Production Engineering Team Leader

Recruiter
Redhill
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
£24500 - £34500 pa
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Production Engineering Team Leader A High-Tec engineering company are looking for a Production Engineering Team Leader to be responsible for delivering technologies and solutions required by the business to support strategic growth. This role will focus on reducing manufacturing costs and improve yield, which will directly impact their customers, whilst supporting the Projects' team in developing product variants for new applications. Key Responsibilities - Support the Head of Production Engineering to develop a highly flexible and capable Operational support team adopting best practice production and design techniques and problem solving tools. Develop the capability of the team through building a framework of coaching and mentoring within the team to understand and close skills gaps. Drive the team to ensure that manufacturable products are designed at target cost and quality, while working with Operations to ensure smooth transition to volume production. Assist in the development of tools & techniques to support team activities in continually improving yield & scrap levels. Drive the team to ensure Process & Equipment capability is continually being developed and improved. Manage the team to provide robust technical and cost information to the preparation/bid process in order to win business whilst minimising technical risk, project delays and cost overrun. Skills and knowledge required - Demonstrable experience in an engineering function in support of manufacturing. Demonstrable experience of Lean manufacturing and associated tools. Understanding of SPC data and calculations Problem solving experience (8D, A3, Root Cause Analysis etc.)

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