Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Recruit4Talent
Location
Liverpool
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An Engineering Manufacturing Manager with both maintenance and manufacturing engineering expertise is sought by a world leader in the manufacture of automotive components to join their plant in Liverpool. The company is a global diversified technology and industrial leader, serving customers in more than 150 countries.

The Role:

As Manufacturing Engineering Manager you will focus on maintenance management improvement and management of on-site manufacturing engineering improvements. Your overall job purpose will be:

  • Guide and coordinate Advanced Manufacturing activities within development and operational projects
  • Process development and assembly sequencing (process flow chart) for new programs
  • Manufacturing feasibility analysis (DFA/DFM) and PFMEA on new products
  • Plant and process layout for new products and plant launches
  • Process specifications and recommendations regarding ergonomic improvements
  • Specifications for manufacturing equipment and recommendations for procurement
  • Drive Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance excellence
  • Provide cost analysis of product and process alternatives

Maintenance Duties:

  • Develop, deliver and continuously improve maintenance strategy in line with equipment and best practices, and establish and maintain a spares strategy compatible with this
  • With the site management team, develop the most appropriate maintenance organisation balancing in house and outsourced activities
  • Establish an appropriate on-site workshop facility
  • Implement an appropriate CMMS
  • Deliver continuous improvements to MTBF, MTTR, TCM and other relevant maintenance KPIs and put in place department and site-wide communication
  • Plan all shutdowns ensuring on time delivery of all maintenance objectives
  • Create preventive programs and makes certain, that safety regulations are observed
  • Preventative service, and repair devices and machines
  • Plan and work out methods for optimising work places and processes
  • Administer and procure spare parts
  • Install and implement, and create maintenance lists of: machines, plants, devices
  • Check thoroughly all machines, devices, systems, installations and structural changes in order to ensure that all statuary safety rules are observed
  • Create servicing manuals for all machines and circuit diagrams for all electric systems
  • Permanently updating the ground plan including all buildings and estates on which the position of all pipes, cables and sewers can be seen in order to facilitate arranging repairs
  • Provide a general map with the exact positions of gas and water pipes, chemical pipes and electrical pipes and sewers
  • Manage the Plant security system
  • Develop new production and production-supporting systems
  • Play a full role as a member of the site senior management team
  • Close any gaps in current organisation; implement and maintain succession plans
  • Act as gatekeeper for all new plant and equipment being introduced on site
  • Contact other companies, public organisations (e.g. fire brigade)
  • Develop and maintain out of hours specialist support for critical equipment

Manufacturing Engineering Duties:

  • Stimulate continuous improvement process (KAIZEN, DO IT) with the objective of MEQ
  • Work with SD-Teams to complete product launches
  • Monitor assembly equipment through production start up
  • Stimulate TPM in new projects
  • Monitor and audit adaptation of manufacturing best practices and standards in the plant
  • Cooperate with Centre of Excellence for further development of Advanced Manufacturing tools and processes
  • Ensure, support and develop manufacturing capabilities in Plant

The successful Manufacturing Engineering Manager will demonstrate:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree preferred) in Engineering (Mechanical or Industrial) and at least 2 years' previous experience as a Maintenance Technician or Maintenance Engineer
  • At least 6 years' experience in a Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering Capacity
  • OEM or Tier One automotive seating or interior trim experience
  • High volume automotive manufacturing engineering experience
  • Project management experiences in international environment
  • Budgeting and cost control

Engineering Manufacturing Manager

Liverpool, Merseyside - commutable from

Excellent salary + benefits

Engineering Manager | Manufacturing Manager | Engineering Supervisor | Maintenance Manager | Maintenance Supervisor

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