Current Vacancy

Job Title:

Manufacture Engineer


FGP Systems



Job Description:

FGP Systems are currently recruiting for a Manufacture Engineer

Location: Cumberland Drive, Offices

Hours – 39 hours per week Monday to Thursday 7.30am until 5.00pm and Fridays 7.30am until 12.30pm



To work within the engineering team engineering products offline. Supporting the manufacture of precision products for both internal and external customers. Being part of a progressing company striving to develop its processes and practices to a higher standard while utilising some of the latest machinery in manufacturing our futures.



Reports directly to the Engineering Director.


The responsibilities of the Manufacture Engineer will include the following:

  • Utilising the current CAM system (MasterCam2018) to produce part programs for manufacture.
  • Team communication – work load /projects
  • 2D/3D drafting (Catia/Mastercam)
  • Write technical Manufacturing Instructions (set up sheets)
  • Allocate set and run times to method
  • Advise purchasing department of tooling required
  • Estimate run times by making the necessary calculations based on material and cutting data (RFQ) sales feedback
  • Report writing
  • Prove new work either independently or with other team members
  • Update machine tool paths to ensure the best practice
  • Make process amendments when necessary
  • Contact customers with any drawing queries
  • Use MRP systems on a daily basis
  • Supporting other group companies when required


Successful candidates will have the following skills and experience:

 Previous offline programming experience (Catia/MasterCam)

Ability to create programs for Turning (Turn/Mill) and Milling (3axis/4axis/5axis) machines

Design manufacturing fixtures and produce fixtures

Worked within a precision engineering environment

Experienced in all types of machining techniques ranging from manual to CNC machining

Highly analytical with excellent attention to detail

Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload

Credible and confident communicator (written and verbal)

HNC in relevant discipline or higher (desirable)

CAD/CAM System Supplier training (desirable)


To apply please submit an application form and covering letter to FGP’s HR Department no later than Friday 8th November

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