Job Title:  Manufacturing Engineer


Stansted, ESS, GB, CM241RB

Business Unit:  Maintenance & Repair Europe
Posting Date:  Sep 19, 2023
Job Description: 

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.


AMETEK is well positioned in highly competitive market segments, each with compelling growth characteristics. We expect continued business growth through the execution of our four key strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, New Products, and Global & Market Expansion. Supporting those strategies are 18,000 associates employed across 30 countries.


At AMETEK, we are committed to a corporate culture that values diversity and fosters a work environment that enables colleagues to develop meaningful and rewarding careers. We consider ourselves responsible corporate citizens and are committed to operating our facilities in an environmentally responsible manner. We also are sensitive to the needs of our communities, and, as a company, support programs that help those communities meet their health, education and social needs.


AMETEK is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AME) and a component of the S&P 500.


AEM Limited has been Europe's leading independent overhaul and repair facility for more than 60 years. The company has a solid reputation in the aerospace industry for providing a broad range of services to international and regional airlines, helicopter operators and airframe manufacturers. Conducting business from three sites in the United Kingdom, AEM offers specialist services for in excess of 5,000 components over a variety of aircraft systems with capabilities covering aircraft windings, electrical power, hydraulic components, landing gear and safety equipment. In 2007 AEM Limited was acquired by AMETEK Inc, a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices as a unit within AMETEK MRO’s Aerospace and Defense Division, a recognized global provider of third-party MRO services to commercial, regional and general aviation customers as well as military, helicopter and business jet markets.


Job Purpose

Determine the repair & overhaul processes required to achieve workshop goals according to product specification.

Work with operations to identify issues and opportunities with product and performance; recommends solutions or enhancements.

Plans and designs methods to improve efficiency, trains employees on new processes and methods.

Improve equipment availability and capability by utilizing continuous improvement tools and working cross functionally.

Defines workshop standard working methods.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake technical evaluation of the repair and overhaul of aircraft components and associated systems to deliver engineering solutions to the workshop
  • Reverse engineering of component assembly supporting New Product Development (NPD) projects
  • Design and/or upgrade of workshop tooling and equipment within budget capable of meeting component test specification parameters.
  • Create and write workshop SOPs for workshop employee guidance translated from component maintenance manuals
  • Lead and/or support New Product Development (NPD) projects to deliver on time to budget further component capability for the business
  • Offer technical support, in the event of equipment breakdown and fault-finding support to the maintenance team and shop floor
  • Workstation design including improved layouts for safety, quality, and efficiencies. Supporting 5S practices
  • Using industrial engineering methods to identify process standard hours and opportunities for improvement
  • Leverage extensive knowledge to identify and resolve quality issues in a timely manner.
  • Focus on continual development and implementation of lean management processes and operational excellence to further enhance workshop efficiencies using root cause analysis when required



  • Proven relevant experience; experience of ERP, equipment, tooling, workstation design


Qualifications & Competencies

  • Good knowledge of safe working practices (e.g. LOTO, working on live equipment) and associated EHS requirements
  • Experience of investigating performance and quality issues using Lean and Continuous Improvement methodologies; can anticipate problems before they arise.
  • Understands the importance of following instructions closely, completing compliance documentation accurately and knows when to escalate issues appropriately.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken), able to build relationship at all levels, communicate technical information to different audiences and navigate cultural differences.
  • Good organisation skills with a good eye for detail, able to manage own workload to meet deadlines, even in a fast-paced and changeable environment.
  • Proactive team player, methodical in approach to work, able to streamline processes.
  • Good Knowledge of assembly and inspection techniques
  • Good IT skills across MS Office and CAD, able to learn other company systems quickly

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.