Site Lead for Manufacturing Engineering

Ref No. BHN530464
Location Portsmouth, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


I am currently recruiting for a Site Lead for Manufacturing Engineering. This role will be managing the Manufacturing department.


Leadership of Manufacturing department

The Job

As a member of the site leadership team, the Site Head of ME is accountable for delivering Manufacturing Engineering solutions to the Programs and Operations organisation. This will include creating a Zero Defect culture through the application of the Zero Defect Manufacturing (ZDM) tool suite to ensure industry leading quality performance, guaranteeing on time delivery. You will also be accountable for delivering year on year conversion cost productivity targets in collaboration with the site leadership team. Reporting to the Site Director & Regional Head of ME You'll join the Manufacturing Engineering team and take responsibility for:

  • Demonstrating a safety-first mind-set and ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.
  • Building and leading a high performance, multi-disciplined Manufacturing Engineering organisation, encompassing the whole ME perimeter including Facilities & Maintenance; this includes managing talent selection, training, development, engagement, ongoing performance and succession planning.
  • Being accountable for delivering Facilities & Maintenance performance results in accordance with Site Budget and Strategic Plan.
  • Developing close relationships with Program teams to deliver manufacturing engineering solutions in line with customer requirements and expectations.
  • Being accountable for sustaining and improving Program & Product manufacturing engineering systems in line with business case expectations.

Technical proficiency in Manufacturing Engineering, with a professional qualification / background in engineering i.e. Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical
Experience of managing New Product / Process introduction (industrialisation) & existing production process improvements
Ability to influence people, build trust and establish effective working relationships within a global organisation
Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices
Demonstrable experience in Manufacturing Engineering leadership
Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, or D1-9000
Fluent in English language, both written and spoken
Project / Program Management
Familiarity with AS9145 APQP process or equivalent

Daniel Martin
manages this role


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