Project Manufacturing Engineer

Help us reduce environmental green house gases. Edwards are the world leader in abatement systems for the Semi-conductor industry. We work with clients the likes of Intel to reduce their green house gases that are produced when etching electronic chips. So, everything we do helps protect the environment.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Manufacturing Engineer to join Edwards abatement solutions in Clevedon. Working with like-minded engineers based at our centre of excellence just south of Bristol.


Mission –

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead, will own the timely completion of all manufacturing engineering deliverables for either new product implementation (NPI) projects or distributed manufacturing projects. Presenting manufacturing project status at PCP phase gate reviews.


Main Responsibilities

  • Complete risk assessments with key stakeholders to keep a safe and effective work environment.
  • Work with the PME lead to create and improve ME systems and process documentation. Knowledge of Business Management Systems to facilitate day to day work.
  • Confident with product manufacturing processes and working with manufacturing cell, including Sub-assembly, Final Assembly, Final Testing, Despatch.
  • Experienced in creating production work instructions, DFM, Make/buy, Capex, PFMEA. This is to aid in effective and efficient build process.
  • Project Management of improvement projects / activity. Own, plan, drive, and complete ME deliverables in readiness for NPI stage gate reviews, continuous improvement, or work transfer projects. Manage Risk, Schedule/time, and resourcing.
  • Continuous Improvement and implementation of major projects, knowledge of CI methodologies and operating systems, 5S, std work, VSM, kaizen, change management, TPM, SPC and Gauge R&R.
  • Use problem solving to perform root cause analysis and investigations (8D). Resolves issues as they arise from internal nonconformities, external FRACAS or HSE issues.


Experience & Skills

  • Manufacturing Engineering degree or minimum of 3 years relevant experience (essential).
  • Experience in participating continuous improvement projects including principles such as TPM, SMED, 5S, 8D problem solving, Kaizen, VSM and change management (essential).
  • Experienced in creating and maintaining manufacturing process documentation (essential).
  • NPI, PCP gate methodology and MRL including PFMEA, make / buy, DFM, build notes (essential).
  • Experienced in leading NPI initial build activities and training (essential).
  • Lead by example, demonstrating a compliance, quality first and safety mindset (essential).
  • Confident with working on own initiative, directing resource (essential).
  • Design for manufacture experience (essential).
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget (essential).


Why come to Edwards:

We offer so much than a job.

  • Job Sharing,
  • Flexibility on working hours,
  • Variable start and finish times,

Along with your salary you will be eligible for:

  • Bonus up to 7.5% bonus
  • 25 days holiday and your bank holidays
  • Cash health plan
  • Pension with a company contribution of up to 8%
  • Life Assurance of 4 x basic salary
  • Employee Referral scheme
  • Training, Learning and Development throughout
  • Thriving Wellbeing Program supporting physical health, mental wellbeing, social connectiveness and sense of purpose.
  • Support for formal qualifications and professional development
  • Recognition and Reward program
  • Some sponsored professional qualifications such as Chartered Engineer (CEng), CIPS, CIPD
  • Free parking
  • Fitness App, with streamer-able classes, discounted membership with some national gyms.
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Local Edwards clubs and social events



Diverse by nature and inclusive by choice

Bright ideas come from all of us. The more unique perspectives we embrace, the more innovative we are. Together we build a culture where difference is valued, and we share a deep sense of purpose and belonging.

Edwards Centre of Excellence for Exhaust Management Systems is situated in Clevedon, just south of Bristol. Edwards are a global organisation and part of the Atlas Copco group, which affords employees access to potential opportunities worldwide.


We are an environmental company saving the world and the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of exhaust management systems. Edwards solutions are necessary to manufacturing processes for semiconductors, flat panel displays, LEDs and solar.

The purpose-built Clevedon site has world class engineering, manufacturing, and laboratory facilities. Current construction of an enlargement to the facility is underway, and this will allow us to produce the latest technology to push the industry to higher heights and allow our customers to provide the electronic chips that are central to most electrical and electronic devices worldwide.

To support our growing business Edwards has open vacancies for Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Development Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Buyers, Customer Support Engineers and many more. Check out the Edwards website at


We are open to both Full Time and Part Time applicants.

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