Lead Engineer

Omega Resource Group Ltd
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Engineering Manager Manufacturing Engineering & Technical leadership within a manufacturer of Wiring Harness, interconnectors within the Aerospace, Space, Defence Sectors Stoke Job Purpose: To ensure that the engineering department and projects are delivered to the quoted quality, cost and delivery date. Primary Responsibilities Senior management of all engineering projects including status reporting to the SMT Improvement of engineering processes and lean manufacturing Planning and Management of engineering resources Key Duties to include Identification of commercial issues and opportunities to maximize revenue Review of engineering problems and improvement of processes Support and development of technical and business development strategy in support of the SMT Quote reviews and authorisation in association with the Engineers Weekly/monthly reporting of project status Review and management of project milestones and tollgates Review and management of project risks Interviewing and assessment of staff Identification and achievement of invoicing Planning and layout of manufacturing processes Review of design concepts, drawings and other technical documentation and advising on DFM Training and introduction of new manufacturing staff Monitoring of build quality, issue resolution and communication Team Management Setting weekly, monthly and quarterly plans for all team members. Setting and monitoring KPIs for all the team. Managing, coaching, mentoring and motivating all team members Interviewing and selection of team members. Annual review process of team members Recognising training needs of team members. Performance coaching of underperforming team members Involvement with disciplinary procedures alongside HR. Additional Assist the Managing Director in any special assignments / projects as requested, ensuring confidentiality at all times. Experience and Skills: Education and Training Higher engineering education in electronics / mechanical Work Experience Experience of managing major projects include commercial and customer interfaces Experience of working with project teams, customers and management groups Knowledge and Skills Understanding of AS9100 approvals includes design, qualification and manufacture of interconnection systems within aerospace / defence industry Project management up to the value of £1m Detailed understanding of cable harness manufacture Aerospace / defence background Development of strong relationships with customers. Excellent man management skills with a positive and persuasive attitude. Strong verbal and written communication skills. High level of numeracy / literacy. Strong IT skills, use Microsoft suite of packages. Strong commercial and strategic experience working to performance target. Customer focused being proactive in addressing problems and realizing opportunities. Able to adapt and lead introduction of NPIs and working practices. For more information please call Giles Churchill at Omega Resource Group on 01453 829794 or 07966 971648 Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66886697