Machine Shop Manager

  • £42000 to £45000 Per: annum + Benefits: Excellent Benefits inc Bonus!
  • Deeside, Wales,
  • Permanent
We are recruiting for a Machine Shop Manager with sheet metal experience to join an innovative and fast growing business using the latest CNC technology to manufacture sheet metal into a carbon neutral product – the first of its kind in the UK!

This is a permanent full time position working Monday to Thursday 7.45am-4.30pm and Friday 7.30am-12.30pm with no weekend working! Salary on offer is approx. £42-45k per annum plus benefits and annual bonus of £4-5k per annum!

As Machine Shop Manager you will report into the Operations Manager, supervising and managing around 12 direct reports in the CNC department including the PIVATIC punch/ fold machine. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Supervise component manufacture in accordance with the production schedule issued by Production Control.
  • Ensure all machinery is safe to use, reporting immediately and taking remedial action if any machinery is unsafe or not functioning correctly.
  • Ensure all guarding is in place and is fit for purpose.
  • Advise the Operations Manager of any maintenance or consumables requirements.
  • Continually assess production methods and propose better working practices.
  • Check first offs conform to specification. Continually check and monitor component quality.
  • Monitor raw material stock levels weekly and liaise with Purchasing and Production Control about stock requirements.
  • Liaise with production control for order requirements and report any deficiencies or concerns that might jeopardise the production schedule.
  • Making sure there is sufficient staffing to fulfil order requirements, anticipating and arranging overtime and signing off as necessary.
  • Ensure the finished components match the expected quality standards in readiness for paint.
  • Allocate/ book completed works orders on ERP system (Sage 200).
  • Be fully responsible for and implement Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality requirements in the CNC department.
  • Ensure inspections by regulatory agencies and Insurance inspectors are coordinated and deficiencies minimised and corrected.
We are really keen to hear from applicants with the following skills and experience:
  • Previous experience as a Machine Shop Manager, Press Shop Manager, Engineering Manager or similar
  • Good knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing
  • Prior knowledge of CNC turret punching machines, Amada press brakes and Radan software is all required to be successful in this role
  • CNC Programming would be advantageous
  • Strong people management skills
  • Any lean manufacturing techniques would be desirable
  • Good IT skills with some knowledge of ERP or MRP systems and basic Excel skills
Benefits Include:
  • 25 Days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme up to 5% contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • KPI Bonus – approx. £4-5k per annum
  • Free Parking
Please apply today or call us to discuss this Machine Shop Manager role in more detail!
Imogen Wilson National Recruitment Centre Manager 0117 906 5808

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