Manufacturing Engineer

Deadline: 27th July 2023



Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer
Employment Status: Permanent
Line Manager: Value Stream Leader
Location: Shoreham-by-Sea
Standard Working Hours: 37.50 hours per week, Monday to Friday inclusive
Salary Range: £DOE
Holiday: 25 days + bank holidays
Benefits: Company Pension Scheme, Health Scheme (BUPA), Life Cover, EAP (employee assistance programme), Free Beverages, Discounted Gym Membership, Discounted Eyewear and Free Eye Test, Ride to Work Scheme, Electric Car Charging, Free Parking On-site.

We are currently recruiting a Manufacturing Engineer to join the Supply Chain department at our headquarters in Shoreham-By-Sea.

Over the last 13 years, Cox Powertrain have been on a mission to deliver a revolutionary new concept in ultra-lightweight diesel engines with their market revolutionising CXO300. Since 2007, Cox has successfully raised over £120 million of private investment, to bring the outboard from a dream to a reality. Having begun production in May 2020, the CXO300 is becoming hugely popular in the market and demand is on the rise.


  • Make improvements to current operations to enhance efficiency and process capability.
  • Drive the standardisation of processes and best practices.
  • Develop DFM, working closely with Design.
  • Preparation and release of Work Instructions detailing critical assembly operations and characteristics.
  • Maintain KPI targets in line with business strategy.
  • Assist in activities relating to new products, equipment, processes, and procedures.
  • Respond to and resolve equipment/tooling breakdowns.
  • Perform analysis of manufacturing defects / process failures to determine root cause & develop corrective actions.
  • Planning and organisation of maintenance activities.



  • HNC or above in Manufacturing, but other engineering sectors will be considered.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a production environment.
  • Sound knowledge of modern manufacturing methodologies and systems planning.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Experience using 2D & 3D CAD software.
  • Cross-functional business team environment experience preferred.
  • Proven ability to self-manage and deliver on time to budget.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills to build relationship internally and externally.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Reliable and flexible in their approach.


  • Previous experience working with an MES and DC Tooling would be advantageous, however not essential.
  • Machining skills such as Milling and Turning would be advantageous to help support maintenance and prototype tooling activities.

Why Cox Powertrain?

With a global reach of over 100 territories, you will be joining a business that puts innovation at the forefront of everything we do and aim to be leaders in our field. To achieve this, we are always on the lookout for new talent to join our team.

Join the team and be a part of revolutionising the marine industry