Manufacturing Manager

Job Title: Manufacturing Manager

Location: Burton-on-Trent

Salary: £40,000-£45,000

Job Type: Permanent

The Role

A fantastic opportunity for a highly skilled and innovative engineer to join my clients team in a pivotal role that bridges the realms of software development, electrical design, and mechanical CAD design for the creation of cutting-edge test rigs.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To be able to develop as well as implement schedules to meet the client demands, and being able to ensure resources are utilised efficiently and to high-quality.

  • To be able to analyse and optimise manufacturing processes for efficiency and to be able to be cost-effective whilst doing this.

  • To monitor and control the inventory of raw materials and finished goods to prevent wastage.

  • To identify opportunities for Continuous Improvement, which would result in cost reduction, and driving stronger manufacturing performance.

  • To collaborate with Head of Manufacturing to develop and manage budgets, ensuring the cost-effectiveness of the operation whilst maintaining high-quality standards.

  • Maintain commercial records (quotations, instructions, contracts etc)

The Candidate

  • A minimum of 5~ years’ experience in a leadership/manufacturing role.

  • To be able to implement ISO 9001 processes.

  • Experience in working with a company in a similar industry.

  • Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing certification.

  • Experience of interpreting CAD generated drawings.

  • Strong communication skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • Comfortable to work in a busy team.

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