Manufacturing Engineering Manager

  • £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Posted: 29/08/2017
  • Redditch B97 4DY Redditch
  • Job Ref: 025418279
  • Permanent

Job Details

A successful and growing international manufacturer of complex automotive components and assemblies is seeking an experienced Engineering Manager to support plant production process and maintenance issues. The organization is experiencing a rapid period of growth and investment and is capitalizing on the current expansion of global automotive sales.
Job Title: Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Salary: £60000 + car + benefits
Location: West Midlands
The overall purpose of the Engineering Manager is to drive the plant Maintenance & Engineering department to maximise equipment reliability in order to support 100% on time delivery.
This will be achieved through the direct management of a team of Engineering Supervisors, Process Engineer, Controls Engineers and indirect management of a multi disciplined maintenance team.
Reporting to the Plant Manager the individual will represent the Production Engineering & Maintenance in the senior management team.
The role requires a systematic approach aligned with strong people management skills

o To oversee the planning of the Engineering function for all maintenance/engineering projects including maintenance planning, CAPEX and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
o Proactively drive change towards a more proactive Maintenance function
o Identify and implement departmental re-structuring as required
o Identify and organise staff training requirements
o Produce and maintain Maintenance KPIs.
o Ensure a Maintenance Planning, TPM and SAP systems are fully utilised.
o Manage control documentation, risk assessments and method statements.

Person Specification:
The successful candidate will already be working in a similar Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Maintenance Manager or Technical Manager capacity, and will be seeking a new challenge with a large global manufacturing group.
o Educated to a minimum HNC in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Apprentice trained
o Ability to demonstrate improvements and contribution to the strategic planning of engineering and maintenance projects, avoiding downtime where possible
o Extensive staff management experience including development of skills matrix
o Experience of managing large capital projects.
o Good understanding of automotive processes & systems including APQP, PFMEA, TS16949
o Knowledge of manufacturing process incorporating highly automation : product assembly, robots, PLC control systems/ automation.
o Clear evidence of having demonstrated creativity and success in seeking improvements in performance and operational methods.

The opportunity to shape and be a instrumental in the success of a modern factory and manufacturing process to meet the demands of the current growth within the European automotive sector. Salary is in the region of £60000 plus car allowance, bonus, health insurance, pension. In addition our client is a leading manufacturer of engineered products into the automotive industry with numerous manufacturing plants across the UK and Europe therefore offering tremendous career opportunities within the wider group.
Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020
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