Manufacturing Manager

Competitive Salary & Benefits
03 Jul 2018
02 Aug 2018
Rosie Connor
Role Title and Location: Manufacturing Manager, Bolton
Job Ref No: P7152
Salary: Up to £50K plus bonus & benefits
What’s the opportunity?
We are seeking a Manufacturing Manager to work as part of our Manufacturing Team.  
What will you be doing?
The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for all elements necessary to achieve the manufacture and delivery of hardware by effective and efficient use of resources (people, machines, materials) to time, cost and quality.
Specific Responsibilities include:
  • Assembly, integration and test of hardware to project requirements to time, quality and cost; includes the build of missiles and associated sub systems, prototype and early development hardware and test/trials equipment for use within an engineering environment and production build
  • Managing day to day deployment of resources and facilities to meet programme needs through engagement and interaction with Manufacturing Team Leaders and Senior Logistics Controllers
  • Interaction with all Supply Chain interfaces as required and, where appropriate, influence in order to meet Manufacturing programme needs
  • Safeguard the health and safety for all deployed resources within the areas of responsibility in accordance with company procedures and current legislation
  • Support and promote Manufacturing performance initiatives
  • Support to Manufacturing related contract closure activities as appropriate
  • Proactive involvement of Manufacturing best practises and identification/quantification of appropriate investment plans whilst maximising efficient use of resource and facilities
  • Support to industrial relations activities within the Manufacturing environment
  • Proactive involvement in the development of deployed staff
  • Ensure that the devolved quality ownership activities are undertaken and operations comply with MBDA Quality System and project quality plans
  • Coordination of effective non-conformance management reviews
What are the benefits for you?
  • This role offers the opportunity to manage the manufacture of early development/prototype hardware with an opportunity to influence the Manufacturing process at a very early stage.  This role will also provide many stimulating challenges, personal development opportunities and an opportunity to influence decisions at a senior level.
What’s great about joining this team?
  • Manufacturing UK prides itself in providing the ultimate application of Manufacturing expertise and capability throughout the whole lifecycle and supply chain of our product.  Responsibility and accountability go with this role with a strong supportive organisation to call upon.
Who and what we are looking for from you?
  • Ideally qualified to HNC/HND in relevant subject.
  • Proven record of success in Manufacturing management
  • Strong leadership coupled with high level of communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
  • Sound knowledge and experience of EN9100/AS9100
  • Good planning and organising skills to ensure multiple tasks are prioritised and monitored to deliver set objectives
  • Capability to identify sustainable business improvements & ensure effective implementation
  • Ability to build individual & organizational capability by developing competencies & technical knowledge of fellow team members
  • Recognise and understand customer requirements
  •  and respond to them
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Highly self-motivated and demonstrate a determination and persistence to deliver results despite obstacles and setbacks 
What would you get?
Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, an employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
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