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Lead Engineer

  • Reference: 018
  • Closing Date: 31/03/2019
  • Type: General Application

Job Title: Lead Engineer
Department: Technical
Reporting to: Engineering Manager

Overall Purpose of the Role:

As a key member of the Engineering Team the successful candidate will deliver ongoing improvement in the performance of all plant and equipment through effective guidance, support and development of a Team of engineers. Working very closely alongside Operations and Quality Assurance personnel you will ensure your team effectively support the manufacture of our products utilising data analysis and problem-solving skills along with process competency and effective maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility to adhere to the Companies Health and Safety policy at all times, operating to and
  • Promoting the development of quality standards and procedures
  • Take ownership of tasks and continuously seek more efficient and effective methods
  • Control of budgets with a purchasing limit up to £500
  • Responsibility for safe working and the application of safety permits whilst on shift
  • Oversee the effective completion of the maintenance system reviewing performance effect on equipment
  • Review of manufacturing performance data ensuring the Engineering Team are focused on key issues that will ensure company KPI’s are met
  • People Management – ensure the ongoing training and development of the engineering team to provide the best level of Engineering support
  • Shift responsibility for the ongoing provision of good quality tooling and spares are always available
  • Provide concise and accurate data for Shift handovers
  • Responsibility for key manufacturing issues whilst on shift providing clear communication on actions and current status
  • Ensure key principals of Lean are adopted within department focusing on continuous improvement, waste reduction and 5S activities

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