Production Engineering Manager

Melbreck Technical Recruitment Ltd
Barnsley, UK
22 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Melbreck Technical is currently working with a growing business specialising in off highway vehicles manufacture based near Barnsley.

The role is to provide support all production engineering related activities and to manage, mentor and coach the Production Engineering Team, through structured management and support.


·Support the Production Engineering Team in production

·Efficient organisation and utilisation of staff

·Working with compliance with ISO 18001 health and safety standards

·Training, planning and cover to maintain engineering productivity

·Develop the use of LEAN Principles

·Ability to deploy value stream mapping, process simplification, SMED, cellular manufacturing and cell balancing techniques to support Production and achieve TAKT times of the

·Team management

·Measuring, maintaining and reporting key performance indicators both within the team, the manufacturing cells and facility;

·Manage Production Engineering projects

Skills required:

·Engineering or an equivalent level of qualification in a technical discipline, to level 4 or above

·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

Work hours:

Monday - Thursday 07.30 - 16.30 & Friday 07.30 - 13.30

They are offering a generous benefits package including:

·Holiday entitlement is 25 days per year increasing by 1 day every 5 years to a maximum of 30 days plus 8 statutory days

·Company pension 5%

·Westfield Health

·Death in Service

If you are interested in this role then please get in contact ASAP at the same time if you know of anyone who is looking and would be suitable for this role I would be really grateful if you could refer them to me.

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