Manufacturing Engineering Manager
One of our key clients within the Edinburgh region are looking to hire a strong Manufacturing Engineering Manager to manage a team of manufacturing engineers and focus on driving efficiency's.
Our client is a leading global technology solutions provider to the processing industry. They design, manufacture, test and service technologically sophisticated systems throughout the world.
The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will lead the team of manufacturing engineers to drive efficiency's throughout the manufacturing process.
You will perform piece-part or assembly cost estimates as required for evaluations of: competitive supplier bids, standard product design changes, special order requirements or changes in manufacturing and installations methods.
You will drive quality guidance through work instructions and regular meetings.
You will drive continuous improvement activity throughout the manufacturing process.
Nest parts through the laser process to maximise material utilisation in conjunction with the build level schedule.
Investigate and resolve variances from cost estimating to actual.
You will be responsible to support the quality drive, providing solutions through process improvement.
The ideal candidate will;
Have worked in a similar role demonstrating strong leadership skills to manage a team of manufacturing engineers
Have a high degree of creativity, problem solving, judgement and communication skills
Have a degree in mechanical engineering (ideal but not essential)
Proven track record in manufacturing/fabrication sector
Experience in evaluating costs of manufacturing methods and processes both with material and labour
Identifying and implementing cost improvements
Welding and fabrication knowledge of stainless steel (ideal but not essential)
Knowledge of laser equipment (preferably Trumpf)
Lean knowledge is essential
Strong package dependent on experience