Foundry Manager

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
£40k - £45k pa
15 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting a Foundry Manager opening for a prestigious business at their Birmingham manufacturing and production site. As part of a larger group, this foundry division utilises sand and gravity die-casting techniques to manufacture products supplied into a wide range of industry sectors. They are now looking for a Foundry Manager to look after all casting operations on site.

Client Details

Our client is a globally recognised manufacturer supplying into a wide range of industry sectors. This part of the business specialises in the casting of various metals for a wide customer base. They are now looking for a Foundry Manager with strong leadership skills and demonstrable experience working in similar die-casting environments.


- Identify improvement programmes for foundry production through utilisation of lean methodologies

- Management of all foundry-based work

- Run production team across key KPIs of Quality, Cost and Delivery

- Introduce lean methods with a key focus of scrap reduction

- Continuous improvement within all aspects of manufacturing processes

- Supplier management

- Work closely with quality function to ensure standards are met

- Budgetary control of department

- Motivational leadership of production teams

- Health and safety responsibility for production team


- Background within sand/gravity die-casting

- Comprehensive grasp of lean and continuous improvement tools

- Excellent management skills

- Competent remote managing a team across a 3 shift rotation whilst working a permanent days pattern

- Ability to liaise with internal business functions and to influence suppliers

- Strong understanding of quality tools

Job Offer

Salary from £40,000 - £45,000 DOE + benefits

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