Production Manager Engineering
This position is responsible for managing the daily activities of defined areas within the manufacturing shop floor. The position will have responsibility for approximately 30 team members to ensure on a shift by shift basis all requirements of the business are met. The incumbent will work closely with fellow shop floor area leaders under the guidance of the Shift leader.
On a shift basis, has primary accountability for the health and well-being of all team members within the Manufacturing Area.
Responsible for maintaining the expertise of the production team through ensuring assigned training is appropriate and completed in a timely manner.
Responsible for product quality including but not limited to GDP and process performance by reviewing parts and paperwork in real time and assigning the appropriate disposition in line with the relevant processes and procedures.
Co-ordinates, in conjunction with the Engineering Maintenance Manager and team, all activities within the Manufacturing Department to ensure optimum machine availability
Responsible for delivering Shift Briefs and reporting out at board walk meetings and daily production meetings.
In conjunction with the production controller, is responsible for the targets on the area production boards, ensures performance metrics are monitored and reported as per the Standard work for Leaders schedule
Supports root cause and corrective action within the Manufacturing department for issues affecting performance
Requirements for the role
A HND, or other higher level education path, preferably in Engineering is preferred and/or relevant work experience within an engineering environment.
Previous management experience of small to medium sized teams, with a record of team building will be advantageous.
Experience of working with continuous improvement tools and techniques coupled with the above is important these to include 5S, CAPA, RCA, VoE and TPS.
Knowledge of engineering principals within a machine shop environment or similar would be advantageous.
Experience of audits and the strict regulatory requirements.
The role is working a 24/7 shift basis (4 on, 4 off) company offer excellent benefits, 23 days holiday, Car parking etc.