Manufacturing Engineer Manager - Engine Component Machining

50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP60000/annum excellent benefits
13 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Our client, based in Stafford with a globally recognised brand, has just made available a permanent opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer Manager - Engine Component Machining to join their team. The salary on offer is up to GBP60,000 per annum (dependant on experience), plus an excellent benefits package, including bonus and car cash allowance.

Applicants MUST have extensive experience of engine component machining and manufacturing processes gained whilst working for an industrial or manufacturing organisation.

Key Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer Manager - Engine Component Machining

* Ensuring optimum use of equipment and space in support of changing production requirements
* Coordinating release dates and availability of machines, equipment and material schedules to satisfy demand
* Directly working with other teams and suppliers, requires that the successful candidate demonstrates skill in negotiation, building consensus and achieving compromise to agree project deliverables and milestones
* Representing their function in key forums such as Design Reviews
* Evaluating and promoting new manufacturing processes
* Establishing standards and working with other teams to resolve problems related to process, tooling & equipment
* Working jointly with marketing, engineering and customer services areas on concurrent product and process designs to ensure products and processes are of robust design and support economical production
* Providing project management support for major systems and equipment installations
* Managing new product introduction programs including coordination of product design, component processing, and financial management to assure customer expectations are met whilst achieving functional and cost targets
* Adhering to established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics and affirmative action
* Identifying & implementing training, development and motivation for a staff capable of completing objectives and implementing cost reduction projects, ensuring concurrent product and process design and meeting the requirements of the manufacturing process
* Actively involved in decision making process
* Maintain knowledge of applicable legislative requirements
* Evaluate products and processes; perform needs analysis and initiate ideas
* Support and advise other engineers, managers, and customers
* Contribute to the identification, analysis, and resolution of any issues and clearly communicate technical information to process partners
* Perform analysis and initiate ideas using complex technical data
* Develop and maintain a keen understanding of internal and external customers' needs

Qualifications and Experience required for the Manufacturing Engineer Manager - Engine Component Machining

* A self-starter with strong technical leadership skills
* An Engineering, Technical or Science degree or relevant proven experience
* Applicants MUST have extensive experience of engine component machining and manufacturing processes gained whilst working for an industrial or manufacturing organisation
* Excellent Analytical skills, able to interpret complex technical date and make recommendations
* A practical understanding of failure analysis, problem solving, and product and process definition
* Ability to communicate technical information effectively at all levels within the business, as well as with customers & suppliers
* Decision making ability
* MS Excel and MS Project skills


* Strong communication & customer management skills
* Previous experience of 3D modelling tools (Vis Mockup, Creo, TeamCenter)
* Previous experience using project & programme management systems

To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted