We are looking for a Manufacturing Process Engineer to join our team

How do you feel on a Monday morning? Energised and ready to make a difference? Keen to work with a friendly and motivated team? Want to feel valued and rewarded for your hard work and dedication? If you like the sound of this then please read on….


Insensys (Intelligent Sensing Systems) is a privately owned global leading supplier of fibre optic measurement systems. We supply strain measurement systems to many leading Wind Turbine manufacturers, as well as customising core technology for applications in Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Marine and other markets. Insensys is based in Fareham, employing approximately 50 people. We design and manufacture on site, and deliver systems to our customers in Europe, Asia and the US. Our company has grown rapidly in the past 18 months and continues to expand in all areas. We are passionate about what we do, and we pride ourselves on creating a positive environment for our employees to work.

Summary of Role:

A Manufacturing Process Engineering role to define and support how our products will be manufactured and assembled. Responsible for implementation of production processes and procedures, new product introduction and manufacturing process improvements aimed at reducing waste, improving quality and safety, and reducing operating costs. Responsible for ensuring all manufacturing data is correct through liaison with the engineering and sales teams prior to use.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify manufacturing requirements for new products
  • Design new systems and processes, facilities & methods to ensure the cost-effective integration of new products and the improvement of existing ones
  • Responsible for maintenance of engineering data (Parts Management, BoMs, routings, specifications, test requirements etc.)
  • Responsible for interface with the engineering and sales teams to ensure all product and test system data is correct ahead of manufacture
  • Responsible for development and maintenance of shop floor software systems
  • Assist with shop floor layout and production process designs
  • Design fixtures and tooling for assembly tasks
  • Generate production documentation such as assembly instructions
  • Provide training to technicians and other staff as necessary
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analysing, planning and optimising work-flow, space requirements and equipment layout
  • Carry out PFMEAs (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis), compile process documentation and implement improvements eg. Poka Yoke where possible to prevent errors
  • Investigate production and process issues providing technical support and training

Qualifications and experience:

  • Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree
  • Ability to independently determine best approach to assigned tasks and manage workload
  • Understanding manufacturing processes, engineering, scientific and other technical information
  • Strong problem-solving skills and logical approach, excellent attention to detail
  • Understanding and implementing manufacturing best practice, for example lean manufacturing, Poka Yoke, PFMEA processes
  • Understanding of Health and Safety practices
  • 2D, 3D CAD experience
  • Ability to train teams at all levels
  • Experience of SQL databases
  • Experience of LabVIEW (ideal)/other programming languages



  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Self-motivated and ability to liaise with others to get the job done
  • Passionate about your chosen subject area
  • Team player
  • Adaptability
  • Honest and high integrity
  • Professional attitude

 Core Values

We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees in a safe working environment. We value an environment of mutual trust and confidence with fair pay and benefits, along with, wherever possible, an opportunity for self-improvement and advancement. We are committed to creating an atmosphere that encourages employees to treat one another fairly and with dignity and respect.



  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Private medical cover
  • Enhanced Workplace pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Christmas shutdown

 Health & Safety responsibilities

All Employees are responsible for:

Ensure a firm understanding of, and compliance with, the documented controls and processes, including all QHSE Procedures, Risk Assessments and COSHH Assessments, developed to reduce the likelihood of harm to people, property and the environment to as low a level as is reasonably practicable.

Actively contribute to the progressive improvement of all documented controls and processes, including the QHSE Procedures, Risk Assessments and COSHH Assessments, developed to reduce the likelihood of harm to people, property and the environment to as low a level as is reasonably practicable

Take personal and legal responsibility for your own Health and Safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or don’t do.

Actively intervene in any unsafe act or condition that may be identified.

Co-operate with the Management Team so far as is necessary to ensure that the requirements defined by the Integrated QHSE Management System are performed or complied with.

Ensuring that any PPE issued or made available for use is used, maintained correctly and any loss or damage is minimised.

Immediately reporting any unsafe or potentially unsafe acts or conditions to your Supervisor or any member of the Management Team.

Actively reporting any errors, omissions or potential improvements identified in the Health and Safety Management System and the associated controls or processes.

Comply with all Client QHSE controls, processes and other requirements on Client work sites.

Make sure you are aware of and understand these requirements, and also those of your colleagues and your managers.

If you would be interested in working with us, please send your CV to the Recruitment@insensys.com email address.