Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1390382

 Job Description

Responsible for managing a team of Process Engineers, accountable for driving Continuous Improvement within the business, focused on quality, efficiency and cost control.

About Us:

Decora’s calibre and over 35 years history are described through the company’s products. With the development, the corporate strategies and the attention the company has paid to new technology, the blinds created by Decora can be truly appreciated by observing the amount of time and thought put into each product.

Supplying a wide range of systems, componentry and made to measure blinds, Decora can offer exclusive and distinctive blind products to trade customers who demand the very best. These venerable, specialized services offer customers the opportunity to receive a reliant service by delivering the latest innovations in the blind market.

Continually investing in training and technology, Decora have been awarded the ISO 9001 quality standard, ISO 14001 environmental standard and have been recognised as Investors in People.

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Location: Lisburn

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Role responsibilities:

  • Continually develop our continuous improvement systems to support the company business plan.

  • Drive the implementation of new and improved processes within operational functions of the business.

  • Encourage and facilitate employee through cross-functional improvement teams.

  • Control and optimise the Production Kanban systems.

  • Responsibility for the technical aspects of Production Control Software, including Bill of Materials and order documentation.

  • Monitor manufacturing material costs and create KPIs to drive efficiencies.

  • Responsible for the design of the manufacturing process flow

  • Ownership of the Engineering Change process

  • Support new product introduction in-line with NPD process.

  • Liaise with customers and suppliers

  • Ensure the adherence to all relevant process and procedures in-line with the company Quality Management System.

  • Resource machinery and provide data to support applications for capital expenditure as part of continuous improvement.

  • Along with the Technical Manager set measurable and realistic KPIs, work standards and expectations, to be monitored and communicated regularly, and action where appropriate.

  • Responsibility for aspects of the training and development for yourself and your team to enhance skill levels, product knowledge, flexibility, health, safety and welfare of your team.

  • Provide strong leadership, direction and mentoring, thereby fostering and sustaining co-operation and team spirit.

  • Flexible to travel to other sites and suppliers as and when required.

  • Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time, including discretional overtime.

Essential Criteria

  • Mechanical or Manufacturing engineering related degree (minimum 2:2 classification)

  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience working in a senior role within an Engineering Department, in a manufacturing environment.

  • People management experience within manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrable experience of successful change management, process improvements or utilisation of continuous/business improvement techniques

  • Experience of LEAN

  • Experience of training/developing staff

  • Energetic and enthusiastic

  • Full clean UK driving licence with access to own vehicle.

  • Can Do Attitude

  • Assertive and confident manner

Desirable Criteria

  • Familiar with ISO 9001 (2008)

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Please forward your CV and covering letter, which demonstrate how the above criteria are met, through the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Closing date: Friday, 22nd February 2019.

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