please use the Apply function and we can arrange an initial call to discuss the full job description and company details. Alternatively contact Jon Armstrong on 0161 641 0094 if you have any queries or are looking for roles in other engineering disciplines.