Production Engineering Manager - Electronics/Manufacturing

Mayflower Recruitment Limited
Milton Keynes, UK
18 Oct 2019
11 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Engineering Manager

Do you want to work for a leading technology Company that makes a real difference to everyday life?

Our talented and skilled employees have an impact that extends beyond design and manufacturing products. Whether we are launching satellites or securing military communication, or keeping hearts in rhythm, our employees' work explores space and saves lives.

Our client is an ISO-9001 certified and ESA approved leading provider of AESA radar solutions, high-reliability electronic subsystems, modules, and components for high-performance defence and space applications.

We specialise in vertically integrated solutions from semiconductors, to IMAs/MFAs, to subsystems and equipment-level solutions, working on exciting and highly complex programmes spanning electronic warfare, military communications, radar, aerospace, and commercial wireless and telecom solutions.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Production Engineering Manager with strong leadership and communication skills. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Production Engineering team and establishing and delivering agreed Continuous Improvement plans to drive the Milton Keynes Productivity Funnel.

Your main responsibilities will include:

Responsible for establishing measures for current state of key products and business processes, and defining improvement activities focussed on achieving agreed productivity targets

Head cross-functional Continuous Improvement (CI) teams to drive process change, monitoring and reporting CI project progress

Day-to-day Management of the Production Engineering team to ensure all key tasks within the group are covered, ensuring equipment and processes are maintained to support manufacturing targets, and development projects have required Production Engineering input

Manage Production Engineering input into new product designs ensuring a focus on manufacturability, and control the transition of new products into manufacturing ensuring TMC objectives are delivered

Provide guidance for microelectronics manufacturing processes, ensuring team track external developments and identify new techniques for exploitation by the business

About you

You will ideally have the relevant degree or HNC in Engineering. You will be a good people manager and have experience of managing multi-disciplined teams including process and production engineers and third party stakeholders. You will have experience in using Computer Aided Design, automated equipment and New Product Introduction (NPI) / Continuous Improvement experience. The successful candidate will have excellent planning and organisational skills and good written skills and the ability to communicate cohesively with all levels within the organisation and externally. You will enjoy working as part of a team with good communication skills and have an enthusiastic approach to work.

What we can offer you

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that recognises the value you bring to our organisation.

Mayflower is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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