Manufacturing Engineering Lead


Job Summary
Leading the Manufacturing Engineering Department in operating with a high level of efficiency, integrity and enthusiasm, striving to achieve excellence (and avoid mediocrity) in all endeavors. Be a creative and proactive contributor on the management team, focused on continuous improvement.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
– Works closely with Test and Quality Engineering leads in tandem with the Manufacturing Shift Lead to drive process test optimization, improvement and execution to plan
– Lead and manage the Manufacturing Engineers and Machine Support Engineers coordinating day to day activities in support of the manufacturing plan
– Display expert knowledge of the corporate Manufacturing Engineering environment
– Share information on the corporate environment with the Manufacturing Engineering (ME) function
– Display expert knowledge of the internal and external engineering environment
– Share information on the external environment with the ME function
– Drive efficiencies in current technical systems
– Manage the development of new technical systems
– Support the Engineering Manager in the evaluation and equipment needs for today and future needs
– Support the engineering manager with labour forecasting and skills needs in line with new business requirements
– Undertake technology benchmarking and drive’ best in class’ engineering solutions
– Lead and Manage the Manufacturing Engineering Function
Individual Performance Management:
– Agree clear performance metrics
– Review performance metrics and progress continuously
-Facilitate/ Coach the Manufacturing Engineers and Machine Technicians with regards to their roles & responsibilities within the team
– Build and Maintains effective Customer Relationships
External Customers:
– Support Business Development through assessing the needs of potential customers in conjunction with the Engineering Manager and Engineering Leads
– Provide effective tools and evaluation strategies to support Jabil Scotland’s quoting activity
– Provide expert problem solving and customer focussed support to individual businesses
– Drive the Manufacturing Engineering function to provide existing customers with improved business solutions
Internal Customer:
– Proactively identify internal customer needs
– Drive ‘internal customer focus’ mindset within Engineering teams
– Effectively cascade functional / business information and expectations
– Drive continuous improvement in areas of cost, quality and delivery
– Analyse and prioritise areas for Manufacturing Engineering improvement e.g. machine uptime, efficiency improvements
-Support multi-disciplined teams at all organizational levels to drive proactive involvement in continuous improvement initiatives
– Attend and lead in key JOS meetings in particular TIC and QIC
Education & Experience Requirements
– HND / Diploma / Degree in engineering or related field
– Proven track record in Engineering
– Plus 2 / 3 years managerial experience
– Computer literate with a good grasp of technical reporting / desk top applications
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