Die Cast Manager

Recruiter
Omega Resource Group
Location
Swindon
Salary
£40000 - £47000/annum
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Die Casting Engineering Manager
A unique and interesting opportunity has become available working with an important Automotive Manufacturing company who are globally recognised as being at the forefront of their field based in Swindon, Wiltshire.
As Die Casting Engineering Manager you will be based within the Aluminium Engine Casting Department overseeing part of the world class manufacturing facilities, where the manufacturing of both petrol and diesel range of engines takes place.
As Die Casting Engineering Manager you will be reporting to the Casting and Machining Department Manager - responsible for a team of eight Engineers who oversee a wider production team.
This role may require occasional travel globally for up to two weeks at a time, this is a rare occurrence but flexibility is required to accommodate business needs when necessary.
Main responsibilities:
*Managing Quality, delivery and cost function in both High & Low pressure Die-casting area
*Managing proactive engineering related to process and products
*Managing the tooling/ die and equipment issues to counter the longer term technical issues
*Setting short term to daily direction for production and engineering staff and ensuring tasks completion
*Controlling New Model and business planning activities
*Preparing medium to long term die casting plan and spend controls
*Co-ordinating activity between projects and production departments to support New Model investigations, quality maturation and trial builds
*Creating and following up activity plans related to try builds and tests
*Leading permanent technical improvement
*Maintaining communications with other plants, technical exchanges with Honda Engineering management groups
Background Requirements:
*Educated to degree level in casting/ metallurgy
*Strong Quality focus for dimensional accuracy and internal quality management
*Strong understanding of materials (Tooling & Cast materials)
*Familiarity with Casting processes
*Must be able to read, interrupt and create drawings for casting products and equipment
*Understating of casting safety and environmental legislation
*Budget control experience

The following would be advantageous:
*Awareness of CDM regulations
*SAP Knowledge
*Mechanical engineering qualification
Further information
As Die Casting Engineering Manager this is a fantastic position for a professional engineer who is able to provide expert advice and guidance at all levels whilst being able to summarise and simplify technical information and present to senior management.
Being approachable with a positive can do attitude is essential to this role as well as being able to react to changing priorities depending on the business needs. Exceptional leaderships skills will be required to ensure production levels are maintained.
What we can offer you:
A salary upwards of £47,000.00, car, an option for a second car after 6 months' probation with a contribution from the company, 25 days holiday increasing after 1st year's length of service, private medical care, local discounts, medical and dental plan, generous pension scheme, childcare vouchers and the opportunity to purchase all company products at a generously discounted rate.
For further information or to apply please contact Lisa Brassington on (Apply online only) or email

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