Machine Shop Manager - Large CNC Machining Operation

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  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Richard Heaton

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  • Contact phone:

    01384 446105

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A Machine Shop Manager with strong experience of CNC Machining is required to manage a large machining operation with over 80 employees.

The role of Machine Shop Manager includes:

  • Responsibility for the machining operation involving numerous Multi-Axis CNC machines with auto tool changers and centralised machine monitoring technology.
  • The machines are used to rough and finish very large and medium sized components.
  • Plan production and lead a team of over 80 personal inclusive of machinists, supervisors and team leaders. 
  • Full responsibility for the adherence to the production schedule.
  • Analyse production uptime and downtime statistics and constantly review business critical needs including staffing levels, training and succession planning.
  • Apply CI to all operations and be prepared to challenge the status quo.

The suitable candidate for Machine Shop Manager will need to possess the following skills and experience:

  • Good knowledge of CNC Machining processes.
  • Senior Management Experience such as General Manager, Operations Manager, Engineering Manager, Machine Shop Manager.
  • This is a large facility and requires a senior level individual with extensive management experience in excess of 50 heads.
  • Strong people skills with the drive to succeed. 
  • The site is challenging due to the complexity and the size of parts being machined.  
  • Ideally an engineering (or related subject) Degree - Not essential.

If you have required skills and experiences for this Machine Shop Manager position then please click on the link to apply. In return we can offer a very attractive salary with excellent benefits such as a good pension and private health care.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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