Job Description

Renishaw’s CMM & Gauging Products Division is currently recruiting a Manufacturing Systems Engineer to support our end user customers, integrators and subsidiary installation teams.

Based at our global head office in Wotton under Edge, the successful candidate will collaborate with our sales and design teams to ensure all parties in Renishaw's customer chain are enabled to fully utilise our range of inspection equipment within their respective manufacturing processes. We are seeing increasing demand for custom automated manufacturing solutions for large scale global accounts that require a comprehensive understanding of systems and compliance requirements – The successful candidate will support both the existing portfolio of CMM installations and the creation of custom manufacturing solutions to suit the specific needs of each customer. This will include .


  • Support the design, development and delivery of integrated and automated metrology solutions in high end manufacturing facilities (such as automated loading systems and designing metrology room layouts)

  • Advise and consult with customer representatives on the design of safe systems in compliance with the machinery directive 2006/42/EC.

  • Contribute and develop design risk assessments to ISO12100.

  • Development of PFMEAs / MFMEAs to support a thorough approach to design robustness and system recovery, along with support for all supplementary manufacturing documentation.

  • The role will require occasional travel to suppliers, other Renishaw offices and customer sites.

Key requirements

  • Degree qualified (or equivalent experience) in a relevant engineering discipline.

  • Good understanding of electromechanical systems and electronics.

  • Awareness of drawing standards and technical file structures required for CE sign off.

  • Understanding of ISO13849, ISO62061 and EN61010.

  • Good understanding of PLC & HMI programming and have a good appreciation of various fieldbus and industrial Ethernet protocols.

Desirable requirements

  • Experience of design, installation and commissioning of automated systems in manufacturing. 

  • Project management and the ability to effectively chair sessions with team members to plan an efficient route to delivery.

  • CAD experience will be beneficial.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6370 Manufacturing Systems Engineer (Open)


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