Engineering Unit Leader

Brewster Pratap
£35000 - £41000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Calibrate Engineering Recruitment (Part of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group) are currently working with a precision engineering business as they look to recruit Engineering Unit Leader.


This post holder plays a very important role in the overall leadership of the company, being responsible for a number of other company member's behaviours and performance. It is essential that the company Vision and Values are reinforced through actions and interactions with your teams.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

* You will hold direct responsibility for the Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People performance of your allocated Business Unit. It is essential that you are able to be effective across each of these elements to be successful in this post. You must also be able to help the company develop and improve the processes and practices employed to manage these elements too.
* Working alongside the Operations and planning team, you will be responsible for the execution of the manufacturing plan for your Business Unit, ensuring deviations are recognised and recovery plans are developed where required.
* Ensuring that regulatory and quality standards are achieved without exception, you and your team will challenge for any opportunity to improve across each of the S, Q, D, C, P elements, fundamentally you are driving the company's competitiveness in the market place.


Skills, Experience & Qualification:

* Extensive experience in an engineering / manufacturing environment.
* IOSH managing safely qualification or equivalent.
* A knowledge and application of lean manufacturing principles.
* Demonstrate a good level of numeracy / literacy.
* Demonstrate the ability to lead and manage people.
* Experienced managing a complex order book.

Essential Requirements:

* Able to demonstrate previous involvement within continuous improvement activities
* Computer literacy with experience of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint & Word)
* Able to communicate at all levels within the business.
* Understanding of OEE and production process flows


The company can offer a competitive basic salary plus other benefits.

Calibrate Engineering Recruitment is a division of the Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of talent in engineering, technical and operations jobs in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of accountancy and finance recruitment we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at (url removed) for more information on engineering Jobs, engineering recruitment, manufacturing Jobs or manufacturing Recruitment