Manufacturing Engineer

Huxley Associates
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP634-1223

Huxley Associates

The Role

Near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


The Manufacturing Engineer/Reliability Engineer will be the lead person on product reliability to meet environmental, quality, regulatory, safety and cost objectives. Must have a Degree, a quality background and have working knowledge of FMEAs, 8-D approach, Kaizen, SPC.

The Reliability Engineer will proactively develop strategies and plans for robust design and implement quality and reliability in new and existing products, work on analyzing engineering and market product feedback, and provide technical support. The focus of this lead person will be on product reliability to meet environmental, quality, regulatory, safety and cost objectives commensurate with sustainability strategy.

Using robust and reliability design tools, develop new product strategies to meet and exceed market performance requirements and eliminate escapes
Report and analyze reliability KPI with regard to the HVAC products.
Lead and assist in the development of specifications, requirements, and test procedures to test and qualify individual components, systems, and
Devise, develop, and implement cost effective reliability testing procedures and test setup
Provide technical support to the customers, distribution, operations, and process personnel on long term reliability of products
Work towards continuous improvement of reliability of HVAC products through the application of effective reliability strategies, root cause
analysis and team based problem solving and sound engineering practice
Conduct 8D or similar approaches to troubleshoot potential issues and design methods to prevent similar issues


-Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering
-Manufacturing industry background (ideally automotive or HVAC)
-Minimum of 5-10 years experience in a Quality environment
-Strong experience of FMEA, 8D, SPC, Kaizen, Six Sigma
-Working knowledge of the regulatory environment and organizations, such, as, ASHRAE, ARI, HTRI, ASME, or similar international organizations.
-Team player with the ability to lead and work in a matrix environment.
-Demonstrated success in program management, attention to details, and multi tasking ability
-Knowledge of statistical and reliability analyses tools and software
-Strong written, presentation, and verbal communication skills

Experience of HVAC products
Middle East work experience

About the Company

Huxley Associates is an international recruitment consultancy that provides specialised contingency and retained recruitment solutions in the following sectors across the region.
• Accountancy and Finance
• Banking Technology
• Energy
• Engineering
• Global Markets
• Human Resources
• IT
• Legal
• Oil and Gas
• Sales and Marketing
• Supply Chain
• Telecommunications

Huxley Associates have enjoyed continuous growth over the past 16 years and have established a network of 16 offices around the world including Dubai, New York, London, Sydney, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Paris and Singapore. We are widely regarded as one the worlds leading executive recruitment consultancies offering unparalleled training, career progression and support to our consultants. This enables best in class service delivery across the marketplaces we focus upon.

Huxley is committed to developing long term business relationships in the MENA region and take pride in the provision of quality recruitment support to our clients. Firms driven by a need to attract the best candidates from the local and international community use us repeatedly to gain competitive advantage in the acquisition of hard to find skillsets across the MENA region.