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Manufacturing Engineering Manager - Devon. Incl. Yeovil

Automotive - Manufacturing Production
Ref: 1240 Date Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2020
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Engineering Manager is required for a leading Automotive Manufacturing firm in Exeter. As an Engineering Manager you will be responsible for providing first line support to the manufacturing facility ensuring that all necessary equipment and processes are in place to meet current and future demand and also to develop appropriate KPI’s and preventative maintenance schedules for all equipment.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a preventative maintenance schedule to cover all appropriate equipment and ensure adherence.
  • Identify and repair any failed equipment in a timely manner to minimize line downtime.
  • Define and control all appropriate key spare parts that need to be held on site.
  • Ensure all supporting documentation for all equipment and production processes is in place and up to date.
  • Ensure that an accurate database for all process timings is generated and maintained to support the production planning and manning requirements.
  • Support the implementation and ongoing requirements of a production operator training program.
  • Develop and introduce process improvements for all existing processes to ensure that cycle times are constantly being driven down.
  • Manage the production capacity to ensure that there is sufficient to meet current and future demand.


To be successful in the role of Engineering Manager, you will have the following skills & experience:

  • Higher level education to degree or equivalent
  • 10+ years relevant experience in an appropriate manufacturing environment (aerospace or automotive preferred)
  • Track record of successfully leading and developing a multi skilled team
  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing and associated tools such as DFMA and PFMEA.


This position is based in Exeter and is easily commutable from Devon, Newton Abbott, Taunton, Exmouth, Torquay


If you are an experienced Engineering Manager seeking a new, fresh challenge in your career, please apply immediately.