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Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer / Process Leader
Location: Redditch
Salary: to 35-40k
Our Client is is a leading global service provider of precision-forged and machined components in titanium, aluminium and special steels. They currently have a vacancy for a qualified and experienced Manufacturing Engineer /Process Leader.
The Manufacturing Engineer / Process Leader is to manage an operations team within an aerospace forging environment to deliver product manufacturing on time; drive standards; follow SQDCP performance improvements and customer satisfaction. The Process Leader reports to the Forge Manager and is responsive to customer / supplier demands and NPI's and proactive in moving the business forward. This is a role which requires hot metal forming skills where possible and team management experience.
Working within a leading forging and machining organisation in Worcestershire focused on components primarily for the aerospace sector, the Process Leader will be responsible for:
• Headcount ranging from circa 15 - 50 heads
• Managing and motivating Process Team Leaders, and Process Operatives
The Process Leader will be responsible for:
• The operating budget of the cell
• Cell and associated business Planning including capacity management
• Performance Management / Production System Manpower - People management, absence, productivity, skills, training
• Machines - Asset care / Die Care
• Methods - Standard Operations
• Material - Production plan, Flow, Logistics, inventory
• Delivery metrics - OTIF, Arrears reduction, Customer satisfaction, Business unit costs and revenue output in line with budgets, build and maintain buffer stocks
• Standardisation of process and consistent application
• Working environment - compliance to company Policy and EHS directives
• Leading, setting standards, guiding and coaching in line with vision mission values
• Responsible for the process stream 24/7
• Meeting with customers
• NPI in line with project management policy milestones
Experience and Qualifications
• HN qualification in Mechanical / Production Engineering / Business Analysis where possible
• Extensive knowledge / experience leading teams in the forging / casting / hot metal environment