JAM Recruitment Ltd
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Engineering / Manufacturing Supervisor

The Background

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Engineering Supervisor to support, grow and continuously improve the manufacture of world class products.

The candidate will be a critical team leader in developing new methods of manufacture for machining of internal components to drawings specifications.

You will be required to working closely with the Engineering, quality and Manufacturing teams to influence the design for manufacture on existing products and NPI.

Key elements for the role will be NPI, customer liaison for NPI to include APQP, PPAP etc.


Knowledge of designing jigs & fixtures, tooling, create work instructions, improve product flow, transfer machining from old assets to new and create cell layouts new or existing machining areas.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an organisation that are dominating their market place, with huge expansion plans, fantastic training and enviable retention of staff.

The Role

As the Engineering Supervisor you will be responsible for:
, Manage Engineering team from office based to hands on technical team.
, Work closely with the other heads of departments.
, Lead process improvements and NPI projects.
, Develop the machining cells to ensure they are world class.

, Support the production team on a day to day basis to ensure timely delivery of customer expectations.
, Support the machining cells on real time problem resolution and technical issues.
, Be proactive in the recommendation of new or improved manufacturing techniques.
, Supply cost down analysis and project plans to reduce prime costs.
, Create and develop product BOM's, routings and work instructions.

, Compiling manufacturing cost estimates.

- If no experience then training will be given.
, Identify waist and define methods of reduction within the process to allow continual improvement.
, Support Capex plans, Capex creation and Capex implementation.

The Person

To be successful in the role of Engineering Supervisor you will have the following skills and experience:
, A proven track record within Production / Manufacturing Engineering or similar.
, Strong knowledge of machining techniques.
, A good knowledge of castings.
, A good knowledge of cutting tools.
, Knowledge of Mazak controls is desirable
, Fixture design is desirable.
, Extensive knowledge in machining large & small cast & steel components.
, Experience in implementing lean improvements within a machining & assembly environment.

(Kaizen, Flow, 6's, Process Mapping, RCCR, SMED, Standard Operation Sheets, TPM & Visual Management).
, Extensive knowledge of BOM's, routings and work instructions.
, Automotive industry or off highway experience will be beneficial.
, Experience of managing Capex projects.
, Experienced in NPI and process improvements.
, Able to compile shop floor process instructions and safe working procedures.
, Able to work under own initiative, lead teams and as part of a team.
, Experience of time measurement and analysis of lost time.
, Communicating and presenting data effectively.
, Familiar with Quality Systems / PPAP & Environmental Issues.
, Previous experience working manual & CNC machine tools.
, Experience implementing Lean improvements.
, Experience in mid / low volume assemblies.
, Ability to pick up a project from cradle to grave hitting pre-determined time lines.

Education / Qualifications:

, Recognised Technical Apprenticeship.
, HNC level equivalent in mechanical engineering or equivalent experience.
, CAD experience is desirable.
, Experience of Mazak controls and machines preferred.
, Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

The Package

In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £36,000 - £42,000 (depending on experience) and an industry leading benefits package.


To apply for the position of Engineering Supervisor, please send your CV to Gabrielle Beaver via the ‘apply now' button.



*PLEASE NOTE: interviews will be taking place over the next week




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