Junior Manufacturing Process Engineer

Joining a well-established, close-knit team, this is a demanding but exciting role with scope for development and progression.


Due to continued growth and expansion, Magnetic Shields Limited are currently recruiting for a new position of Junior Manufacturing Process Engineer  to join their established team. This is a demanding but exciting role with scope for development and progression.


Staplehurst, Kent
Circa £30,000 DOE
40hrs, Monday - Friday
Full time, Permanent
Generous benefits package

About Us

MSL are leading specialists in the manufacture of bespoke magnetic shielding. Having been established for over 65 years, our experience and expertise allows us to adapt to the changing market and provide high quality, complex shielding solutions for emerging applications. Our products have assisted in medical research, electric automotive, aerospace, high-end audio and many more electronic applications. We are proud to pave the way forward in new innovative products and applications thanks to our specialist teams here on-site at Staplehurst.

Our ability to design and manufacture bespoke products, including installation of fully commissioned magnetically shielded rooms, offers our customer high quality products to meet their specific needs. With an expanding customer base throughout UK, Europe, USA and Asia plus a full manufacturing facility on site, MSL is fully equipped with the latest technology enabling us to provide our customers with the highest level of service and quality. All our manufacturing processes (including heat treatment) are integrated in our production plant.


  • Competitive pay rates
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Quarterly staff bonus scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • 2x death in service cover
  • Competitive holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Training and development

Key Tasks/Duties of the Role

  • Helping production with technical assistance and problem-solving solutions
  • Helping to source and justify new machinery, aiding in the implementation into production and then monitoring the output as directed by the Manufacturing Process Engineer
  • Assisting with the review and improvement of production processes using Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement methods
  • Working closely with all departments on relevant improvement projects
  • Liasing with the Engineering/ Design departments and Workshop Manager to assist with the review of new products before they are released to production
  • Working with the Sales department to produce accurate production routings and aid the Quality department with the creation of accurate manufacturing documentation

Essential Skills

  • Minimum Bachelors degree qualification in relevant engineering field
  • 1-2 years transferable experience wihin a manufacturing environment (experience in introducing or working with the introduction of new processes and products)
  • Excellent communication skills - able to work with both staff and management levels
  • Pro-active hands-on problem solver
  • Good project management skills, organising and planning proficient
  • Highly IT proficient, must be experienced in Excel, Word and the use of MRP systems
  • Experience of creating manufacturing documentation, i.e.: SOP's

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in sheet metal or deep drawing processes
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and Lean manufacturing methods
  • Experience of low-mid volume batch manufacturing
  • Experience in sourcing and justifying capital equipment
  • Experience in trouble-shooting technical process issues relating to internal/ external quality concerns
  • Experience of working within ISO9001 quality systems, 5S or Six Sigma
We acknowledge that the most valuable aspect of business, is the people, and we are looking to recruit the next generation of our workforce!

We will invest in your success, is it time for you to join our team and start your journey?
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