Manufacturing Manager

Enterprise Recruitment Limited
55000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits: Excellent Ben
08 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Manufacturing Manager

We are looking for a Manufacturing Manager to come in and drive all technical manufacturing processes within an expanding hi-tech engineering organisation. Working in partnership with the operations Manager you will drive production engineering solutions whilst also taking responsibility of a range of engineers and technicians. The position will be based in Rugby but will include weekly travel to Southampton to work in conjunction with another site within the company. Other responsibilities will include:

- Supporting the transfer of new products from development to manufacture, ensuring that design for manufacture and design for test are integrated into the NPI process.

- Taking significant responsibility for interacting with internal teams and influencing the overall performance of operations.

- Playing a key role in driving Lean manufacturing processes.

- Co-ordinating the day to day production support and resource planning across NPI and production lines and cells at both Rugby and Southampton.

- Analyse, recommend and implement the most effective manufacturing solutions to enable successful completion of NPI, cost reduction innovations, continuous improvement projects and capital equipment expenditure.

For this role you will need:

- A strong manufacturing management background within a relevant hi-tech field.

- Experience of taking a leading role in process management and NPI.

- The ability to work and influence various different levels of engineers.

- Strong leadership and coaching skills with the ability to embrace change in a rapidly moving environment.

The position will be based in Rugby with regular travel to Southampton.