Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Location UK / Tyrone

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1349664

 Job Description

Lead Manufacturing Engineer

LEAD MANUFACTURING ENGINEER                                                              JOB REF: 0400


Our client is a diversified global manufacturer reporting in five business segments. They manufacture a broad range of equipment for use in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, manufacturing, mining, shipping, transportation, refining, energy and utility industries.


Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Manager, the Lead Manufacturing Engineer will have the specific skills to guide and mentor a team of Manufacturing Engineers. They will be expected to provide leadership to ensure manufacturing build processes are in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible, to better perform the key processes and to increase focus on innovation, product development and support.


  • Mentor, coach and develop engineering talent.
  • Collaborate with Production Area Managers and each other to ensure process adherence and consistent sharing of information across site – with a specific focus on root cause analysis through problem solving.
  • Manage complex projects and timelines and drive the teams output to realise same.
  • Implementing Best Practice Standard Work/Build file doc’s onto Shop floor
  • Creation and Implementation of Manufacturing Bills of Materials, Establishing Make/Buy Decision, Plan for Every Part, and hall layouts.
  • Identify and implement cost effective solutions to tooling, material movement and paint protection improvements.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing principles including Line Balance, 5S, Poke Yoke
  • Promote and implement best practices on the new NPPD Process and support further developments.




  • Minimum HNC/HND engineering qualification OR demonstration of extensive relevant engineering knowledge gained though on job experience.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working within Engineering environment where you have had a level of responsibility and are able to demonstrate effective leadership, in both strategic and tactical decision making.
  • Competent user of MRP systems and material value streams.
  • Good technical expertise in ERP data extraction and analysis.
  • Excellent project management skills.



Contact Donna McGurk for a confidential chat on 028 8676 0044 or submit your CV via the link.


Desirable criteria may be used for shortlisting.  The Company reserves the right to vary criteria at the shortlisting stage.



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