Manufacturing Engineer (Timings Lead) – Willerby – Kingston upon Hull


Process Engineer, Hull

Willerby – it’s our name and is a core component of who we are. We’re so proud of our legacy and to have grown from manufacturing in a tiny village nearby to our sprawling 90-acre site in Hull today. Our goal has always been and always will be dedication to detail and creating a quality product.

In our seventy-fifth year, Willerby has been the UK’s largest manufacturer of holiday homes and lodges. We love designing practical and beautiful homes for parks not only in the UK but also across the world.

A vacancy has arisen for a Process Engineer to join us and drive our process improvement, establishing cycle times, training processes and the introduction of new products.

A little more about the role

The role is the lead engineer for production timings and provides integral support to our production lines in both a proactive and reactive manner in reducing quality defects and process inefficiencies where possible.

Key responsibilities include

Identify opportunities for continuous improvement by reviewing production processes and tooling to identify and implement processes that will reduce cycle times, process variation, defects, set up times, lead times, inventory, or costs.

Ensure the effective application of work measurement methodologies to establish production cycle times

Assist the Head of Process Engineering with project planning and deployment across the business

Support production managers, supervisors and chargehands on process related production issues.

Support the introduction of new products to production identifying any opportunities for improvement.

Justify the return on any investments delivering an easily measurable ROI on each project or capital investment.

About You

You will have excellent IT skills, proficient in the use of Excel, VBA coding and Macros.

Experience using PMTS (preferably Basic MOST).

Ideally, you may have achieved a qualification at degree level within a Manufacturing/Engineering discipline.  

You will also be keen to maintain and update your own professional development and technical knowledge.

It is essential that you are able to communicate and influence effectively, building successful working relationships with a range of stakeholders.

It would be a distinct advantage if you have an understanding of Lean Techniques, such as 8 Wastes, and have experience of production line optimisation.

What Willerby can offer you

While this is a full-time role, the condensed working hours in line with our production schedules mean that you can start your weekend early with a shorter working day on Fridays.

You can expect a competitive starting salary and a range of other benefits including life assurance, 25 days annual leave in addition to public holidays and a 6% employer contribution pension.

You’ll also get the option to join a Private Health Scheme.

As a valued employee, you’ll also be entitled to a host of other free benefits available to you and family members throughout the year, from tickets to theme parks and the theatre to drive in cinema experiences.

Read more…

To apply for this job please visit

Share this job: