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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

  • Location: Banbury
  • Salary: £Comp + Bens per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Manufacturing and production
  • Contact: Paul Branton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01268 455525
  • Expiry Date: 03 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 59703

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

£Competitve plus benefits



A Manufacturing Engineering Manager is required to lead a team of Manufacturing Engineers to ensure full support to operational production programme requirements through the deployment of suitable tools, techniques and processes. Candidates with proven experience gained in a low / medium Manufacturing Engineering / production assembly environment, preferably in Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or similar sectors would be well received.

Due to increased workloads this company, a leading technology and engineering services business, based in Wantage, requires a proactive Manufacturing Engineering Manager to develop and manage the organisations Manufacturing Engineering strategy to support the overall business requirements. As a Manufacturing Engineering Manager you will be required to:

  • Manage and develop all Manufacturing Engineers and activities to support the needs of the business
  • Management representative for all manufacturing engineering tasks and activities
  • Develop and collate critical KPI data to support the management review process
  • Support the development of PFMEA, control plans, SOP's, MBOM's and work instructions
  • Identify and implement manufacturing best practice to enable operational efficiency and associated improvements
  • Work closely with the wider Manufacturing team to define and implement appropriate manufacturing tools, techniques, processes, jigs, fixtures and equipment

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager should have the following skills or experience:

  • Ideally degree qualified
  • Experience of low / medium volume automation
  • Strong practical problem solving skills with the knowledge and experience to mentor others in the use of disciplined problem solving tools and techniques such as 8D, FMEA, Control Plans, SOP's is essential, along with experience in implementing APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) and PPAP (Production Part Approval Process)
  • Knowledge and experience of implementing lean methods (5S, Six Sigma, Kaizen)
  • Knowledge of Siemens Teamcentre MPP and NoMuda Visual Factory software would be an advantage

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with the ability and experience of dealing with supplier and customer representatives at all levels, have excellent prioritising, organisation, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Wantage based technology and engineering service business will offer you:

  • £Competitive
  • 26 Days holiday
  • Excellent benefits package

No Certificate of Sponsorship is available. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Manufacturing Engineering Manager and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Manufacturing Engineering Manager role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

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.