Manufacturing Engineer in Ilfracombe, United Kingdom at Pall

Date Posted: 10/6/2019

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Job ID: LIF003948

About Us

Find what drives you on a team with a 70+ year history of being recognized for discovery, determination, and innovation.   As a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, Pall Corporation thrives on helping our customers protect people. Our portfolio is broad, so if your interests lie along the spectrum of Life Sciences to Industrial, you’ll find a rewarding role here.  Our career opportunities are as diverse as our products and they are all focused on creating better lives and a better planet.  At Pall, we believe that innovation is our legacy, our privilege, and our destiny. If that resonates with you, join us! 


Our Engineering department is looking forward to welcome a


Manufacturing Engineer

This is a unique opportunity to work for a large and dynamic global organisation.  In this role you will provide technical support to the Manufacturing business to ensure an efficient production process within quality critical areas of the factory including process, product and machinery. This is an exciting time for an engineer to join our team at PALL Ilfracombe. To be involved in an already successful business and to support growth.  We are open to welcome manufacturing engineers from various regulated industries, e.g. aerospace, automotive, life science, food & beverage.

Main tasks of the role:

  • Analytical ability within a manufacturing environment.

  • Participate in Operational Excellence activities including Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen events.

  • Support production lines in vital areas of the business producing quality critical product.

  • Technical assessment of production, equipment and processes.

  • Conduct investigations to resolve any internal and external issues

  • Create and complete corrective actions.

  • Maintain and create technical documentation such as Product Data Sheets, Training Instructions and Specifications pertaining to the area of expertise.

  • Define, justify and implement cost savings, and/or process and procedural enhancements.

  • Manage a budget for day to day running of your area of responsibility and capital approval processes for procuring new machinery.

  • Provide support to the manufacturing teams and lines.

  • Use knowledge and experience to complete validation techniques such as FAT, SAT, IQOQPQ


Other responsibilities:

  • Provide Engineering support and guidance to Production, Manufacturing technicians, Setters and the Maintenance department.

  • Financial/Budget Responsibility:

  • Raise Purchase Requisitions.

  • Advise on machinery or component costs, i.e. spare parts, new equipment and tooling. 

  • Supply and cost of consumables for Production machinery.

  • Identify and justify Capital Projects (CAPEX).

Job Requirements


To be successful in the role we need you to have:

  • Degree level experience in Manufacturing, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience working in a Manufacturing environment
  • Able to use Lean and Six Sigma techniques to complete process improvements.
  • Good analytical skills to help drive and measure improvements.
  • Able to demonstrate a broad experience of manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Able to participate in or lead teams in a multifunctional environment.
  • Must be dynamic, self-motivated, and able to work well alone and with a wide range of people within the business both internally and externally.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and be able to drive through improvements.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to present information concisely and effectively.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 2D Drawing Package.
  • Ability to read and understand wiring and pneumatic diagrams.
  • Familiar with personal computers and competent using MSExcel, MSWord, MSPowerpoint, MSProject and Minitab
  • Able to justify capital expenditure for improvements identified as well as PO’s for equipment, tooling or gauging etc.
  • Able to create FMEA’s and Risk assessments to form part of the change control process.

Interested? Join the PALL Team!

If you would like to explore this exciting opportunity further and find out more about our salary & benefits package, please do not hesitate to contact us!


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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