Production Design Manager

Posted on Jun 10, 2019 by CV-Library

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Due to continued growth my client is now seeking a highly skilled professional to lead our Engineering Design Team. The role will comprise the full range of generalist and specialised duties of Design Engineer with additional responsibility for leading, inspiring and developing a small team of Engineers.

Key responsibilities

* Lead, inspire and develop a team of Production Engineering professionals Effectively co-ordinate the distribution of work & projects

* Ensure accountability of individuals and the team for quality of work, results produced and project Generate KPIs and aim to achieve these by using SMART goals

* Lead & facilitate effective interdepartmental relationships and communication

* Act as the conduit for effective communication flow; working to resolve challenges and conflicts in a professional, timely manner

* Collaborate with Design & Development Engineering to develop prototypes using 3D modelling software to effectively engineer the prototypes for various downstream manufacturing

* Provide Design team with Manufacturing feedback and ensure effective communication with Production team to achieve joint goals and process improvements

* Actively support the handover of new products / processes into the manufacturing environment, developing training documents as required

* Maximise machine and material utilisation and efficiency, minimising manufacturing costs without compromising on product fit, form, function or quality

* Act as technical back up for production Understand quality, CE Marking and H&S policies and regulations in relation to practice and product design

* Ensure Quality & Compliance are involved with their respective parts of product This may include FDA regulations, MHRA regulations and CE marking regulations

Key Requirements:

* A good level of experience in manufacturing industry is essential

* Experience of leading people or with the clear leadership aptitude

* Competent with CAD packages (i.e. Solidworks or similar).

* Manufacturing software experience (Factory Master MRP desired)

* Experience of programming CNC machines and providing technical support to Manufacturing/Production team

* Qualified to degree level (or equivalent experience) with previous experience in a similar role

* Excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills

* Planning & organisation skills (including projects management)

* Able to work on own initiative, be self-motivated and enthusiastic

Additional requirements:

* Clinical knowledge or experience in working with medical devices manufacture, or postural support products would be desirable

* Knowledge of medical device regulations would be desirable

On Offer is a very competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays, company pension and Healthcare Scheme

Reference: 210190159

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