Manufacturing Engineer



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer!!!

Location: Reading UK

Job ID: 20967


We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team here in Reading.


Are you someone who is self motivated able to work independently and is a good team player?

If this sounds like you keep on reading!



Who are we? 


HID powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 



As our Manufacturing Engineer, you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  • Support Operations with current product portfolio, product ionization, build efficiencies and test plans, whilst also working with NPI products being introduced through the gate system.
  • Ensure excisting tooling and factory aids are optimized.
  • Design new tooling and ways or working to incourage CIP and efficiencies within product build cycle.
  • Champion manufacturing improvements internally and via our sub-contractors.
  • Prepare documentation and manage engineering documents and tooling for turnkey out-sourcing.
  • Prepare and present manufacturing data, throughput, test yield to management, subcontractors, suppliers, and customers.
  • Measure, complete, anaylize and report internal and external manufacturing issues and metrics.
  • Drive cost cutting exercises.
    • Through best practice build and execution.
    • Design optomisation.
    • Tooling and automation improvements.
    • Business case evaluation, for improvements.


What we will love about your background:


  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.
  • Oracal experience is preferred.
  • Hilex usage is preferred.
  • GPS usage is preferred.



Your Experience and Education include:


  • Ideally Degree qualified with and engineering degree / business degree.
  • Essential  to have at least 2-3 years working in a manufacturing environment working with internal and external manufacturing.
  • Having worked in a subcontracting environment will be a distict advantage.



Why apply? 


  • Empowerment:You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes.If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.
  • Innovation:You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers.
  • Integrity:You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.




We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.


Reading, ENG, GB, RG6 1AZ

Production & Skilled Trades
Travel Required: 11%-30%
Mid-senior level