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  • DUBLIN 2
  • Job reference number:15419656
  • Client ID:RI/AM16648
  • Posted on:08-JAN-2019
  • Location:LOUTH
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Production Engineering Manager - County Louth.

In this role you will leadall manufacturing engineering, encompassing capital and process development projects, by providing superior technical knowledge.

• Implement and manage continuous improvement principals by highlighting deficiencies and recommending changes in training, working practices and processes
• Reduce waste and variance by applying Lean tools and principles in order to increase efficiency and productivity in the factory
• Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice production engineering; planning vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance and support growth strategy
• Act as the main interface / conduit between the Supply and R&D functions, facilitating improvements to the assembly process through product / process changes, in a timely manner including NPD
• Manage the Production Engineering team, performance management and development, assessing priorities and providing direction to ensure all tasks are completed to the highest of standards (operational excellence)
• Develop detailed work instructions for the assembly of the product range ensuring they are assembled to correct technical standards utilizing tools and fixtures to remove any H&S or Quality Assurance risks
• Create plans and budgets in support of the growth strategy
• Develop, implement and track department budgets and headcount requirements on a monthly cycle
• Develop department KPI’s which reflect the improvements achieved and report on a monthly cycle
• Reduction of End to End cycle time across all platforms with the aim of improving facility H&S, Line Balance, adherence to Takt times and RFT activities etc.
• Integration of new / updated designs into the current production processes and complete an appropriate commissioning program to validate success
• Implementation of continuous improvement programs across all assembly platforms / locations ensuring compliance with lean principles
• Continuous management, review and correction of production level BOM’s for all platforms

Essential Requirements for this role:
At least 7 years’ managerial experience in a similar role within a manufacturing / assembly company
• Degree in mechanical / manufacturing engineering
• In-depth knowledge and experience of DFMEA, FMEA, APQP, PPAP and Lean Manufacturing techniques
• Knowledge of techniques and tools for process improvement (Six Sigma)
• Experience of New Product Introduction, reworking design changes and upgrades through to production
• Proven strong focus on Health & Safety, Q.A.
• Working knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD and ERP systems
• Ability to work in a multi-functional team, high-paced and multi-task environment

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