Projects Lead - Engineering

Location: Torquay, Devon
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Contact: Guy Allen
Call: Guy
Reference: BBBH1822_1611680673
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Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, who are looking for an experienced Projects Lead - Engineer

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Torquay
Hours of work: Monday - Friday 37.5hours
Salary: £32-40K DOE

Summary:

  • Oversee all engineering inputs into the pilot line, to ensure that the engineering project plans and the production plan work together to meet the customers' demands and requirements
  • Drive project delivery to meet the defined financial requirements of the Pilot Line Value Stream ready for introduction into the Volume Value Stream Lines
  • Ensure WIP and incoming material flows through the line in accordance to the project and production plans, achieving or surpassing customers' delivery expectations
  • Ensuring all relevant technical production problems are resolved or escalated to engineering in a timely and effective manner
  • Develop and maintain accurate NPI production delivery plans identifying resources required e.g. space, operators and equipment
  • Supports continuous improvement by identifying areas of deficiency in projects, recommending appropriate changes


THE ROLE:

  • Support and rive the introduction of new products and new technologies into the Value Stream
  • Instill the voice of manufacturing and the customer throughout each NPI project
  • Support the accurate costing of New Products through communication with engineering and business units
  • Ensuring products are designed and manufactured to the highest level of quality, in a safe and timely manner that will meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Interact with engineering and operations to support fast problem solving and forward planning for production requirements
  • Builds strong alliances across all functions and liaison with Quality, Commercial, Engineering and Supply Chain to meet the customer and project needs
  • Maintains a safe work environment, performs all job duties in a safe manner ensuring a high level of awareness amongst employees whilst complying with all policies and procedures
  • Monitors, reviews and improves manufacturing and quality related activities and drives corrective and preventative actions
  • Performs all job duties within ISO and AS standards, regulatory or statutory requirements
  • Works closely with the production supervision to ensure all operators are working on the correct products and projects
  • Works closely with the Engineering, Production Planner and Materials Issuer to ensure materials, build instructions, resource and equipment are available, on time for production
  • Monitors, reviews and improves project lead times


PERSON SPECIFICATION -

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent is desired
  • 3+ years' experience in a technical engineering environment
  • 2+ years' experience in project and/or program management
  • Use of Syspro (or equivalent) and legacy business systems
  • Understanding of manufacturing metrics
  • Preferable background in Fibre Optics/Photonics engineering
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Exposure to a LEAN manufacturing environment



Closing date is 26th February 2021

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Gap professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.