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Head of Manufacturing Engineering

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Derbyshire
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Application date: 23rd Mar 2023

About Our Client
Michael Page Manufacturing are supporting a key customer on a new imperative role for the Engineering structure – Head of Manufacturing Engineering. The role will be based at their site in Derbyshire and will also interlink with the group structure located in Europe

This role is a an exciting opportunity for someone to make a real difference in a business going through incredible investment and growth!

The customer is a market leader and focused on embracing sustainable manufacturing not only in its manufacturing methods but also the products itself.

Job Description
The Head of Manufacturing Engineering will be a key role on delivering a multitude of projects focused across New Product Introduction as the business expands its portfolio of products – the role will also include:

UK Representative for manufacturing analysis when co-ordinating with Group based projects and deliverables
Facilitate and co-ordinate groups of individuals internally to deliver projects across various business processes
Drive plant optimisation planning
Lead assessment and auditing of new tools and processes implemented – looking to improve these further
Outline key new business process improvements and be the driving forces of imprinting these into the wider business
Be highly data driven in streamlining a portfolio of projects to focus on the key bottlenecks/issues on site
Financial capability of running full end to end Capex project and be accountable for the return on investment reviews
Revise and updated policies and procedures across the business

The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will have:

Degree in Engineering, Project Management or wider Business Management
over 5 years of Manufacturing Process Management / Operational Management in a manufacturing environment – Assembly environment would be preferred but no essential
A clear passion to engage, lead and collaborate
A strong LEAN/CI skill set
Knowledgeable in business systems (SAP preferred)
High analytic skills and comfortable with high volumes of data

What’s on Offer
An opportunity to join a business that is committed to UK Manufacturing and investing in its sites and people

A competitive salary + market leading pension + bonus + wider benefits

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