Manufacturing Engineer Job at Sartorius Stedim Biotech in Portsmouth

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer with a mechanical or electrical background needed. Based in Portsmouth.

Join the business that is going places! We are expanding and we have a position for a manufacturing engineer at our site in Portsmouth.

Here we design and manufacture chromatography systems and columns, used by pharma and biotech clients in the UK and globally. Your role will be to work within a team of engineers on skids production. This is electro-mechanical equipment, so you could be coming from either mechanical or electrical background. It is important that you have an interest in continuous improvements.

We are currently based in Portsmouth and we will move to bigger premises in Havant soon.

What you will accomplish together with us:
Liaising with internal departments and external customers | suppliers

Developing and implementing sound manufacturing methods covering all processes from supply chain through configuration, commissioning and packing

Improving efficiency of production using best practice methods

Solving manufacturing issues by providing guidance and prioritisation

Performing root cause analysis and implementing solutions such as jigs and fixtures, process change or design change

Developing maintaining and improving manufacturing documentation

Generate FMEA analysis as required

Supporting installation | service requirements

What will convince us:
A degree or HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or other similar engineering discipline or equivalent

Substantial experience in manufacturing engineering or electromechanical assemblies

Successful implementation of lean manufacturing technologies

Successful in NPI from design to delivery to production

Excellent manufacturing engineering and process development skills

Experience of the design of jigs and fixtures for manufacturing

Experience of developing and maintaining manufacturing documentation

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Sound understanding of engineering principles and Design for Manufacture

Very self-motivated

Capable of influencing others

Strong commercial awareness

Team player

Strong problem-solving skills, motivated by continuous improvements

In order to commence working with us, the successful candidate will need the right to work in the UK.

What we offer

Sartorius’ ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Nearly 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:

Opportunity for international career development: a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths

Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration

Strong values: sustainability, openness, enjoyment

Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025.

We look forward to receiving your application.


We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

Further insights into our world of work can be found here.

About Company

Company: Sartorius Stedim Biotech

Company Location:  Portsmouth

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

About Sartorius Stedim Biotech