Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor

Arrotek Medical is a medical device engineering company offering a range of development and manufacturing services from initial design assessment, through to the provision of sterile finished product for the European and US medical device market. We strive to provide employees the opportunity to work in a competitive, growing and dynamic environment, for career development and employee wellness through providing a competitive employee package. For further information on Arrotek Medical, visit

We are currently recruiting for the position of Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor.


The responsibilities for this position will include the following:

  • Work with Production Manager to establish targets and objectives for the Manufacturing Engineering team.
  • Assume leadership role in developing, evaluating, and improving manufacturing methods.
  • Initiate process and product improvements initiatives for efficiency of resources within the production department.
  • Motivate, engage, support and lead a team of direct reports.
  • Make decisions and provide direction to the team of direct reports.
  • To liaise with relevant internal stakeholders to develop projects, processes, and procedures to improve customer satisfaction, efficiency, profitability, and compliance within the wider production department.
  • Work diligently with the Engineering and Quality departments to develop mechanisms that will improve quality, provide realistic schedules, standardize processes and reduce costs.
  • Ensure effective product/ process evaluation and associated record keeping is maintained throughout the process. Product/process evaluation and associated record keeping.
  • Required to support manufacturing in the following issues:
    •  Major customer complaints.
    • Critical failures – line down situations.
    • Validations.
  • Communication with Customers/Project Managers regarding project progression.
  • Resource for colleagues with less experience.
  • Product and process continuous improvement activities:
    • Leading Lean and Kaizen process improvement initiatives.
    • Contributing to process improvement through the use of quality tools and measurements.
  • Adhere to company Health & Safety requirements.
  • Other such duties as may be assigned from time to time by their Manager.

Person Specification

Candidates likely to be called for interview will have most or all of the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or similar related discipline is essential.
  • 5 years plus experience in similar role is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal, team building, communication, people management and leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both in verbal and writing.
  • Experience of working in a medical device environment would be an advantage
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and bring to successful conclusions.
  • Ability to problem solve, make and carry out decisions affecting the Production Department and direct reports.
  • Knowledge of a high-end CAD System, Ideally Solidworks.
  • Ability to work to strict international regulations regarding medical devices.
  • Requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes and projects.
  • A dynamic team player and leader and who can work effectively and proactively on a cross-functional team.
  • A good understanding of Lean Principles.

Position Details

This is a full-time position on a Permanent contract with a view to starting as soon as possible.


Interested applicants should submit their up to date CV and Cover Letter to [email protected]. All applications will be treated in strict confidence.


Arrotek Medical is an equal opportunities employer.

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