Recruiter: Michael Page
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000
Application date: 28th Oct 2021
About Our Client
Long standing successful business based in Somerset are going through an exciting period of investment and growth. They have been acquired by a larger engineering organisation who are developing the business to become an international centre of excellence. They design, develop and manufacture specialised products. They are committed to engineering innovative technical solutions for Advanced Industrial, Electronics, and Medical & Scientific applications. Their engineer’s partner with OEMs to develop technology solutions that deliver on their speciality. With significant investment already committed into the business they plan to move into a new purpose-built premises and factory. You can become an essential part of this exciting transitional period.
The Manufacturing Manager is required to lead, manage and develop the production team in Somerset and to represent the Company at a tactical and strategic management level. They will be required to lead and manage organisational change delivering operational excellence from all areas of the production workforce and to help define the operational strategy, procedures and processes to result in high quality, on time, cost effective and profitable manufacture of both internal and external company products. The Manufacturing Manager will support new and ongoing development of new products and processes in order to maintain competitive advantage, forging positive links with other departments and proactively driving continuous improvements. They will also positively reflect the values and represent the company to key internal and external stakeholders and customers.
The Successful Applicant
Engineering degree preferable, or, HNC / HND in a manufacturing or engineering discipline
Successful track record leading and motivating people within production environments
Formal training in lean and/or six sigma improvement approaches.
Ability to lead and drive change.
Knowledge of a range of manufacturing practices. Desirable experience; CNC machining, Electro-Discharge Machining, Lapping, Polishing, Plating, Vacuum Coating, Mechanical Inspection.
Aptitude toward basic materials science, physics, chemistry and metallurgy would be an advantage.
Ability to effectively communicate with customers and other external stake holders.
What’s on Offer
Good salary and benefits