Engineering Manager

Projeq Group
West Sussex
Up to £42000 DOE
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Engineering Manager

Type of Role: Permanent

Location: West Sussex

Base Salary: £34k-£42k, depending upon experience


  • Precision Engineering delivering to various sectors including Automotive, Aerospace and Medical.

The Role:

  • The position as an Engineering Manager is a Production/Operations focused role and will involve working closely with the Sales Manager.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with generated reports via the Sales Manager by providing information on machining time, material cost, programming time, tooling and fixture costs
  • Working with the Sales Manager to source 3rd party providers for any sub contract requirements
  • Agreeing and managing delivery schedule on new orders in conjunction with the Sales Manager
  • Raising all paperwork needed for production parts
  • Identify and liaise with Stores Manager for the ordering of tooling required for machine shop
  • Responsible for raising and dealing with orders regarding calibration of inspection equipment.
  • Keep all engineering drawings current
  • Manage the engineering team for the production of new drawings and amendment of existing drawings
  • Achieve sustained improvements in quality, cost and delivery from the Machine Shop
  • Manage, Lead, coach and develop the engineering Production Team
  • Plan work flow, manage multiple priorities and meet daily production targets while consistently reducing downtime
  • Develop new procedures and processes to improve production flow
  • Set up and manage Health and Safety audit procedures and improve safety efficiencies
  • Set and maintain appropriate quality levels for the production team
  • Develop and mentor team leaders
  • Cost saving through optimum utilisation of manpower and machinery
  • Liaise with other departments re production capacity
  • Support with design and engineering of new products
  • Identify staff training requirements and establish a training matrix
  • Assisting in the sourcing and ordering of raw materials to ensure cost savings whilst maintaining quality control
  • Assisting Engineering supervisor with Solid Works, CadCam and machine programming as required
  • Daily management of an Engineering CNC Machine Shop/Production Team


  • Background in CNC Machining (Time Served apprenticeship in CNC machining preferred).
  • Experience as a Departmental Manager of an engineering production team.
  • Experience in Solid Works/CadCam/Machine Programming
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Proven customer relationship experience

Please contact Susannah

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