Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Loughton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1242995319
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed Engineering client has gained a reputation for the innovative design and development of market leading solutions within their sector, further strengthened by its efficient in-house manufacturing capabilities. They manufacture various products within the Document Solutions sector which include Folder Inserter machines and Pressure Seal products. We are part of a multin national group, a leading supplier of mailroom solutions in the UK and across the globe, with over 800,000 customers across 90 counties.

JOB DESCRIPTION
* In conjunction with the Site Director, agree the vision and strategy for the manufacturing departments.
* Responsible for overall performance of manufacturing including cost, delivery, performance, quality and resource.
* Recommend capital equipment purchases supported by credible financial justifications.
* Meet compliance on all legislative regulations, accreditation standards, company policies and procedures. You must strive to promote and create a positive QHSE culture amongst your colleagues, suppliers and employees.
* Develop the team spirit and environment which encourages best practices, personal development and staff engagement.
* Responsible for the budgetary control of the manufacturing unit, ensuring that production overheads are under control and within budget.
* Manage training and development of personnel within your department.
* Contribute to the on-going development of our ERP system to optimise manufacturing performance.
* Develop and encourage a lean and continuous improvement ethos, working towards TQM with zero defects.
* Optimise company profitability through the constant evaluation of manufacturing processes and costs.

EDUCATION

HND / Degree qualification in Engineering or relevant production management experience.

EXPERIENCE
* Minimum 5 years' experience in Manufacturing or Engineering management.
* Previous experience with CNC technology desired.
* Previous responsibility for a multi skilled team undertaking duties such as performance management; identifying Training & Development needs etc.
* Demonstrates excellent communication skills.
* Computer skills: MS Office; Outlook; PowerPoint, ERP systems, Auto CAD or Creo
* QHSE responsibility and understanding.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Committed effective leadership skills; Team builder; ability to motivate and engage staff; good communicator (written and verbal); forward planner; well organised.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Hours: Core hours: 7.30 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Thursday, 7.30 am to 2 pm Friday, however, flexibility is expected.

Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 per annum

Benefits: 25 days Holiday plus the option to buy extra holiday; 10% - 15% bonus; Health care; Pension Scheme; Life Assurance; subsidised canteen; parking

If you are interested in the role and would like to know more then please apply and a consultant from the Reed Engineering team will contact you. The client is looking to interview straight away so do not hesitate.

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