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Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead

Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 893505_1501175789
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email: neil@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: July 27, 2017 18:16

Job Description

Your experience in manufacturing Management and knowledge of lean methodologies and new product introductions and understanding of design for manufacture, will play a crucial part in developing efficient manufacturing processes for new products for a leading company in the naval and defence electronics industry. Leveraging your extensive background in manufacturing management, you will lead the manufacturing team and ensure that products are manufactured to specification, to schedule and in a safe and controlled manner.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, responsible for the efficient manufacture of the next generation of high integrity electronic systems for the defence and maritime industries. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

Read on for specifics on the role. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Role:

The client requires a Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead to support the Head of Manufacturing Engineering & NPI and be responsible for the manufacturing, assembly and test aspects of manufactured items on projects allocated to him/her. You will support the development of a robust supply chain on projects considering the design impact of product and equipment maintainability throughout the life cycle and driving continuous improvement in production; using lean techniques, to reduce non-value added activity. This role includes:

*To participate in the Design Review Process, to ensure that designs are optimised, wherever possible for manufacture, assembly, test and supportability.
*To plan and co-ordinate New Product Introductions, working closely with other members of the project team, to ensure delivery to customer deadlines.
*To develop the manufacturing methods, processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, quality control and safety standards to efficiently deliver manufactured items, to time and cost targets set.
*To support the development of the supply chain strategy for projects, to drive early engagement with the supply chain for new designs and to deal effectively with supplier technical queries.
*To drive process improvements to ensure the most efficient, cost effective working methods are employed by implementing LEAN tools and techniques (eg 8D, 5S and Process Mapping).
*To critique and troubleshoot existing designs, providing feedback to project teams and engineering, specifically where inefficiencies in the manufacturing process are detected.
*To be responsible for the ESD compliance of production and test areas.
*Ensure a safe working environment in line with the business Health and Safety procedures.

About You:

As an experienced Manufacturing Team Leader you will need to be an established people manager and will need some experience of AutoCAD Inventor.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced and passionate Manufacturing Manager to help a team to innovate and develop in one of the most technologically advanced fields in the world.

Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead
Loudwater
Permanent

Keywords: Manufacturing, Engineer, Manager, NPI, LEAN, Process Quality, Control, Lead, Develop, Training, Design.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.