Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor
- Manufacturing & Industry
Our client, a major diesel and gas engines manufacturer based in Stafford with a globally recognised brand, has just made available a permanent opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor to join their team. The salary on offer is up to £60,000, dependant on experience, plus bonus and an excellent benefits package. As Manufacturing Engineering Manager, you will lead a medium sized team (15 - 20) and manage manufacturing processes, tooling, gaging and equipment to economically produce product components and assemblies, and provide concurrent process functions from design concept through implementation. Key Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor - Responsible for supporting the manufacturing operation and Product Groups, by translating the product requirements into the executable process. - Supervises Manufacturing Engineering and operation functions for current manufacturing processes, new process justification and implementation, machines, equipment, tooling, work standards, NC programming, gage planning and technical troubleshooting to provide the most efficient and economical manufacturing and assembly of quality products. - Ensures implementation of modern technology and verifies the effectiveness of equipment and systems. Establishes standards and works with shop personnel to resolve problems related to process, tooling, equipment, etc. - Responsible for managing manufacturing process elements of new product introduction programs - Adheres to and seeks to improve established standards, policies and practices relating to quality, cost reduction, safety, ergonomics and affirmative action. - Provides technical input to the development of process improvement and reviews capital projects and challenges content of projects for validity and value before sending on to upper management for approval. - Develops and maintains budgetary controls for the section, establishes and reviews objectives, and provides personnel requirements and future forecasts. Qualifications and Experience required for the Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor role Required: - Educated to Bachelor degree level in a relevant subject, preferably in Manufacturing Engineering OR - Equivalent practical relevant experience - Previous experience of a coaching, mentoring and motivating medium sizes teams - Experience of the delivery of capital projects - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment - Ability to lead, influence & engage others - Ability to work independently with minimal direction - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - Demonstrated ability to manage significant projects to deliver improved business results Desired: - Professionally accredited with up to date knowledge & experience of industry best practices and solutions - Experience within automotive - 6 Sigma Green or Black Belt Experience - Previous experience of leading the whole NPI process - Experience of Lean - Knowledge APQP process To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted immediately.