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Production Engineering Manager

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    £45000 per annum

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    Matthew Andrews

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    +44 (0)118 902 8800

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    26 days ago

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JOB- Production Engineering Manager
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £45,000 plus other benefits

My client is looking for a Production Engineering Manager to join a market leading manufacturer in low volume – high variety range of products on a permanent basis in the Bristol area

The Production Engineering Manager will ideally have the following attributes:

  • HND Qualified in Mechanical or Production Engineering or 10 Years work-based experience
  • Quick thinking, methodical Engineer to lead the Production Engineering team
  • Energetic individual looking to consistently deliver quality work under pressure with a meticulous approach to quality
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the business
  • Experience within Lean Manufacturing
  • Strong knowledge of 2D & 3D CAD (preferably Solidworks)
  • Ability to coach and mentor
  • Keen problem solver with a focus on detail and leadership
The Production Engineering Manager role will involve:

  • Generate a monthly Engineering Report, documenting all KPIs, project progress, key challenges and workload lookahead
  • Drive functional excellence within the tooling design and production engineering teams
  • Drive validation plans to ensure robust and comprehensive technical solutions
  • Developing jigs and fixtures and tooling for product manufacture and R&D testing
  • To design, prove, implement and maintain production tooling through both the NPD and re-design of existing tooling to deliver product on time, to quality and cost requirements
  • Manage the Engineering team day-today and with individually set objectives, performance reviews, training matrices and ensure Company records are maintained in a timely manner accordingly
  • Responsible for departmental budget, achieving budget by controlling costs
  • Good knowledge of Problem-solving techniques RCA tools such as Process FMEA, 8D & control plans
  • Drive continuous improvement activities in quality, cycle times, process improvements and machine availability through lean techniques and value engineering to enhance the capability of existing processes and remove waste
  • Provide technical manufacturing input to new product developments to aid their smooth introduction into production
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.
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