Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United Kingdom

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Llay Wrexham has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer.

  • Full Time Permanent Contract
  • 39 hours per week.
  • Job location: Llay, Wrexham, LL12 0PB.
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

To support all aspects of Manufacturing Engineering within the Wrexham Business.

Perks and Benefits

  • A company culture that promotes work life balance
  • Access to mental health support
  • Business performance related bonus
  • Career development opportunities
  • Commitment to continued learning and development
  • Perkbox - includes monthly treats and discounts from selected restaurants, cinemas, shops etc
  • Long Service Awards
  • Enhanced Holiday Entitlement based on length of service
  • Free parking

Essential Responsibilities

  • Continuous improvement of All ME Production and Assembly processes
  • Produce SOP’s to support Production processes
  • Provides programme update reports on achievement, forecast out turn, issues, risks and customer feedback
  • Development and application of tooling and assembly methods
  • Interface with other offices and manufacturing facilities, the senior management team, partners and customers for engineering related tasks
  • Participates in company engineering development strategy
  • Developing and supporting best practices
  • Supporting investigations and practical problem solving exercise
  • Improving processes to reduce non value added activity while ensuring safety and product quality
  • Working on multiple Manufacturing Engineering Projects to improve Quality, Cost and Delivery
  • Working with new and existing vendors to reduce cost on tooling
  • Working within CAD to produce solutions and design for ME activities
  • Supporting the development of the lean culture
  • Ensuring all processes and tooling adhere to the site Health and Safety strategy
  • 3D Model and Engineering Drawing generation

Position Requirements


  • HNC HND or Degree in a Relevant Engineering Discipline


  • Over 5 years Manufacturing Engineering experience with a firm understanding of Aerospace product industrialisation

Key Competencies:

  • Computer literate (MS Office, MS Project, MRP systems).
  • knowledge of Multi-discipline Engineering fundamentals
  • knowledge of multi-discipline engineering practices, processes and procedures
  • knowledge of aerospace materials and standard hardware
  • Communication
  • Team working

Other skills/Abilities


  • SOP development and creation
  • CATIA V5 experience beneficial
  • Good knowledge of CNC Machining
  • Good Knowledge of Assembly Methods and Tooling
  • All round basic knowledge of CNC Machines and controls
  • Tooling and Fixturing knowledge

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan, we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

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