Engineering Manager

MTrec Recruitment and Training
Newcastle Upon Tyne
12 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

MTrec Recruitment is proudly representing our high-volume manufacturing client in their search to appoint an experienced Engineering Manager. You will be working for a multi-national business, where the company has a solid and highly successful track record of achievement and success in the region.

The Role

  • Manage the Engineering function to deliver processes capable of delivering world class quality product to world class customers.
  • Managing budgets, projects, manufacturing cost, process capability.
  • Drive engineering department to improve processes capable of achieving product on time and on cost.
  • Lead process development to achieve manufacturing cost reduction in a highly competitive market.
  • Develop clear engineering strategies to meet business objectives.
  • Develop and manage detailed departmental activity plan to ensure delivery of KPI
  • Management of resources to support productivity and product quality targets
  • Development of engineering staff through leadership, mentoring and training.
  • Identify and analyse opportunities, design lean manufacturing processes using effective systems to optimize space, equipment, material and personnel.
  • Work closely with production, quality assurance and maintenance personnel to prevent problems with products and tooling/fixtures.
  • Ensure all manufacturing safety regulatory policies and procedures are implemented and maintained at all times.
  • Be informed of and present new manufacturing technologies and equipment in order to manufacture and reduce cost through efficiencies.
  • Support all current and new product introductions.
  • Writing of engineering specifications to ensure vendors/subcontractors are manufacturing products to meet the business requirement for new processes/process development.
  • Ensure Engineering determine and eliminate root causes and diminish occurrences in the manufacturing process.
  • Provide clear direction in reducing cost through re-engineering product/material.
  • Responsible for selection, cost negotiation and management of engineering service contractors.

The Person

  • Degree/HND Engineering Discipline
  • Front line management experience.
  • Sound background in mechanical and electrical engineering gained in a fast-moving manufacturing environment.
  • Comprehensive range of problem solving skills.
  • Leadership and management.
  • Ability to apply acquired skills and experience to ensure continuous process capability in abnormal conditions.

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