Manufacturing Systems Lead

Posted 4 April by Bristol Industrial Easy Apply Featured
Pertemps Technical is working in partnership with an innovative and customer focused global manufacturing company, specialising in gas abatement solutions for the semiconductor industry.

Following a restructure of the Manufacturing Engineering department a vacancy has become available for a Manufacturing Systems Lead.
  • £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
  • Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week
  • 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Ample parking and subsidised canteen on site

The purpose of this role is to take ownership of the manufacturing system from cradle to grave and to lead, manage and coordinate the supporting cell manufacturing team to achieve a safe, sustainable and lean interlinked production system in an continuous improvement environment.

About the role
  • To design, prove, implement and maintain overall manufacturing system to deliver existing, customised and new products safely, on time to standard and within budget according the required yield and efficiency level
  • To implement, own and continuously improve the overall LEAN processes for the overall manufacturing system according the guidelines of the Vacuum Technique Production System
  • Documented and traceable processes for the complete manufacturing system in compliance to our current regulations in terms of ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS18001
  • Training process, procedures, documentation and traceability to create and sustain the workforce competences
  • Ownership and accountability to resolve or support any non-conformity, internal or external, impacting the overall manufacturing system
  • Critical part traceability within our products
  • Balanced production system over the different manufacturing cells with an active bottleneck management
  • Establish, monitor, correct and improve the process performances for the overall manufacturing system in terms of capability and capacity
  • Develops, implements and continuously improves policies, standards and procedures
  • Implement and maintain PFMEA for overall manufacturing system
  • Provide manufacturing engineering support to in and outbound logistics
  • Ownership of EC implementation process within manufacturing
  • Support and guide customer visits
  • Support first of kind and manufacturing process inspections for customers
  • Implement and maintain suitable metrics to demonstrate the effectiveness of the Manufacturing System
  • Leads and directs the coordination of the Manufacturing Engineers between the different manufacturing cells
  • Encourage innovation to reduce costs and workflows and guarantees the feasibility and reproducibility of the overall manufacturing process
  • Manages recruitment, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities reach the business goals and expectations
  • Mentors and oversees technical and professional development of the Cell Manufacturing Engineers
  • Provide support for the setup of the external and internal logistical flows linked to the requirement of the manufacturing system
  • Coordinates root cause analysis and solution implementation for process non conformities
  • Review of technical specifications for manufacturing equipment, budget proposal, investment calculation, supplier selection in coordination with purchasing, technical review with the supplier and coordinate final implementation within the manufacturing system
  • Active member of the manufacturing's system SIM3 and the overall SIM4 setup
  • 6S Ownership of the overall manufacturing layout

The right candidate will have
  • Good Engineering degree or equivalent qualifications
  • Experience of working within an assembly environment – electrically or mechanically biased
  • Demonstrable project management experience
  • Previous experience in key manufacturing principles such as TPM, 8D, 6S problem solving, product responsibility, continuous improvement process as well as new product introduction.
  • Excellent IT literacy, being a competent user of MS office
  • Experience in optimising production processes as well as providing production support and training.
  • Design for manufacture knowledge

To find out more, please apply online with an up to date CV or give us a call on and ask for Bethan or Janine

Due to the high number of applications that we receive, we may be unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 21 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Reference: 34822679

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