Head of Manufacturing Engineering & Projects

Recruiter
Core Talent Recruitment
Location
Guildford
Salary
£60000 - £70000/annum Car +Bonus
Posted
20 May 2017
Closes
19 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
THE ROLE:

Reporting to the Ops Director an opportunity has arisen for a Head of Manufacturing Engineering & Projects for an Automotive manufacturer based in the Guildford/Reading area. Key responsibilities for the Manufacturing Engineering manager will include;

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Responsible for Man Engineering, Projects, Jig & Tool, Facilities, NPI Launch teams
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Lead and operate to achieve Manufacturing Engineering and New Product
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Formulate plans, approve budgetary requests, construct tooling specifications and make strategic decisions
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Set KPIs, SMART objectives and drive performance improvements
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Departmental business plans
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Forecasts, managing all budgets and all site capital spend
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Strategic development of the Manufacturing engineering department, Facilities Department, New Product Launch Department
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Project management across the Manufacturing support teams
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Develop new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques
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Resolves problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts
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Ensure all training needs are assessed and delivered
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Facilities management re TPM and PPM scheduling, financial control of site budget and contractual support staff

THE PERSON:

Based out of the Guildford client site, the ideal Head of Manufacturing Engineering & Projects will have the following skills and experience;

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Degree in Engineering or equivalent
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Automotive & BIW/ Chassis/ assembly/ experience
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Extensive background in Mechanical Engineering
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Six sigma green belt
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5+ year engineering experience, 3+ years management
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Proven track record in Project management
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Budget management
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specification of all tooling, HAVs, calibration and vending activity
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Knowledge of CAD systems and project planning tools
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Facilities management experience
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weld jig tooling tendering procedure, business case justification through capital expenditure requests, Hands on commissioning and ISIR approval procedures
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Time & motion experience
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3 D visual mapping
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Risk assessment
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PFMEA
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excellent internal networking and communication skills along with the ability to form strong relationships

DESIRABLE

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six sigma black belt
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Troubleshooting ability
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DFM / DFA competency

THE COMPANY:

The company are a tier one supplier. Head of Manufacturing engineering & Projects is based within a commutable distance of Reading. They are growing year on year, with a very strong order book going forwards. The ideal candidate will have the drive to develop the business.

THE PACKAGE:

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£60,000-70,000 dependant on experience
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Car allowance
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Bonus
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Pension

The business are looking to interview IMMEDIATELY so if interested please apply now