Manufacturing Engineering Manager

We are looking for an ambitious Manufacturing Manager / Head of Manufacturing Engineer to join a high technology company developing complex capital equipment for the industrial printing industry. It is a fantastic time to be joining this Cambridge based organisation -already growing strongly, they have ambitious plans for further expansion which will offer significant career progression opportunities. The Manufacturing Manager will oversee and challenge the existing manufacturing processes and procedures, helping the company become a leader in modern manufacturing methods, techniques, policies and procedures. To do this you will need a background in the manufacture of capital equipment, skilled in implementing improvements including improvements on time delivery, optimising product and production processes to reduce total

Responsibilities of Manufacturing Manager
• Lead, manage and develop the Manufacturing Engineering Team to deliver effective Production & Process Engineering services

• Working closely with development to introduce new product and feedback product improvements into existing products and development projects. This is a cross-functional role leading manufacturing product improvements across the business and developing production processes to continually improve the business performance and drive down manufacturing costs.
• Plan and develop departmental processes, management processes, promoting behaviour and skills in line with lean management and continuous improvement principles.

Requirements
• Previous experience working as Manufacturing Manager or Head of Manufacturing for a capital equipment manufacturing company
• HNC/Degree Manufacturing/Engineering qualification
• Strong knowledge of Manufacturing tools and techniques (Lean, Six Sigma, 8D, Design for Manufacturing, DFM, ECN, CARs)
• Good knowledge of Continuous Improvement.
• Strong Microsoft Office skills especially Excel

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 11406
  • Salary: £55000 - £70000
  • Consultant Name: Adam Mayne
  •   Cambridge
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