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Manufacturing Engineering Manager


  • £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Leamington Spa
  • Posted: 11/04/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419530

Job Details

Part of a major international automotive group, this organisation has recently been nominated for a significant new programmes resulting an opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager to support the advanced engineering from initial concept and industrialisation through to serial production.



Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager

c£60000 + car allowance, bonus pension

Location: Warwickshire



Key Responsibilities:

o Lead and manager a team of Manufacturing Project Engineers responsible for NPI programmes across several customers and production sites throughout the UK.

o Define the optimum manufacturing process for new products using appropriate technology for each manufacturing site.

o Define the lay-out and process flow for each production line and workstations

o Ensure Process FMEA is realised before the production means are kicked off and is fed into the technical specifications.

o Supervise and approve the technical specifications for tools and capital investments

o Ensure capacity, run at rate, cycle times and manpower are aligned

o Manage suppliers and machine vendors to ensure Project requirements are met



Knowledge and Education

You will already have a proven track record working as a Production Engineering Manager or Senior Manufacturing Engineer already working in the automotive sector.

o HND/Degree in an Engineering related subject

o Experience of industrialisation and project management of new products (NPI) from conception to final handover.

o Expert knowledge of PFMEA, process & capacity planning and engineering change control plans.

o Selection and management of process/ equipment suppliers – tooling and equipment design and technical specification

o Previous experience in automotive tier 1 or OEM volume manufacturing environments, ideally interior trim or similar complex assemblies

o Knowledge of plastic injection moulding, bonding, plastic / laser welding, lamination, cut & sew and assembly processes highly desirable

o Strong management, negotiation and communication skills



About Our Client:

Our client is an international market leader in the manufacturing of high value automotive components supplied directly into a major automotive OEM. This is a group based role leading a team of highly skilled engineers to deliver the industrialisation of new production equipment and tooling to support new product introduction. In return our client is offering a very competitive salary, car allowance, pension, life assurance and performance related bonus.



Please apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion on 0121 450 5020 technical-recruitment.co.uk



At Technical Network we use our relationships to represent Talent and Industry - with our specialist recruitment and industry knowledge connecting the two. Specialising in manufacturing, engineering, scientific recruitment working closely within the aerospace, automotive and food & drink market sectors, focusing on permanent and interim /contract positions for specialist technical and management roles.