Manufacturing Systems Manager.

Bristol Industrial
Clevedon, Avon
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Pertemps Technical is working in partnership with an innovative and customer focused global manufacturing company, specialising in gas abatement solutions for the semiconductor industry.

Following a restructure of the Manufacturing Engineering department, a vacancy has become available for a Manufacturing Systems Manager.

- £52,000 - £62,000 per annum
- Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week
- 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays
- Performance related bonus scheme
- Ample parking and subsidised canteen on site

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage a team of 6 engineers, in the creation, maintenance and continuous improvement of the production system.

About the role

- Overall management of planning, resources, cost and manufacturing deliverables for NPI, ETO and CIP projects and reporting to management
- Leading by inspiring and motivating people to follow the shared vision
- Balance between long term manufacturing strategy and goals with short term priorities.
- Optimizing manufacturing systems and processes for existing and new or modified products
- Products and project delivered on time to standard and within budget
- Coordination within manufacturing and other departments to drive continuous improvement
- Represent the manufacturing engineering department within management governance reviews (PCM, SQR)
- Support internal and external quality management and EHS audits
- Lead and manage change process to achieve full manufacturing process and project ownership in coordination with stakeholders
- Assure compliance of the production processes to current regulations in terms of Health, Safety and Environment
- Develops, implements and continuously improves policies, standards and procedures
- Coordination and integration of PDM functions within manufacturing engineering
- Implement and maintain suitable metrics to demonstrate the effectiveness of the Manufacturing System, project and manufacturing engineering team
- Manages recruitment, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities reach the business goals and expectations
- Mentors and oversees technical and professional development of the Manufacturing engineering team members
- Value stream mapping and specification and implementation of all processes impacting the manufacturing system
- Coordinate and support make or buy investigations and outsourcing projects
- Assure legal and certification compliance of manufacturing systems and processes
- Support the analysis of root cause for safety incidents and process non conformities
- Encourage innovation to reduce costs and workflows and guarantees the feasibility and reproducibility of the overall manufacturing process
- Review of budgets and follow up of cost centres
- Realisation, review and presentation of manufacturing investment proposals with business case

The right candidate will have

- Good Engineering degree or equivalent qualifications
- Experience of working within an assembly environment – electrically or mechanically biased
- Demonstrable project management experience
- Previous experience in key manufacturing principles such as TPM, 8D, 6S problem solving, product responsibility, continuous improvement process as well as new product introduction.
- Excellent IT literacy, being a competent user of MS office

To find out more, please apply online with an up to date CV or give us a call on and ask for Bethan or Janine

Due to the high number of applications that we receive, we may be unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 21 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.