Production Engineering Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
Barnsley, UK
17 Aug 2019
25 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I am now looking to recruit a Production Engineering Manager for a leading engineering business based in Barnsley. This position will be on a Monday to Friday days working basis and you will take responsibility for the management of Production Engineers, Tool Makers and Maintenance.

Client Details

Based in Barnsley my client are one of the largest manufacturers of mobile platforms in the UK. They supply various engineering products worldwide and currently employ over 80 employees on this site. Due to internal changes the business is now looking to recruit a Production Engineering Manager.


Reporting into the Operations Manager as the Production Engineering Manager you will be based at the manufacturing facility in Barnsley and will support all engineering related actions generated through the Stakeholder meeting process:

  • Develop hands on analysis, problem solving and improvement of all production processes, methods and engineering specifications.
  • Manage the development and implementation of ISO 18001 Health & Safety Management System to achieve and maintain accreditation.
  • To develop, maintain and support the implementation of Management systems.
  • Support the reduction in overall manufacturing costs through improved Standardisation.
  • To structure, manage, coach and audit the team through the deployment of lean management principles, to address part and process issues and reduces costs.
  • Development and auditing of and to the company standards document, through agreed central standards.
  • Identifying, evaluate and test tooling and equipment to improve legacy product production requirements to reduce processing times and reduce costs.


To apply for the position of Production Engineering Manager based in Barnsley you will have a Degree or HNC in Engineering, Design or related subject.

You will also have;
  • Leadership experience in a Continuous Improvement/LEAN deployment function within Automotive, Aerospace & Engineering.
  • Excellent capability with Kaizen/LEAN/Six Sigma problem resolution techniques.
  • Excellent understanding of Manufacturing Process: Welding, Machining, Bending and Finishing (Paint).
  • Understanding of Six Sigma and the related DMAIC approach to persistent problems would be beneficial.
  • Understanding of costing models, standard costing methods and time study techniques.
  • Understanding of MRP / Manufacturing Systems and QM Modules and/or willingness to undertake specific training and development in this area.

Job Offer

Salary is £35,000 - £45,000.

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