Engineering Manager

White Recruitment
£35k - £50k pa
05 Jan 2017
20 Jan 2017
Engineering/ Project Manager - Up to £50,000 Engineering/ Project Manager required to lead the Project Engineering Team, reporting directly to the Group Manufacturing Director. Objectives - Ensure safe systems of work procedures on new equipment. - Drive a process improvement strategy to reduce waste, implementing automation and lean practices to drive output and productivity. - Management of Capital Projects. - Lean, Six Sigma and Process Capability methodology. - Product Cost Management. Responsibilities The responsibilities of the Engineering/ Project Manager: - Leadership, development and introduction of the Manufacturing Strategy to support improving quality, reducing costs and improving customer service requirements. - Process development using Six Sigma methodology. - Responsible for KPI targets for cost, productivity and delivery. - Maintains and adheres to good lean working practices incl. 5S / SMED. - Support projects to maximise OEE performance of machines. - Cost management ensuring accurate and up to date costs are maintained. - Engineering Change Review process management. - Liaison with R&D to support their project needs and manage exhibition units. - Planning, organising and prioritising engineering projects across site and ensuring safe working practices. - Lead, Manage team activities in line with HR systems maintaining a positive working environment and development of your people including team briefings and performance reviews. Requirements The requirements of the Engineering/ Project Manager: - Minimum of degree in an engineering discipline or apprentice served with proven success in the field of engineering management to NVQ level 5. - Strong leadership, Coach and People management skills in an engineering / manufacturing environment with experience of leading change. - Excellent analytical skills and ability to develop short, medium and long term strategy. - Automation knowledge and history of implementing associated technology. - Lean methodology - 5S, Six Sigma and SMED. - Project management skills. - Value Engineering and cost management. - Customer driven, good communicator, motivator who encourages and adopts on engaging environment. - Good IT skills and Health and Safety knowledge. If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy