Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Nuneaton


Role Title

Manufacturing Engineering Technician


Leamington Spa


Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits on offer


We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Leamington Spa. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all Aurora plant production activities have full engineering support. To include - PRD (prototype), implementation of products to the manufacturing process and effectively maintain all current production related processes to a validated state and also any general day to day engineering as required.

Essential Job Functions

Ability to read, create and understand component & tool drawings, process the information to identify potential problems and modify accordingly for use.

Able to set, operate and program 4/5 Axis CNC Turning Centre, Can critically assess the suitability of cutting tool design and simple jigs and fixtures for their intended application, knowledge of machining spherical components and controlling tool and gauge design an advantage

Experience of TPM, 5s, Lean tools and problem solve using TQ tools, i.e. Pareto, 5 Why, RCA, etc

Has detailed working knowledge of CNC machines (Doosan Lynx / MX range preferred) and any other general manufacturing or production type equipment, like Lapping /Polishing.

Can confidently solve problems and work with little supervision,

Able to maintain accurate records according to business requirements

Understands the basic principles of KPI reporting & Validation protocols (IQ, OQ, PQ).

Understands the principles of metrology. Is capable of using standard equipment i.e. Micrometer, Vernier, etc. CMM & Roundness machines an advantage

Knowledge of UG CAD/CAM packages and Lapping / polishing would be advantageous


Experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role is required as a minimum

C&G time served or HND in an Engineering type discipline

Good Proven hands on engineering experience

Analytical/problem solving, hands on approach, previous working experience within CNC environments is required

Understanding of TPM and 5’s, CNC machines, Cam programming systems, ISO Clean room equipment, good computer & communication skills

About Us

Smith & Nephew is a diversified advanced medical technology business that supports healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries to improve the quality of life for their patients.

We have leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine and Trauma:

Orthopedics Reconstruction - joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shoulders

Advanced Wound Management - wound care treatment and prevention products used to treat hard to heal wounds

Sports Medicine - minimally invasive surgery of the joint

Trauma & Extremities - products that help repair broken bones

We have over 16,000 employees around the world. Annual sales in 2016 were more than $4.6 billion.

We are a constituent of the UK's FTSE100 and our shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange and through American Depository Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN) .


If you share our passion for pioneering innovation and can demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined, we would love to hear from you.

We continue to actively build an environment where every individual can fulfill their potential and be proud ambassadors for Smith & Nephew, our customers and their patients. We value the diversity of our people and welcome applications from everyone.

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