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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

  • Cheshire
  • Contract
  • Up to £183 per day


  • Manage and Develop site Manufacturing Engineering resource and competency
  • Governance of Manufacturing Engineering in support of site Operations, ensuring all Operations processes are carried out in a safe manner with process risks ALARP.
  • Responsible Engineering Manager for Operations Process Changes.
  • Deploy Manufacturing Engineering resource to the best effect for the business.
  • Drive and support the identification and resolution of process and product issues within Operations, relating to Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery.
  • Drive and support, through the CI Strategy & Greenbelt Projects, the implementation of process improvements and Lean Manufacturing methods.
  • Drive and support the development and ongoing maintenance of Basis of Safety documentation and implementation of necessary controls.
  • Assure manufacturing Process Safety through identification of process risks and implementation of the necessary controls to ensure risks are As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP).
  • Co-ordinate the initiation and management of Engineering Change Control within Operations.
  • Ensure Manufacturing Engineering employee competence is defined, recorded, and monitored.
  • Provide recruitment and training to address any capability gaps as appropriate.
  • Provide mentoring and career development to Manufacturing Engineering employees.
  • Review and optimize systems of working relating to the function (Incl. BMS procedures and policy)
  • Proactively review function performance and maintain action plans for function development.
  • Proactively energize and engage the function through Leadership, Communication, and Support.
  • Support and energise employees across the business to implement their own improvement ideas.


  • Science or Engineering degree or equivalent – Manufacturing / Electrical / Mechanical
  • Recognised qualification in management – ILM Level 3 or higher equivalent
  • NEBOSH certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • 5+ years experience in a manufacturing environment of a similarly highly controlled nature (aerospace, automotive, nuclear, pharma, medical devices, etc.)
  • 5+ years experience in a leadership role, responsible for output and leadership of direct reports
  • Knowledge of working production environments safety critical aspects and compliances
  • Knowledge of the Business Management System and experience producing policy and procedures
  • Ability to liaise with regulatory and government related bodies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent numeracy and mechanical comprehension

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been assessed as INSIDE IR35

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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