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Manufacturing Engineering Team Leader


My client is a market leading manufacturer of technology for defence applications.

Due to continued and sustained growth they are currently looking to add a Manufacturing Team Leader to the team on a permanent basis.

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the products you must be able to obtain SC Clearance.

The Manufacturing Engineering organisation is responsible for the day to day support to the operations management and staff within the manufacturing live build facility.

An opportunity has arisen at the Henlow site for a Manufacturing Engineering Team Leader responsible for driving forward the Manufacturing Engineering function, this includes day to day management and priorities of the team ensuring a high level of responsive support is available at all times.

In addition, translating design requirements into user instructions including the development and specification of the project manufacturing architecture

Role Description
-Working with the Production Engineering Manager, you will organise the Henlow Manufacturing -Engineering function to achieve the operational objectives of the facility
-Manage the day to day activities of 3 Manufacturing Engineers
-Ensure prompt resolution of technical problems that may arise during the manufacturing process
-Ensure product build documentation is of a high quality
-Ensure manufacturing processes are efficient and capable

Qualifications / Experience
-Qualified to HNC/HND level or equivalent in an Electrical or Mechanical Engineering certificate discipline plus substantial level of experience in a complex production environment
-Proven track record of people management in a technical environment is essential
-Enthusiastic, proactive and adaptable individual able to deal with complex situations
-Excellent communication skills and the ability to convey requirements in both verbal and written media
-Proven problem solving ability
-Demonstrate a determination and persistence to deliver results despite obstacles and setbacks
-A Six sigma qualification would be beneficial

Commutable from:
Stevenage, Bedford, Milton Keynes, London, Cambridge, Braintree, Luton, Aylesbury

Key Words:
Project, Manager, Management, Defence, Build, Budget, Plan, Programme, Projects, Process, Manufacture, Manufacturing, Black Belt, Sigma, Improvement, Development, Streamline, Kaizan

For more information or to apply please contact;
Paul Randall 02392322385

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