Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor

48000.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Job Description For Vacancy No: 234741T
Consultant: Tim Bees

Company Profile: Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Job Location: Staffordshire

Job Position: Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor

Job Status: Permanent

Job Description: As a Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor you will lead a medium sized team (15 - 20) and manage manufacturing processes, tooling, gaging and equipment to economically produce product components and assemblies, and provide concurrent process functions from design concept through implementation.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for supporting the manufacturing operation and Product Groups, by translating the product requirements into the executable process.
Supervises Manufacturing Engineering and operation functions for current manufacturing processes, new process justification and implementation, machines, equipment, tooling, work standards, NC programming, gage planning and technical troubleshooting to provide the most efficient and economical manufacturing and assembly of quality products.
Ensures implementation of modern technology and verifies the effectiveness of equipment and systems. Establishes standards and works with shop personnel to resolve problems related to process, tooling, equipment, etc.
Responsible for managing manufacturing process elements of new product introduction programs
Adheres to and seeks to improve established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics and affirmative action.
Provides technical input to the development of process improvement and reviews capital projects and challenges content of projects for validity and value before sending on to upper management for approval.
Develops and maintains budgetary controls for the section, establishes and reviews objectives, and provides personnel requirements and future forecasts.
Qualifications: Educated to Bachelor degree level in a relevant subject, preferably in Manufacturing Engineering
Equivalent practical relevant experience
Previous experience of a coaching, mentoring and motivating medium sizes teams
Experience of the delivery of capital projects
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to lead, influence & engage others
Ability to work independently with minimal direction
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to manage significant projects to deliver improved business results

Qualifications: Professionally accredited with up to date knowledge & experience of industry best practices and solutions
Experience within automotive
6 Sigma Green or Black Belt Experience
Previous experience of leading the whole NPI process
Experience of Lean
Knowledge APQP process

Salary/Rate: GBP48,000 - GBP60,000 depending on experience

Fringe Benefits: Benefits: 25 days annual Leave, Bonus, Share Scheme, Car Allowance and Contributory Pension Scheme
Travel: Very minimal - up to 10%
Relocation/Sponsorship: Not supported with this role