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Manufacturing Engineering Manager


  • Manage and Develop site Manufacturing Engineering resource and competency

  • Governance of Manufacturing Engineering in support of site Operations, ensuring all Operations processes are carried out in a safe manner with process risks ALARP.

  • Responsible Engineering Manager for Operations Process Changes.

  • Deploy Manufacturing Engineering resource to the best effect for the business.

  • Drive and support the identification and resolution of process and product issues within Operations, relating to Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery.

  • Drive and support, through the CI Strategy & Greenbelt Projects, the implementation of process improvements and Lean Manufacturing methods.

  • Drive and support the development and ongoing maintenance of Basis of Safety documentation and implementation of necessary controls.

  • Assure manufacturing Process Safety through identification of process risks and implementation of the necessary controls to ensure risks are As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP).

  • Co-ordinate the initiation and management of Engineering Change Control within Operations.

  • Ensure Manufacturing Engineering employee competence is defined, recorded, and monitored.

  • Provide recruitment and training to address any capability gaps as appropriate.

  • Provide mentoring and career development to Manufacturing Engineering employees.

  • Review and optimize systems of working relating to the function (Incl.

    BMS procedures and policy)

  • Proactively review function performance and maintain action plans for function development.

  • Proactively energize and engage the function through Leadership, Communication, and Support.

  • Support and energise employees across the business to implement their own improvement ideas.


  • Science or Engineering degree or equivalent - Manufacturing / Electrical / Mechanical

  • Recognised qualification in management - ILM Level 3 or higher equivalent

  • NEBOSH certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

  • 5+ years experience in a manufacturing environment of a similarly highly controlled nature (aerospace, automotive, nuclear, pharma, medical devices, etc.)

  • 5+ years experience in a leadership role, responsible for output and leadership of direct reports

  • Knowledge of working production environments safety critical aspects and compliances

  • Knowledge of the Business Management System and experience producing policy and procedures

  • Ability to liaise with regulatory and government related bodies

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent numeracy and mechanical comprehension

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been assessed as INSIDE IR35

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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