Group Leader - Manufacturing (Medical Devices)

09 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Group Leader, Manufacturing (Medical Devices)

Excellent Salary + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package and Opportunities for Career Advancement

Location: Essex

** An excellent opportunity for an experienced senior manufacturing professional with a background in leading manufacturing project teams to join a market-leading manufacturer of medical devices **

The Company - Group Leader, Manufacturing (Medical Devices)

My client is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of medical and laboratory instrumentation. This organisations impressive portfolio of systems includes medical diagnostics, microscopy and specialist imaging systems, trusted by healthcare and laboratory professionals around the world. The medical devices and laboratory instrumentation systems division is an integral part of this global technology group, employing over 32,000 employees in over 120 countries worldwide. Offering 'best in class' solutions across a wide range of equipment modalities, their success is based upon a commitment to world leading manufacturing facilities, outstanding product innovation, excellent customer care and the recruitment and development of good people.

The Role - Group Leader, Manufacturing (Medical Devices)

Following expansion within their medical devices research and development and manufacturing facility, this market-leading organisation now seeks to recruit a dedicated and technically minded Manufacturing Group Leader, managing a modern production facility manufacturing a range of medical devices. Responsibilities include:

* Provide technical expertise, advice and guidance to the engineering group & production team
* Ensure adequate resource and expertise is provided for projects, production support and quality incident investigations
* Effectively manage and communicate the activities being undertaken by the group
* Take responsibility for the project lead role on specific projects
* Assess viability of new processes and projects
* Conduct salary reviews and appraisals for group members
* Conduct health & safety and process risk assessments as required
* Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of appropriate regulatory standards
* Participate in Continuous Improvement activities

Your Background - Group Leader, Manufacturing (Medical Devices)

To be considered for this role, you should have the following background:

* Degree/HNC (or equivalent) in a relevant Engineering discipline
* Previous experience of leading engineering teams in a related environment
* Familiarity with engineering processes and technical standards
* Experience of introducing processes that follow lean principles
* Experience of process validation
* Good problem solving & analytical skills
* Computer & IT literacy, familiarity with Office tools, ERP systems and 2D or 3D CAD
* Good Written & Verbal communication skills
* Experience of working in a medical devices background and familiarity with FDA regulations would be advantageous but not a prerequisite

The Benefits - Group Leader, Manufacturing (Medical Devices)

This is a truly excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation offering excellent product training and genuine opportunities for career progression. A generous remuneration package is also guaranteed, including competitive salary, healthcare, contributory pension scheme and childcare vouchers, along with the opportunity to progress your career within a market-leading organisation.

This vacancy is being advertised by TRS Consulting (UK) Limited. The services advertised by TRS Consulting (UK) Limited are those of an employment agency and / or an employment business