manufacturing engineering manager in stafford

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£ 50,000 per year
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stafford, staffordshire
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£ 50,000 per year
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01489 560 124
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job description

Manufacturing Engineering Manager required on a permanent basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Do you have a background strategically leading and controlling the development of manufacturing / machining operations? Have you got experience of working in a fast paced environment? If you are seeking an exciting technical challenge then this is the role for you!

As the manufacturing engineering manager you will have the exciting opportunity to lead & develop the Manufacturing Engineering Machining team to deliver projects and assignments that will make significant contributions to a leading global business.

This is a leadership level role within the Technical Services organisation. The successful candidate will have experience of leading a team of manufacturing engineers, will be a recognised expert in manufacturing & machining processes and will have significant experience of managing new products into existing manufacturing process streams, new process justification and implementation of process & equipment improvements from design concept through to implementation.

Other responsibilities include supervising Manufacturing Engineering and support functions in the continuous improvement of current manufacturing processes, machines, equipment, tooling, work standards, gauge planning, facility layout and area allocations to provide the most efficient and economical manufacturing of quality products; training & development of manufacturing engineering team members to industry recognised standards, managing manufacturing processes, tooling, gauging and equipment to economically produce product components.

The holder of this position will also ensure safe working practices are employed during all manufacturing engineering activities, manage regulatory compliance, creating & maintaining manufacturing engineering procedures & ensuring key competences are met, representing Technical Services in key forums (quality reviews, production meetings, project teams, task force activities) with stakeholders.

Whats in it for you?

* Competitive salary between £50,000 - £60,000 depending on experience
* 25 days annual leave,
* Very healthy bonus scheme,
* £6960 Car Allowance,
* Childcare vouchers,
* Contributory Pension Scheme - The company will double your contribution up to 10%
* Contributory share scheme - The company will match your contribution by 50%

Key responsibilities:

* Ensuring optimum use of equipment and space in support of changing production requirements.
* Coordinating release dates and availability of machines, equipment and material schedules to satisfy demand.
* Directly working with other teams and suppliers, requires that the successful candidate demonstrates skill in negotiation, building consensus and achieving compromise to agree project deliverables and milestones.
* Representing their function in key forums such as Design Reviews.
* Evaluating and promoting new manufacturing processes.
* Establishing standards and working with other teams to resolve problems related to process, tooling & equipment.
* Working jointly with marketing, engineering and customer services areas on concurrent product and process designs to ensure products and processes are of robust design and support economical production.
* Providing project management support for major systems and equipment installations.
* Managing new product introduction programs including coordination of product design, component processing, and financial management to assure customer expectations are met whilst achieving functional and cost targets.
* Adhering to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics and affirmative action.
* Identifying & implementing training, development and motivation for a staff capable of completing objectives and implementing cost reduction projects, ensuring concurrent product and process design and meeting the requirements of the manufacturing process.
* Active involvement in decision making processes.
* Evaluating products and processes; performing needs analysis and initiating ideas.
* Supporting and advising other engineers, managers, and customers.
* Contribute to the identification, analysis, and resolution of any issues and clearly communicate technical information to process partners.
* Perform analysis and initiate ideas using complex technical data.
* Develop and maintain a keen understanding of internal and external customers' needs.

Experience required:

* A self-starter with strong technical leadership skills.
* An Engineering, Technical or Science degree or relevant proven experience.
* Applicants MUST have extensive experience machining and manufacturing processes gained whilst working for an industrial or manufacturing organisation.
* Proven Leadership Experience
* Excellent Analytical skills, able to interpret complex technical date and make recommendations.
* A practical understanding of failure analysis, problem solving, and product and process definition.
* Ability to communicate technical information effectively at all levels within the business, as well as with customers & suppliers
* Decision making ability.
* MS Excel and MS Project skills

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





educational requirements

automotive engineering