Manufacturing Manager

BAE Systems
Hucking, UK
24 Jul 2019
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description - Manufacturing Manager (00062828)Job Description Manufacturing Manager-00062828Description Manufacturing Manager

Would you like to work in a key role which
contributes to the successful delivery of various programmes whilst utilising
the newest defence technology on the market?
We currently have a vacancy for a Manufacturing Manager at our site in

As a Manufacturing Manager, you will lead a IMT (Integrated Manufacturing Team) throughout the Project's
lifecycle (Development / Production / Support) driving Operational Excellence

You will be accountable for all aspects of
manufacturing including performance, people, equipment, environment and safety
and will understand the needs of the Project's both now and in the future and
will plan accordingly to meet these needs.

This newly created role will provide you with
the opportunity to grow within BAE Systems and progress upwards within the

Your main responsibilities as a Manufacturing
Manager will involve:

Overseeing manufacturing performance (OTD,
cost, quality & safety) of a number of Projects

Leading a small team including
recruitment and development of individuals

Providing the Operations labour element of
estimates for the programmes and supporting the associated bid activities

Future planning for programmes for people,
equipment and environment

Driving Quality improvements and Cost Reduction

Communicating performance to relevant

Delivering the Operations strategy for their
business area

Ensuring the team and manufacturing cell is of
the right size and capability to deliver the operations plan reliably and efficiently

Your skills and qualifications as a Manufacturing

Essential skills

Previous experience of leading and managing
small teams

Lean manufacturing knowledge

An understanding of MRP systems and associated

Programme management skills

Desirable Skills

Experience of working in a manufacturing
environment would be highly advantageous

Degree or equivalent qualification or
experience in a Manufacturing/Engineering or Business discipline

What we're looking for in you:

will be operationally and strategically minded with the ability to lead and
motivate multi-functional teams, providing clear direction. You will have
excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to
influence and maintain excellent business relationships across all levels
within the business.

Location: Rochester

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our
employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive
pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share
Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible
working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and
national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading
global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge
of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers
in over 100 countries.


Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics
markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems,
including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision
systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked
communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems;
mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in
Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with
engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United Statesand the United Kingdom.

We pride ourselves on employing the best
professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important;
something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from
concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do,
you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.
We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all
backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the
community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including
women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any
personal information relating to your background at any stage of the
application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE
Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors
including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or
your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the

Due to the volume of applications we receive,
we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as
early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE
Systems.Job OperationsPrimary LocationGB-ENG-KEN-RochesterClosing Date 22/Jul/19, 5:59:00 PM

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