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Engineering Manager


£40000 to £50000 per annum

Permanent (Full time)

Engineering Manager
Permanent - Mon-Fri
Competitive Salary + benefits package
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Pension, death in service benefit

My client is a well-established manufacturer of bespoke products for highly regulated and safety critical industries. We are looking for an Engineering Manager with a materials science background ideally, however extensive manufacturing experience would be considered.

Engineering Manager
The position requires an individual to be efficient and competent at;

  • Develop the RFQ costing sheet for new enquiries, confirming process routes, materials & tooling requirements & costs
  • New product development and implementation including production methods, process flow, machinery and required tooling. Manage project schedules as applied to new product launches.
  • Specify and/or oversee fabrication of equipment used in moulding processes and/or assembly operations (i.e.: fixtures, jigs, etc.).
  • Provide Engineering / Technical support to the Sales function, including attending customer visits as required to support key technical requirements.
  • Analyse new and current processes for cost reduction activity and implement / oversee improvements, recording successes and failures.
  • Coordinate continuous improvement projects and processes with multi-function teams.
  • Training, development and coaching of the Technical / Production / Quality teams.
  • Control and management of the Engineering department budget, recruitment and training
  • Assisting production with process and operational challenges to ensure the business meets customer demand, for example RFT, OTD etc.

Engineering Manager

  • A recognized engineering qualification degree in polymer technology, material science, chemical engineering or other similar engineering / scientific discipline (not essential)
  • Understanding of polymer materials processing, substrate preparation techniques and testing methods
  • Experience of compression, transfer & injection mould tool design, including any associated jigs and fixtures
  • Strong leader / excellent man management skills with previous experience of managing small to medium sized teams within an engineering / manufacturing environment
  • A familiarity with the APQP principles, ERP systems and / or project management techniques / methodology and product development
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the principles of Lean Six Sigma methodology / techniques

Posted 29 days ago

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