Head of Production Engineering

Title - Head of Production Engineering

Category - Engineering

Location - Cambridge, United Kingdom

Type - Permanent

Status - Full Time

Closing Monday, November 06, 2017

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To apply for the Head of Production Engineering job role, please email your cv with covering letter to recruitment@marshalladg.com.

Vacancy Details

Job purpose:
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for an experienced and innovative Engineer to join its dynamic senior leadership team as the Head of Production Engineering. Reporting directly to the Engineering Director you will have responsibility for all aspects of the production engineering function.
We are seeking a talented and knowledgeable candidate who has proven experience of leading a production or manufacturing engineering function from an established aerospace manufacturer.  Candidates will provide strong leadership and management of the Production Engineering team to support new product introduction from concept through to production, including bringing innovative techniques and process to deliver in a timely and cost effective manner.

Key Tasks:
- Be an active member of the Engineering Senior Leadership Team and support business strategy and growth
- Develop and maintain the production engineering team’s competence and efficiency and support the company continuous professional development.
-To ensure that production engineering is an integral part of the product lifecycle activities driving the design for manufacture and installation assembly activities in an innovative and cost effective manner.
-Keep up to date with the latest processes and techniques that will ensure the design team is supported and best practice is achieved.
-Lead and advise on systems, layouts and capital equipment to ensure effective implementation of any production environments necessary to deliver products and services.

Key Skills/Competencies:
-Strong, transformational leadership style, with a good understanding of production engineering including concurrent engineering and design for manufacture aspects.  
-Understanding of the regulatory environment for EASA Part-145 and where possible a knowledge of development environments including EASA Part-21J or UK MOD DAOS.
-The ability to build a team and demonstrate excellent communication skills.
-A keenness to keep up to date with the latest technological developments.

-The position requires a qualification to degree level or equivalent with demonstrable experience in    aerospace production.  Previous managerial experience in either production or engineering   management is mandatory.
-Previous regulatory post holder knowledge would be beneficial.

Marshall ADG offers employees an attractive reward package. This comprises:
•Competitive base salary
•Commensurate with Marshall Grade: 
•Discretionary bonus scheme
•25 days holiday plus bank holidays
•Generous company pension scheme
•Access to a healthcare plan
•An excellent flexible benefit scheme
•Access to a discount scheme which offers substantial savings with a range of retailers, hotel chains, holiday companies etc.

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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To apply for the Head of Production Engineering job role, please email your cv with covering letter to recruitment@marshalladg.com.

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