Development Manager (Shopfloor)

Ref: C37-S9930
The Role:
The post-holder will lead manufacturing activities within the new product development area, ensuring workmanship is carried out to required standards, budgets are met and prototype timelines achieved.    They will also ensure training needs are met, Health & Safety standards are achieved and manage the development team effectively to meet business needs.
  • Manage prototype build program along with associated development resource
  • Conduct safety audits/housekeeping inspections and complete any accident investigations
  • Implement ‘5S’ principles to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of production facility
  • Plan and utilise labour effectively ensuring operational quality, velocity and costs are on target
  • Investigate defects and ensure corrective actions implemented to prevent reoccurrence
  • Promote and support continuous improvement projects – liaising closely with development management to highlight areas for improvement
The Person:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role within an engineering/manufacturing environment
  • Ideally hold either a management qualification or a Level 3 qualification in engineering
  • Previous experience of managing/supervising teams
  • Ability to manage processes, resources and costs
  • Experience of CI processes
  • Working knowledge of Quality Systems and Health & Safety compliance within a manufacturing environment
  • An attractive salary package is on offer to the successful candidate commensurate with experience
  • 4 Day week:  Mon – Thurs 7am – 5pm
NB:   Candidates must already be eligible to work in the UK.
To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) using the link provided.
TechMet is a dedicated Engineering and Technical Recruitment Consultancy.  
The consultant managing your application will be a MEng or MSc qualified Engineer with experience in industry.  They are professionally qualified to advise on your technical suitability for this role or other vacancies.  For a confidential conversation on this or any other roles in the pipeline please contact Sean Metrustry (Director) at TechMet.