Manufacturing Manager

Posted 21 February by Venn Group Easy Apply

Midlands Engineering
Manufacturing Manager Urgently Required

Contract Length: Permanent
Rate: Dependent on experience
Location: Wiltshire

An opening has arisen for Manufacturing Manager to start with an automotive manufacturer in the Wiltshire area. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of automotive production and assembly equipment.

Day to day duties include:

  • Managing a dedicated team of mechanical and electrical engineers
  • Engaging in the manufacture, assembly and installation of automotive production and assembly equipment
  • Teams will be responsible for robot welding cells, sealer application cells, vision inspection systems and bespoke powertrain equipment
  • Section management including work priority setting, overtime management, manpower efficiency tracking, appraisal and training
  • Reporting performance weekly and monthly
  • Managing standard controls and development
  • Conducting quality, cost and delivery control by project
  • Overseeing quality target achievement and cost tracking and control
  • Ensuring scheduled progress to target

The successful candidate MUST have:

  • Minimum HNC/HND or NVQ level 4 in mechanical discipline
  • Proven track record in manufacturing/production environment with a minimum 3 years experience in man management
  • Experience with the following: weld jig and tooling manufacturing, measurement systems, welding techniques, robot system set up and programming, vision system teaching, equipment service install, sealer systems programming, machine shop processes, safety systems
  • Project management skills including cost estimation, parts control, assembly and installation planning, manpower resource management, shipping and buyoff protocols and technical file construction

Desirable skills:

  • Automotive experience

To discuss this role in more detail and to secure this opportunity, please contact Daniel Hurley or John Smith onor alternatively email

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Reference: 34526639

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