Manufacturing and Quality Manager – Aerospace


Attractive + Benefits


Sector: Aerospace
Function: Manufacturing
Contact: Peter Heap
Phone: 01384 446127
Job Ref: 65328

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Manufacturing Quality Manager - Aerospace and Defence 

Do you have Manufacturing Manager or Quality Manager experience, and are you seeking a new job? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping a collaborative company recruit a Manufacturing and Quality Manager (Fitting and Inspection) to work in cutting edge aerospace manufacturing environment. The role comes with an attractive salary and excellent benefits.

As a Manufacturing and Quality Manager (Fitting and Inspection), you will lead the manufacturing team in its successful delivery of manufacturing unique, bespoke, low production run and high precision products and associated business activities competently, securely and safely. You will work in close cooperation with the technical managers, resource managers, project managers and the head of the department. Your primary task will be to ensure the accuracy and build quality of the bespoke precision components produced and work on manufacturing process improvements. You will also facilitate effective communication between the manufacturing areas with key stakeholders and the successful management of expectations across the organisation.

In your first few weeks in this Manufacturing and Quality Manager (Fitting and Inspection) role, you can expect to:

  • Be responsible for the build quality and accuracy of the bespoke precision components being manufactured.
  • Investigate and implement suitable methods of improving the quality, accuracy and the processes by which these components are produced.
  • Be responsible and accountable for the coordination and utilisation of resources and assets in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Participate in the Design & Manufacture integrated planning process, including time and resource estimation in support of Production Engineering and bidding for work
  • Ensure the team pro-actively support project delivery plans and complete tasks on time, to cost and project-specific quality standards
  • Support commercial activity as required both internally and externally

To apply for this Manufacturing and Quality Manager (Fitting and Inspection) role, you will need knowledge of design, manufacturing and production procedures, machines, tools and techniques used in the manufacture of tightly toleranced metallic components. You will also require the following:

  • Experience managing teams, including personnel development strategy, conflict resolution, difficult conversations and performance appraisal
  • Commercial exposure, i.e Meaningful involvement in managing customers and promoting the company.
  • Demonstrable experience in the management of complex manufacturing projects

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you'll receive an attractive salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture.

Don't hesitate to get in touch with our Jonathan Lee Recruitment team today to apply and register your interest in this full-time Manufacturing and Quality Manager (Fitting and Inspection) position. We're looking forward to meeting you.

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