Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Job Reference
LME-TAS-A-53167
Salary Description
Competitive
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Craigavon
Job Description

Purpose:

This role will take full accountability for all manufacturing engineering activities in one or a combination of the following areas of responsibilities:

  • Product design
  • Process design
  • Equipment/Tool design
  • Production system design
  • Automated systems and control
  • Quality & continuous Improvement

 

Key Responsibilities: 

General and Task Management

  • Design, prove, implement and maintain production systems to deliver product on time, to quality and cost requirements
  • Drive continuous improvement activities in quality, cycle times, process improvement, machine availability through lean techniques and value engineering to enhance the capability of existing processes and remove waste
  • Drive product design for manufacture and assembly activities
  • Drive product CAM/CAE activities
  • Cutting tool selection/design, work holding tool design, mould design
  • Drive validation plans to ensure robust and comprehensive technical solutions
  • Develop and maintain project plans and budget profiles to ensure delivery of milestones to agreed cost targets and timescales
  • Identify and justify capital equipment investment
  • Analyse and improve material usage
  • Analyse downtime, identify trends and develop solutions
  • Ensure accuracy of manufacturing engineering procedures, documentation and systems data
  • Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • Produce written reports and make presentations
  • Deliver and drive continuous training and development
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation
  • Identify the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources as required
  • Develop, implement and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for area of responsibility
  • Ensure KPIs are met by working to the overall plan, including management of, and reporting
  • Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks relative to the value stream or central function

 Leading People

  • Ensure the delivery of the People Strategy within area of accountability
  • Lead the team, ensuring adequate staffing levels, managing holiday allowances, recruitment, training, development, appraisal, attendance, disciplinary issues and daily supervision to maximise efficient productivity
  • Motivate and coach the team to operational success
  • Monitor the completion of tasks and ensure good performance and record on appropriate systems
  • Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviours expected of them
  • Review, implement and update company records e.g. training matrices, performance reviews, risk assessments
  • Lead the team in new product and process introduction
  • Set team objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports
  • Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required
  • Ensure that the team operates in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and visitors
  • Provide technical expertise to the team

Self-Management

  • Support, comply and ensure complicity with Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Environmental standards, and all other Company policies and procedures
  • Comply with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Proactively contribute to creating a good team atmosphere
  • Anticipates and overcomes obstacles
  • Makes useful links to arrive at insightful plans and solutions
  • Embraces personal challenge
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