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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

12/03/2019 (11:36)
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An Engineering Manufacturing Manager with both maintenance and manufacturing engineering expertise is sought by a world leader in the manufacture of automotive components to join their plant in Liverpool. The company is a global diversified technology and industrial leader, serving customers in more than 150 countries.

The Role:

As Manufacturing Engineering Manager you will focus on maintenance management improvement and management of on-site manufacturing engineering improvements. Your overall job purpose will be:

- Guide and coordinate Advanced Manufacturing activities within development and operational projects
- Process development and assembly sequencing (process flow chart) for new programs
- Manufacturing feasibility analysis (DFA/DFM) and PFMEA on new products
- Plant and process layout for new products and plant launches
- Process specifications and recommendations regarding ergonomic improvements
- Specifications for manufacturing equipment and recommendations for procurement
- Drive Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance excellence
- Provide cost analysis of product and process alternatives

Maintenance Duties:

- Develop, deliver and continuously improve maintenance strategy in line with equipment and best practices, and establish and maintain a spares strategy compatible with this
- With the site management team, develop the most appropriate maintenance organisation balancing in house and outsourced activities
- Establish an appropriate on-site workshop facility
- Implement an appropriate CMMS
- Deliver continuous improvements to MTBF, MTTR, TCM and other relevant maintenance KPIs and put in place department and site-wide communication
- Plan all shutdowns ensuring on time delivery of all maintenance objectives
- Create preventive programs and makes certain, that safety regulations are observed
- Preventative service, and repair devices and machines
- Plan and work out methods for optimising work places and processes
- Administer and procure spare parts
- Install and implement, and create maintenance lists of: machines, plants, devices
- Check thoroughly all machines, devices, systems, installations and structural changes in order to ensure that all statuary safety rules are observed
- Create servicing manuals for all machines and circuit diagrams for all electric systems
- Permanently updating the ground plan including all buildings and estates on which the position of all pipes, cables and sewers can be seen in order to facilitate arranging repairs
- Provide a general map with the exact positions of gas and water pipes, chemical pipes and electrical pipes and sewers
- Manage the Plant security system
- Develop new production and production-supporting systems
- Play a full role as a member of the site senior management team
- Close any gaps in current organisation; implement and maintain succession plans
- Act as gatekeeper for all new plant and equipment being introduced on site
- Contact other companies, public organisations (e.g. fire brigade)
- Develop and maintain out of hours specialist support for critical equipment

Manufacturing Engineering Duties:

- Stimulate continuous improvement process (KAIZEN, DO IT) with the objective of MEQ
- Work with SD-Teams to complete product launches
- Monitor assembly equipment through production start up
- Stimulate TPM in new projects
- Monitor and audit adaptation of manufacturing best practices and standards in the plant
- Cooperate with Centre of Excellence for further development of Advanced Manufacturing tools and processes
- Ensure, support and develop manufacturing capabilities in Plant

The successful Manufacturing Engineering Manager will demonstrate:

- Bachelor`s Degree (Master`s Degree preferred) in Engineering (Mechanical or Industrial) and at least 2 years` previous experience as a Maintenance Technician or Maintenance Engineer
- At least 6 years` experience in a Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering Capacity
- OEM or Tier One automotive seating or interior trim experience
- High volume automotive manufacturing engineering experience
- Project management experiences in international environment
- Budgeting and cost control

Engineering Manufacturing Manager

Liverpool, Merseyside - commutable from

Excellent salary + benefits

Engineering Manager | Manufacturing Manager | Engineering Supervisor | Maintenance Manager | Maintenance Supervisor

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