Job: Engineering Manufacturing Manager

Job Title: Engineering Manufacturing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-01-12
REF: 45342
Contact Name: Choleigh McGuire
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Engineering Manufacturing Manager

£45,000 - £55,000 per annum 


We are looking for an experienced Engineering Manufacturing Manager to join a market leading provider of electronics devices and solutions to the automotive sector. A newly created position due to ongoing growth its key that you are a strong leader with a track record of delivery to OEM clients within the automotive sector.

You and your team will deliver robust manufacturing and production test systems that are effective in an environment that supports rapid new product introduction.   Working closely with design, quality and engineering you will ensure the effective introduction of value engineered products

Responsibilities will include:

-          Implementation of a product test process that will ensure the quality of new products in a cost-effective manner

-          Establish and maintain an engineering change system that can support the implementation of these changes into production

-          Preventative maintenance activity that manages and maintains the availability of test equipment, tooling and capital equipment for both the facility and all outsourced partners

-          Assign and plan the availability of your team to effectively support the design engineering team.

-          Ensuring full manufacturing data packs are available for all current products

-          Use of continuous improvement to reduce waste, improve quality and increase productivity

-          Advising the design team on Design for Test (DFT)

-          Value Engineering activities that ensure products provide a competitive advantage

-          Overseeing the management of customer concerns from the initial report through to identifying root cause and successful resolution

-          Promoting the use of APQP documentation, ensuring all quality data is captured, analysed and acted upon in line with site targets

-          Responsibility for on-going compliance with legal requirements and legislation

This is a varied and challenging role that will require a strong leader able to drive change and support the introduction of new processes.  The ideal applicant will have the following skills/experience:

-         Degree or HND in Electronics or relative Engineering qualification

-         Strong managerial experience within a manufacturing operations environment

-         A track record of implementing manufacturing best practice and driving lean & continuous improvements

-         Knowledge of electronics manufacturing

-         Familiar with ISO quality procedures

If this is an opportunity which you would be interested in please do get in touch with Choleigh on 0121 237 3118 or at