Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Ref: 16239/534/611_1575307138
Posted: 02/12/2019
Location: Blackwood, Caerphilly
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum

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Manufacturing Engineering Manager
South Wales
16239 / 534/611
£50,000 – £60,000 annual salary + Excellent company benefits

A rare opportunity has arisen within this leading specialist materials manufacturer within the South Wales region. The company are part of a larger multi-national organisation and operate on a global scale and have an outstanding reputation for excellence and quality. Operating from their purpose-built factory in South Wales they supply a variety of complex products and applications to a diverse range of industries.

Reporting into the Operations Director you will have operational responsibility for developing the most efficient ways to use people, machinery and information to produce the products and improve industrial manufacturing processes.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Oversee and manage the Engineering and Production departments
*Provide excellent leadership by coaching, mentoring and developing direct reports to manage high performance teams
*Ensure manufacturing processes are in place to meet the business objectives and operational needs
*Develop and improve production rates and quality of output – time studies, error proofing, lean manufacturing and SPC
*Drive improvements in reliability for key equipment and machinery by completing PPM studies and identify a planned maintenance strategy
*Optimise capacity and performance of site through capital investment projects related to machinery, equipment and plant
*Ensure engineering and production KPI’s are met and maintained

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Educated to degree level within engineering or manufacturing
*Experience of leading a manufacturing function
*Proven project management experience
*Knowledge and technical understanding of manufacturing techniques
*Experience within automotive industry would be desirable

Benefits Package:

*£50,000 – £60,000 annual salary
*28 days holiday (Inc bank holidays)
*4% – 6% company pension contribution (Increases with service)
*Option to join company health scheme after 2 years’ service
*2 x salary life cover

If you are interested in this role or looking for something similar please contact our Managing Consultant Nick Greenland directly at or call him for a confidential discussion on 02920 894 903.

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