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Senior Engineering Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Bridgnorth
Salary: £Highly competitive + benefits
Application date: 19th May 2021

A Senior Engineering Manager (Casting & Forging)  is required with knowledge of taking product designs through all prototype trials and launch activities into full production within a high precision and innovation environment to meet customer requirements. Candidates with experience of new product introduction, launch and product development from a manufacturing perspective with knowledge of casting, forging and/or machining would be well received.

Due to continued growth, this niche supplier of specialist casting and forged components and machined components based in Shropshire requires a proactive, hands-on Senior Engineering Manager who can lead the introduction and launch of new products into manufacturing dealing with customer, suppliers and Engineering Teams to ensure products can be taken from initial design stages, through all prototype phases and into prototype trials and into small to medium volume production.

As a Senior Engineering Manager you will be required to:

Proactively manage health, safety and environmental matters for the engineering function
Responsible for ensuring products and services meet or exceed customers’ expectations for innovation, quality and value
Build effective long-term customer relationships
Integrate engineering team into daily business operations.
Lead and develop employees
Help develop and set technical strategy and policy as part of the senior team

As a Senior Engineering Manager you will have the following:

Primary manufacturing company transforming raw material to high value finished products, ideally conversant with aluminum automotive structures, engine and transmission system applications.
Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 & IATF16949 2016
Understanding of fluid/thermo/mechanics and the ability to extrapolate these toward design development and improvement of casting products and processes
Proficient in FMEA and PDCA problem solving.
A demonstrable track record of leadership of an engineering team
Demonstrable experience of adapting to the changing market in order to effectively align with industry grand challenges.
Recent previous experience in a senior engineering role in a Tier 1 / 2 mid-size manufacturing / casting company.
Strong written and verbal communication skills

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