Manufacturing Engineer (Fixed Term Contract)

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Manufacturing Engineer (Fixed Term Contract) – Job Ref: 22N/MAEN

Randox Laboratories is a global diagnostics company headquartered in Northern Ireland. We employ more than 2500 staff globally and have a presence in over 145 countries. Recently we have processed over 20 million COVID 19 tests for the British Government as part of the National COVID Testing Programme. We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to assist with the design, development, application, and maintenance of manufacturing procedures and processes for engineering products and projects. This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

The role:

  • Design, development, and maintenance of manufacturing procedures and processes.
  • Design of manufacturing systems and facilities.
  • Providing feedback to the Engineering Department on design issues relating to the manufacturability of engineering products.
  • Monitoring and ensuring adherence to manufacturing procedures.
  • Assisting in setting up and coordination of effective manufacturing teams.
  • Assisting in the coordination of supply chains.
  • Trouble shooting technical problems that arise in the manufacturing process.
  • Maintaining awareness of new systems and technologies that could be beneficial in manufacturing.

The Candidate:

  • Degree / HND in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, or relevant engineering discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Possess a hands-on approach and practical engineering skills.


  • Have experience with CAD Systems / 3D solid modelling.
  • Experience of manufacturing electromechanical assemblies.
  • Experience of Six Sigma, the 5 S’s approach to manufacturing, General “Good Manufacturing Practice” protocols and T.P.M.

About Randox:

An international company operating in over 145 countries that continues to have unparalleled growth, Randox Laboratories has been the heartbeat of the UK’s National COVID Testing Programme throughout the pandemic.   In early 2020 Randox recognised the threat from COVID-19 and, based on over 40 years of diagnostic experience, quickly developed a test to accurately identify the virus.  Testing at scale commenced within weeks to support the UK’s National Testing Programme and private clients alike.  Through the enormous effort and commitment of its staff Randox is currently operating at a capacity of 180,000 COVID-19 samples per day, making it the most productive laboratory in the UK and Ireland and amongst the very largest in Europe.

Additionally, as a world leader in diagnostics for clinical healthcare, toxicology and food security, our expertise and product portfolio have assisted laboratories across the world in improving health and saving lives. Our global success is a result of our pioneering products and the commitment & skill of our workforce, which continue to grow exponentially.

Central to the Randox ethos is our drive and determination to improve healthcare worldwide and every one of our talented staff play a role in this. In order to serve our growing international markets, we require high calibre applicants with scientific, engineering, software, and broader business skills – including sales, marketing, logistics, finance and many more.  Join the Randox team and play your part in improving the health of millions.

Randox Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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