Product Engineering Manager

Elevation Recruitment
£50000 - £53000/annum Car, Pension, Bonus
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A Product Engineering Manager is required for a market leading and advanced engineering business based in the heart of South Yorkshire and supplying clients around the world.

This business has experienced huge success and growth including branching out into new sectors. They are now one of the UK's largest manufacturers in its field.

Our client, who produce forgings, castings and machinings, are now seeking a Product Engineering Manager to lead a team of talented engineers and project manage the whole companies NPI.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Product Engineering Managers responsibilities will include:

* Responsible for NPI execution and engineering services. Has ownership of a variety of business development processes and improvement activities.
* Manage projects, draft and issue project plans, hold regular team meetings, assign tasks and dates and follow up regularly to ensure these are progressing to plan.
* Completes the hand-over to production after delivering a proven robust manufacturing process where appropriate for NPDI projects.
* Promote and support cost savings and continuous improvement activities
* Promote teamwork across the two manufacturing sites, ensuring that there is a clear understanding of responsibilities
* Providing senior project management to all NPI projects (c26 at one time) within the business and forming part of the senior management team
* Working closely with the sales team to advise existing and prospecting clients as well as identify new business opportunity

We are keen to speak to candidates with the following skills and experiences:

* Educated to degree standard in an Engineering discipline, Chartered is highly desirable
* From a casting, machining or forgings background ideally from highly regulated industry
* This person will have exceptional project management skills with the addition of a technical understanding within a similar industry
* They will have extensive experience with NPI, from cradle to grave, working closely with both sales and operations
* Fluent in the use of CI and qualified Six Sigma Green belt or above
* Experience in the use of Excel and Microsoft Project are essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to join both a market leading advanced manufacturing business. As a senior manager you will play a key role in the success and growth of the business.

For more information or to apply for the role please contact John Bohan at Elevation Recruitment Group on (Apply online only) or email:

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