Manufacturing Systems Manager

BMR Solutions Technical Recruitment
Clevedon, Avon
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

BMR Solutions are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Systems Manager to work for our client who are a large engineering / manufacturing company located in Clevedon, North Somerset.

Title: Manufacturing Systems Manager
Salary: £52,000 - £62,000
Location: Clevedon, Somerset
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing / Systems / Engineering / Production / Continuous Improvement / LEAN / Projects / TPM / 8D / 6S / Root Cause / Value Stream Mapping / Assembly / Electrical / Mechanical

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage the Manufacturing Engineering department in the creation, maintenance and continuous improvement of the production system and the manufacturing engineering within projects in accordance with the requirements of the Product Commercialisation Process to achieve on time delivery of qualitative and cost effective products within a safe and LEAN manufacturing process.

·Engineering degree or equivalent.

·Experience of working within an assembly environment.
·Project management experience including implementation of complex and technically challenging projects.
·Experience of working in different sized organisations.
·Experience of utilising problem solving and root cause analysis tools in a manufacturing environment.
·Proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.
·Previous experience in key manufacturing principles such as TPM, 8D, 6S problem solving, product responsibility, continuous improvement process as well as new product introduction.
·Previous demonstrable experience in change management.
·Experience of co-ordinating, planning and implementing complex projects.

·To lead and manage the Manufacturing Engineering department.
·Manufacturing engineering department with ownership of the full manufacturing process and all deliverables within all stages of the Product Commercialisation Process for new product platforms, customised products and continuous improvement projects.
·Balance between long term manufacturing strategy and goals with short term priorities.
·Overall management on planning, resources, cost and manufacturing deliverables for NPI, ETO and CIP projects and reporting to PC management.
·Manufacturing system and processes optimized 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.

·To lead and manage the Manufacturing Engineering department.
·Overall management on planning, resources, cost and manufacturing deliverables for NPI, ETO and CIP projects with the Project Manufacturing engineers.
·Represent 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.

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