We are looking for an ambitious Manufacturing Manager / Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join a high technology company developing complex capital equipment. 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.
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. You will also work closely with the R&D Engineering team to introduce new products to manufacturing (NPI) and provide feedback for improvements to existing products and development projects.
You will plan and develop departmental and management processes, promoting behaviour and skills in line with lean manufacturing management and continuous improvement principles.
To provide technical support to supply chain programmes focusing on outsourcing and reducing product costs, improving product reliability, whilst improving the build time and Right First Time (Quality) rates for parts/assemblies used by the business.
Implement best practice using industry standard tools. (8D, Design For Manufacture, ECN, CARs)
To lead investigations into part/assembly failures or non-conformance, identifying root causes and provide resolution management.
To promote a strong culture of H&S and ensure all areas comply both internally and externally.
Requirements for Manufacturing Manager
Previous experience working as Senior Manufacturing Engineer / Manufacturing Manager or Production Engineer / Production Manager for a manufacturing company producing high value electro-mechanical capital equipment
HNC/Degree in Production Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Expertise in process improvement techniques and methodologies including project management experience.