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Engineering Manager - CNC

Ref #: EM/AR/1502
Jason Duffy 15/02/2021
Location: Preston Not Disclosed Preston
Salary: 30000 - 33000 £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: Mid/Senior Level
Date: 15/02/2021
Engineering Manager - CNC

We are working exclusively with one of the largest Graphite machine facilities in Europe to recruit an engineering manager with strong CNC machining experience

The Engineering Manager will oversee a small team at their facility located on the outskirts of Preston, splitting your time between management responsibilities and hands-on machining. Because of this, we need a communicative team-player who also has a great capacity for attention to detail.


Hours per week: 38, This is 6.00 – 16.00 Monday to Thursday, with 30 minutes unpaid per day for lunch. Approximately 50% of the time to be spent machining.

Engineering Manager duties.

  • Comprehends that Health and safety is always No. 1 priority.
  • Ensure all work, procedures and facilities are operated/kept in a manner that is safe, to current regulations, yet always striving to excel at all times, if we can improve simply do it.
  • Acts as a role model to all other employees from all aspects of work, timekeeping, attitude and behaviour.
  • Oversees organization and maintenance of tooling stock and levels.
  • Constantly reviews usage of tooling to facilitate best practice
  • Ensures operational systems are adhered to by all members of the engineering team at all times.
  • Timesheets, route-cards must be accurately completed and overseen to ensure efficiencies are maintained and continuously improved.
  • Helps with the planning and scheduling of the production
  • Monitors, maintains and strives to improve production standards.
  • Provide training and guidance to employees.
  • Meet and strive to exceed production targets whilst minimising waste and maintaining quality.
  • Encourage a dedicated team culture to increase team performance.
  • Responsible for reviewing the current engineering position and adapting plans as required to mitigate risks to employees, cost or schedule.
  • Lead continuous improvement activities.
  • Plan and direct the installation, testing, operation and maintenance, of facilities and equipment as per production requirements.
  • Work with suppliers to obtain parts and continuously explore new initiatives.
  • Ensure all equipment and other assets are fit for purpose in compliance with Quality and Safety Standard and best practices.
  • Assists with increasing the technical skills of the production team.
  • Ensures maintenance of factory and equipment buildings is up to date and the schedule of maintenance is appropriate and correctly logged
  • Ensure system programming and data backup is maintained and stored efficiently and effectively.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Prepare costings with accuracy and appropriate consideration of yields raw material and machinery/equipment as necessary.
  • Maintain the Quality System ISO- 9001:2015 to the standards required.

Machining duties

  • Carry out machining of work orders
  • Programming mills and lathes etc
  • Set-up mills and lathes saws Grinders etc
  • Inspection regime to be followed as appropriate
  • All necessary paperwork to be completed – Route Cards time sheets etc
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Salary: £30,000.00 per year

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