Engineering Manager

70000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + GBP70000/annum
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
There is an immediate opportunity for an experienced Engineering manager to join a leading automotive manufacturing facility in Droitwich, Worcestershire. Our client is globally recognised as a leading automotive supplier with sites based around the world.

The role will hold responsibility for the various functions including maintenance, project management, engineering change & manufacturing/assembly. The successful candidate will increase productivity whilst maintaining high standards of product quality and housekeeping standards, by effectively and proactively leading and organising maintenance labour and activity.

This is a key role within with operations team and will ideally suit a time served engineer who has proven supervisory experience within a manufacturing / automotive environment or a senior engineer who is looking to utilise strong knowledge and ability from previous roles to move into a managerial role.

As an Engineering Manager your duties will include:

- Managing projects in a cost effective and timely manner whilst ensuring health & safety requirements are adhered too.
- Providing overall Technical solutions 'problem solving' to the day to day issues
- Constantly looking to improve processes efficiency through 5s standards
- Support new programs
- Provide financial control over maintenance & tool room budgets
- Oversee & maintain main factory layout updates

Candidate must have:

- Comprehensive knowledge of primary manufacturing processes & assembly methods
- Knowledge of recognised automotive documentation & processes
- A relevant engineering qualification or time served apprenticeship
- Proven experience in a senior / supervisory engineering role
- Ability to plan / deploy resources to carry out planned and reactive maintenance works
- Experience of industrial manufacturing plant and ancillary processes / site services
- Ability to drive improvements
- Strong knowledge of TPM, Continuous Improvement and Lean Principles
- Ability to manage key metrics and budgets
- Effective communication skills
- PC literacy

In addition the following skills / experiences would prove advantageous but are not essential:

- Knowledge and experience of SAP
- Experience of developing maintenance routines.
- A recognised Health and Safety qualification

The position will report directly into the Plant Manager and will allow the successful candidate to demonstrate their ability to lead a structured and disciplined Engineering function