Manufacturing & Engineering Manager

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: Competitive Salary

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 23/07/2021

Manufacturing & Engineering Manager

– Newent 

– Full Time, Permanent 

– Offering a competitive salary 


RE Recruitment are currently recruting for a manufacturing & engineering manager for our client based in Newent.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Focus on process improvement and engineering for all aspects of manufacturing to maximise output and enable flexibility of workforce and machinery usage
  • Working closely with the Production Supervisors and Planning Manager to ensure the following key performance measures are achieved
  • To achieve the output figures ensuring that the agreed product mix is adhered to and that the oldest orders are completed first 
  • To achieve the output figures using the agreed direct labour pool in the most efficient manner and within agreed limits for overtime working.
  • To communicate clearly and regularly with the supervision in the plant and the employees to ensure that everyone is aware of the daily/weekly and monthly priorities in order to achieve the appropriate site budgets
  • To develop and implement plans and strategies to recover shortfalls in production and to work with the plant supervision to ensure these plans are implemented successfully and on time
  • To work closely with the Operations Manager and other members of the site management team to help achieve the overall objectives of the business
  • To ensure that quality targets are met and corrective action is taken in a timely manner to correct faults and work closely with the Quality Manager on improvement projects 
  • To develop and maintain high levels of housekeeping and organisation throughout the workplace and promote good housekeeping at every level 
  • Accountable for all Maintenance & Engineering activities on site
  • Line management of Engineering Manager and Production Supervisors, providing mentoring and guidance on day to day activities 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience of managing a successful manufacturing unit which regularly achieves daily volume requirements and efficiency targets
  • Strong process improvement and engineering background and experience
  • Experienced line manager and able to deal with a variety of employment matters – recruitment, performance, conduct and absence
  • Manufacturing / Engineering background or qualification
  • Highly organised approach to work and able to react positively to demands from the business
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to influence individuals
  • Positive approach to work with a passion to succeed

If this role sounds of interest to you, apply today.

RE acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

RE Recruitment would like to thank you for applying for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications however if you haven’t heard from a consultant within 5 working days, this unfortunately means that you have been unsuccessful.


SalaryCompetitive Salary
Job ReferenceSHMAN
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date23/07/2021
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted16/07/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Samsul Hussain

Recruitment Consultant


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