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Machine Shop Manager - Essex

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  • Sector:

    Mechanical, Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Allen

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 207 247 5747

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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JOB- Machine Shop Manager


TERM- Permanent

SALARY- Circa £40,000 per annum (Dependent on experience, please advise what you’re looking for)

My client are a leading supplier of varied technical equipment and machinery to different industries and they are looking to take on a Machine Shop Manager, on a permanent basis, in the Essex area.

The Machine Shop Manager will ideally have the following attributes:
  • HNC/ HND/ NVQ/ Degree qualified or similar in Engineering
  • Have previous experience working within a similar Machine Shop/ Engineering / Manufacturing environment
  • Excellent machining knowledge and experience – both metals and plastics
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent man-management skills
  • Be able to work well with colleagues in other departments
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Have a strong technical background
  • Be organised, efficient and driven
  • Be able to work well under pressure where fast turnaround times are needed
The Machine Shop Manager role will involve:
  • Reporting to the Operations Manager
  • Managing the machine shop day to day – high variety and low volume
  • Reviewing production orders and considering materials, processing and finishing requirements
  • Ensuring that staff have what they need to make the required parts
  • Allocating work to the team
  • Inspecting completed parts and ensuring they are in line with the relevant drawings
  • Managing the subcontracting of parts for external processing
  • Liaising with internal departments to ensure customer requirements are met (Technical & Drawing Office)
  • Organising both machine servicing and repairs
  • Being involved in the purchasing of materials, equipment and tooling
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.